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Vintage Aircraft Anniversaries

Vintage Aircraft Association Anniversaries and Gatherings at AirVenture 2021The Vintage Aircraft Association (VAA) will celebrate its 50th anniversary at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 with notable vintage aircraft anniversaries and gatherings. Some of the unique aircraft that will be highlighted will include the following:

Stinsons - 100th Anniversary

Carried over from 2020, the Stinson family of aircraft will be celebrating its 100th anniversary. Stinson owners who want to participate should contact the Stinson Owners Group at

Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer - 70th Anniversary

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer family, to be joined by other Short Wing Pipers such as the iconic Vagabond, Clipper, Pacer, and Colt. Short Wing Piper owners should contact the Short Wing Piper Club at

Limited special parking areas have been established for these two groups.

Owners of other notable vintage aircraft should contact their type clubs (noted below) for additional gatherings at Oshkosh.

Due to limits on aircraft group parking areas at AirVenture, aircraft types may park together only if they arrive together. There is designated parking for past Oshkosh grand champion aircraft.

VAA officials also welcome a limited number of aircraft for its Affordable Aircraft area, which highlights how vintage aircraft provides a way into aviation ownership at an affordable price. Interested aircraft owners may contact VAA through that webpage.

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