Boating Industry

Exploring Historic Sites and Landmarks Accessible by Boat: From Tampa Bay to Marco Island

May 24, 2024 ks 0

Southwest Florida is a treasure trove of historical sites and landmarks, many of which are easily accessible by boat. Boaters can enjoy not only the scenic beauty of the Gulf Coast but also delve into the rich history that shaped this vibrant region. Below are some must-visit historic sites and landmarks along the route from …

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Uncover the Heroic Tale of Bazooka Charlie at Museum Speaker Series

May 24, 2024 ks 0

Jim Busha, the co-author of Bazooka Charlie: The Unbelievable Story of Major Charles Carpenter and Rosie the Rocketer, is the next speaker in EAA’s Aviation Adventure Speaker Series. Jim will share the heroic true tale of a high school teacher sent to war who made headlines when he strapped six bazookas to a Piper L-4, and more revelations from Carpenter’s own letters and journals, in his presentation at the EAA Aviation Museum on Thursday, June 20, at 7 p.m.

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Planting the Aviation Seed

May 16, 2024 ks 0

Millions of young people have experienced flight through EAA’s Young Eagles program, including Dusty Hanks, EAA 1140580, who is now a first officer for Delta Air Lines. He recently reunited with the volunteer pilot, Peter Hunt, EAA 374645, who almost 20 years ago gave him the flight he’ll never forget. Can you think of who planted your aviation seed?

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Volunteer Spotlight — Laurie Probst

May 16, 2024 ks 0

Laurie Probst, EAA Lifetime 709262, has quite an extensive résumé when it comes to sharing aviation with today’s youths. She was introduced to aviation two decades ago when a friend offered her a flight in a small airplane, and from that moment on she was hooked. Ever since then, she’s participated in countless programs to share the possibilities of aviation with kids.

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