Vintage Airplane Cover

The November/December, 2015 issue of EAA’s Vintage Airplane magazine features our Curtiss-Wright Travel Air 12W in a night shot taken at Oshkosh back in July. The aircraft is sitting in the new Bill and Myrt Rose display area in front … Continue reading

Doug Holt

We received word over the weekend that Douglas Holt of Mequon, Wis., “Flew West” on Wednesday morning, October 7th, 2015. Doug was a trustee of the Alfred & Lois Kelch Charitable Trust and a mentor and advisor to the Kelch … Continue reading

12W Goes to Oshkosh

Since the Curtiss-Wright Travel Air 12W had been returned to flight and was operating beautifully, we decided to take her up to Oshkosh for the big annual EAA fly-in. (Sorry, it will never be Airventure to me!) Director Greg Heckman … Continue reading

Open House July 17-18

Those of you familiar with Brodhead Airport will know that next weekend is the annual Pietenpol/Hatz Fly-in, July 17-19. We thought it would be a great opportunity to open up our new hangars right next to all the activity of … Continue reading