Groundhog Chili Ski Fly-In is tomorrow! EAA Chapter 431’s annual Groundhog Chili Ski Fly-In is tomorrow, Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Brodhead Airport. Our regular monthly chapter meeting is also Saturday at 9:00 a.m. As always, fly in, drive in or walk in for
When it snows at Brodhead Airport, you put skis on your airplane! Here’s a shot of airport founder Bill Earleywine in 1946 with skis on his Ercoupe…not something you see every day. Bill had Ercoupe and Taylorcraft dealerships at Brodhead Airport until 1947. This ship is still flying today in
Throwback Thursday! Here’s Brodhead Airport, our home airport, way back in 1976 during one of EAA chapter 431’s early corn boil fly-ins. There are so many more cars than planes – it’s a bit playing like playing Where’s Waldo to find them – and back then there were only a
Throwback Thursday! Well, every day is a throwback day here… 😉 EAA Chapter 431 has been holding fly-ins at our home airport, Brodhead Airport, since the early 1970s. Here’s a poster from the Kelch Archive, the year that EAA’s replica of the Spirit of St Louis came to Brodhead!
We’re internationally famous! An Italian aviation magazine, JP4: Mensile di Aeronautica e Spazio, reached out to us requesting info about the Pietenpol that Gary Baglien donated to us in November. This month, they featured a small piece about the Pietenpol donation and Kelch Aviation Museum! As random luck would have
Happy new year! It’s been incredibly balmy in Brodhead, so we welcomed the new year with a bit of open-cockpit flying! May 2020 bring you clear blue skies. Thank you, one and all, for your support in 2019! From fly-ins to Facebook photo contests to seeing our Phase 1 building