Groundhog Chili Ski Fly-In 2020

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. … Continue reading

Floor Crew

This week we’ve had a crew in the new hangar sealing and polishing the new concrete floor. It’s looking pretty nice! Next month will be the interior wall finishing. … Continue reading

January Snows

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 … Continue reading

Aviation Art Alert

Aviation art alert! We received this lovely original ad for the States Super Monoplane – along with dozens more – in a donation to the Archive & Library. We were gonna post this as a Name That Plane challenge – … Continue reading

Another Throwback Picture

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 … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday

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 … Continue reading

Mensile di Aeronautica e Spazio

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 … Continue reading

Happy 2020

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 … Continue reading