EAA Turns 9
The January 1962 issue of Sport Aviation featured an expanded chapter news section, including a complete list of chapters, locations, and contact information. The cover featured a
unique delta-winged Baker MB- 1 built by Marion Baker of Huron, Ohio.
Inside were stories on several member projects, a short piece about the
history behind the famous poem High Flight by John Magee Jr., and a
report on the first EAA State Convention in Michigan. In Paul’s column
he noted the association’s awareness of a need to create a closer working
relationship among builders and potential builders and outlines a process
for builders to submit their information to EAA’s aircraft records files.
INSIDE THE ISSUE
C. W. Lasher shares the ups and downs of building
his own design, Little Thumper, using some leftover
Champion fuselages and Ercoupe wings.
A brief history of the 9-year-old organization is
detailed, with an update on the progress being
made at the site of the future EAA Aviation Educa-
Two pages of “What Our Members Are Doing”
debuts with 12 photos of member airplanes and
projects. This image features Frank Kelsey with
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