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Welcome to Our Website

WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE ACTIVE SINCE 1955 ================================ Incorporated in 1955 as a Pa 501 (c)(3) Not for Profit Corporation, the OX5 Aviation Pioneers is dedicated to bringing before the public the accomplishments of early aviation pioneers and their connection to … Continue reading

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1st Convention 1956

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1955

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Curtiss Aeroplanes

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From Tom Samuel

Hi, My grandfather, Lloyd C. Pownell, was an airplane mechanic and pilot. His name is listed on your 1957 membership roster (Lemoyne, PA). He was an original member of the OX-5 Club and often flew a Curtiss “Jenny’. I’ve attached … Continue reading

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From The Secretary – Change

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Excellent Blogs

WACO NINE blog:       http://nc3397.blogspot.com/ Curtiss OX-5 blog:       http://curtiss-ox-5.blogspot.com/ Cessna    140 blog:       http://n140tw.blogspot.com/ Fly Baby blog:               http://flybabyfun.blogspot.com/

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A Nice Engine

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Beisner for Vintage Aviation

by Jim Beisner, Past National President, OX5 Aviation Pioneers, VAA# 30609. The first best kept secret is the OX5 engine that powered most military planes.  The JN-4 Jenny, the Canuck and most civilian aircraft prior to 1930, sported OX5 engines.  … Continue reading

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Air Mail Cover

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New OX5 FaceBook Page

Governors Richard Wilbur and Dennis Yerkey have created a FaceBook page for the OX5 Aviation Pioneers.  FaceBook has become an extremely popular form of communication and information.  We think the page will help spread the word of our organization. We … Continue reading

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Past Presidents

OX5 PAST PRESIDENTS 1955-58    Russ Brinkley * 1959-60    John H. Livingston  * 1961         James J. Mattern  * 1962-65    E. A. Goff, Jr. * 1966         William L. Atwood  * 1967-68    Arthur Goebel  * 1969-70    John P. Morris  * 1971-72    Karl E. … Continue reading

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Midwest Florida Meeting Photo

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Vintage Aircraft Site

http://1000aircraftphotos.com/

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Belville at 100 Attends Reunion

Carl G Belville will be 100 next March. He flew a WACO in 1936. He was very proud to show everyone the picture in his wallet.      

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Captain Billy Walker Web Site

Home Page of Captain Billy Walker Greetings!  If deemed appropriate, I’m hopeful you will show a link to my website.  It is an aviation website with, presently, some forty four stories, videos, along with photos. Many references to the OX-5 … Continue reading

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You Are Invited To Join

YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN OUR ORGANIZATION Online Membership Application ANNUAL DUES       $30.00 Send your application and check to: OX5 Aviation Pioneers PO Box 769 Troy, Ohio 45373 ALL ARE WELCOME OPEN TO ALL You do not have to be a … Continue reading

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The Best OX5 History Book

This Limited Edition book was Published and copyrighted by the OX5 in 1985. It contains hundreds of photos and early member biographies. Owned and scanned for posting by Dennis G. Yerkey, Gov & Webmaster,  you will not find a better source … Continue reading

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Enola Gay H-Bomb Pictures

Forest Arden was the chief flight mechanic of a B-29 stationed at Tinian Island.  His aircraft was parked nearby to the Enola Gay and he watched the loading procedure of the first Atomic Bomb.  He said that security was strictly … Continue reading

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Blue Swallow Aircraft

6-10-2016 From: John Gaertner Hello James, I received my Spring News letter this morning. Thanks! I am attaching some details that I hope will be helpful to others in the OX5 club? I would like to see if they could … Continue reading

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Items at KLBE

CBW Owned Items at the KLBE museum  

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Orange OX5 Engine Spec Book

Orange OX5 Engine Spec Book

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A Place-Latrobe Airport

A History of the Latrobe Regional Airport and the Pittsburgh Area. Featuring– Biographies of the Pioneers: (Charles B. “Charlie” Carroll, James DeWitt Hill, Carl Strickler, Raymond “Pappy” Elder, Lloyd Santmyer, Clyde Hauger, Dave Patterson, Lou Strickler, Russ Brinkley, Frank Fox, … Continue reading

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Barbara Ball Ewing B

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Pittsburgh Aviation History

PITTSBURGH AVIATION Bettis Field, now Allegheny Count Airport Courtesy Cliff Ball Wing of Western Pennsylvania Printed winter 1993/1994 p 155 to 182

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Miss Pittsburgh

Meet Miss Pgh    Link to a great article on Miss Pittsburgh. When you enter the landside terminal at the Pittsburgh International Airport, you may have noticed a vintage aircraft hanging over your head.  That airplane is “Miss Pittsburgh”, which made … Continue reading

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Rag Bag Aero Works Inc

http://curtiss-ox-5.blogspot.com/   Dennis Harbin, owner of Rag Bag Aero Works, Inc., has given the OX5 Aviation Pioneers permission to embed his blog postings on our web site. These blogs and movies are of various restoration items and projects that he … Continue reading

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1937 Airshow Home Movies

A 30 Minute Home Movie   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvCFtA-Efisshow 1937 | Udet German stunt pliot | Wing walker | Gryo Plane |F-86 Sabre Jets

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Dean Tilton’s Ant Eater

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Airplane Photo Site

This is a link to a great airplane photo site: http://1000aircraftphotos.com/ 1000aircraftphotos.com got its start in 1998 hosted on Homestead.com, created by Ron Dupas, of Depoe Bay, Oregon, US. It was called “Aviationphotos” at that time. The images came from … Continue reading

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From Billy Walker-Arizona

11-12-2014 Greetings! I am a former president of the Arizona OX-5’ers. I have been out of the picture for several years as the Arizona bunch no longer meets largely due to no leadership along with so few members still living. … Continue reading

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Dean Tilton Engine Slideshow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2a-eNxlYPC8  

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Ernest H Buehl OX5 ID#17

Source: Rosanna Buehl, Granddaughter Rosanna Buehl www.buehlfield.info Ernest H Buehl’s OX5 ID Number was 17. Ernie checks the radiator cap on his plane at Buehl Field in Eddington, Pa circa early 1960s. Press_Release_San_FranciscoPress_Release_San_Francisco     Ernie Buehl flying his 1927 … Continue reading

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Memphis Belle

Memphis Belle at Pittsburgh, Pa.                                                            For all the aviation enthusiasts The Memphis Belle, a WW II B-17  restored “Flying Fortress Bomber”, was at the Allegheny County Airport (Pittsburgh, Pa) over the weekend. Photos by Ron Parry                                                      

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