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2024 Winter Newsletter

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Welcome New Members

Welcome Aboard New Members.           Welcome Aboard New Members. We are delighted to welcome you as a new member. You have joined a premier aviation organization that has been charted since 1955 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.  Your … Continue reading

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OX5 Engine-a 3 page history

We have several wings and members who are actively rebuilding OX5 engines and planes.  They are Beisner, O’Connor and Wilbur.  If you are working on OX5 engines and planes, please let Hq know.                 … Continue reading

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From Shelby Scarbrough

Subject: Invitation to celebrate Aviation Hero Jimmie Mattern’s 90th Anniversary – Join us at the NYAC on June 2nd! When Jimmie Mattern, my grandfather, passed away suddenly in 1989 I stepped in as the speaker for the OX5 meeting in … Continue reading

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Welcome New OX5 Editor

Welcome Aboard Steven Standford ! Introducing the new OX5 Newsletter editor with the Spring 2023 edition. You can mail him items of interest to our P.O. Box or you can send it directly  by email at:         … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Museum

Smithsonian Museum Virtual Tour

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From Greg Gaynor, Nat Gov

A message from Greg Gaynor, National Governor . My flight instructor, Aaron Tippin, sent this photo to me.  It was taken at the Helena, MT airport.  The engine was restored and donated by Ray Woods from Brady, MT.  Now we … Continue reading

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Dean Tilton

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JOIN

You are invited to join our organization of 423 aviation minded members. We welcome all pilots, mechanics, aviation enthusiasts and aviation historians. You need not be a  pilot to join. The membership fee is $30.00 per year. We appreciate any donations added … Continue reading

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The 1929 Aircraft Yearbook

Lower left DOWN arrow to move to next page. http://ox5.org/wp-content/uploads/THE-1929-AIRCRAFT-YEAR-BOOK.pdf 505 Pages.  Give it time to load.  

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Jim Beisner Aviation Lab

James Beisner, OX5 National Gov, National Past president 2013-14 Please donate to the WACO MASTERS AVIATION LEARNING CENTER https://www.wacoairmuseum.org/overview WLC mentors have personally invested time, finances, and hard work into the success of WACO Learning Center and it is paying … Continue reading

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Bochter CBW Pittsburgh

1-14-2022 Cliff Ball Wing Member (Pittsburgh, Pa) celebrates 75th Birthday by flying 75-year-old airplane .

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Miss Pittsburgh B

Miss Pittsburgh before mounting at Pittsburgh International Airport A restoration project by the Pittsburth Institute of Aeronautics instructors and students. A two year course is now $38,000 plus extras. Link to PIA

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Plaques

Plaques

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A Swallow Flies Home

Hello Dennis and OX5 Members, Re: The 1927 Swallow my dad and brother own as well as some of our family’s aviation history. I am Chuck Laird’s son who asked me to forward along some of the information I have. … Continue reading

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Founders

Founders 1955 Charlie Carroll Clifford Ball Lloyd Santmyer Russ Brinkley Johnny Evans D. Barr Peat Al Litzenberger Blanche Noyes John P Morris Ernest H. Buehl Source:  Rosanna Buehl, Granddaughter http://www.buehlfield.info/

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OX5 Award 11-21-2019

11-21-2019 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ox5 Aviation Pioneers Receives 2019 Best of Pittsburgh Award Pittsburgh Award Program Honors the Achievement PITTSBURGH November 21, 2019 — Ox5 Aviation Pioneers has been selected for the 2019 Best of Pittsburgh Award in … Continue reading

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Wilbur’s Waco Restoration

By Rich Wilbur, Past President 2,756 views to 4-12-2023 The Anna was owned and operated by Fred Moller, a pilot and flight mechanic for Pan American.  The Anna (a 1926 improved Waco Nine) was first purchased by the Bennet & … Continue reading

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An Article by Jason Bowling

On Sat, Sep 21, 2019 at 2:29 PM Jason Bowling <kb8rnu@gmail.com> wrote: Good day: My great uncle, Joseph Bergling, was apparently a member of yours, and an aviation pioneer. I’ve been going through some of his old papers, and one … Continue reading

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Cadet Waco Restoration

POSTED ON JULY 28, 2019 BY MELODY VALLIEU WACO Aviation Cadets to restore plane TROY — The WACO Aviation Cadets is a multi-year educational program for students 10-16 years old and is held at WACO Air Museum & Learning Center. This program offers … Continue reading

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Kansas Wing Project

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