EAA Honours Reno racer Dennis Sanders
The US Experimental Aircraft Association has recognised the contribution to flying made by Dennis Sanders by inducting him into its Sport Aviation Halls of
Fame on 7 November during a ceremony at the EAA Aviation Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Celebrated for his racing exploits at the controls of Pratt & Whitney R-4360 powered Sea Fury
T.20 Dreadnaught, Dennis Sanders joined the Warbirds of America Hall of Fame
Other honoured at the same ceremony included Robert Nuckolls, who joined the EAA Homebuilders Hall of Fame. Robert is an acknowledged leading expert in aircraft electronics.
John Morrissey joined International Aerobatic Club Hall of Fame. As well as winning US national championships in both the Sportsman and Advanced categories, he is known for the specialised aerobatic training camps he began in the 1990s.
John Turgyan joined the Vintage Aircraft Association
Hall of Fame. Turgyan has been committed to preserving and restoring vintage aircraft, including types built by Ryan, Stinson, Howard, Spartan, Beech, and Waco.
James Morris ‘Morrie’ Hummel is a posthumous entry to the EAA Ultralights Hall of Fame. Hummel played a major role in the interest and growth of the ultralight community.
In addition, Michel Bryson of Oshkosh received the Henry Kimberly Spirit of Leadership Award. She has chaired the International Visitors Tent team at EAA Airventure Oshkosh for more than fifteen years.
Sea Fury exponent Dennis Sanders