EAA Hon­ours Reno racer Den­nis San­ders

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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

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