Aircraft Spruce is a proud sponsor of these aviation groups, organizations, racers, and aerobatic teams.
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Changing Lives Through The
Challenge and Freedom of Flight
Able Flight was created by pilots who believe that the life-changing experience of learning to fly is best shared, and designed the Able Flight Scholarships to enable people with disabilities to pursue that experience.
With a membership base of more than 400,000 pilots and aviation enthusiasts in the United States, AOPA is the largest, most influential aviation association in the world.
AOPA has achieved its prominent position through effective advocacy, enlightened leadership, technical competence, and hard work. Providing member services that range from representation at the federal, state, and local levels to legal services, advice, and other assistance, AOPA has built a service organization that far exceeds any other in the aviation community.
GROVE AERO is an elite Air Racing team competing in the National Championship Air Races since 2010. They're dedicated to the pursuit of aviation, air racing and the development of A New GENERATION OF AIR RACE AIRCRAFT.
Patrick McAlee is a professional Airshow pilot who executes his maneuvers to a choreographed music playlist all while practicing precision, professionalism and safety." Patrick mixes his intense personality with his hardcore passion!
Dateline, February 28, 2003, Tom Abele and Chris Piedemonte of Eagle Creek Systems agree to a sponsorship agreement whereby partners Tom Aberle and Andrew Buehler, with the help of Eagle Creek's funding are to build a yet unnamed Sport Biplane racer. Through the help of numerous workers and several suppliers not the least of which was Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co., seven months later we were flying Phantom. 2004 saw Phantom totally dominate the Sport Biplane racing class. Our 2004 win was with a 20 MPH advantage over the next fastest competitor. And with Aircraft Spruce's help we're not done yet!
Texas T-Cart Airshows
Texas T-Cart Airshows provides grassroots entertainment value of the old barnstorming style, and offers airshow organizers two very unique performance options, complete with varied background music, announcing and cockpit narration. Randy is the star of the show.
Imagination, tenacity and courage transform the impossible into reality: A documentary about the Ultimate Maker, Aerospace Designer Burt Rutan.
Burt Rutan's ideas have revolutionized personal flight and space travel. Now we can go behind the scenes and follow the man who continues to reshape modern aviation in pursuit of his singular obsession ... flight.
The mission of Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is to develop and maintain an internationally recognized aviation museum on Ford Island that educates young and old alike, honors aviators and their support personnel who defended freedom in the Pacific Region and preserves Pacific aviation history.
In concert with the Candler Field Museum's purpose to stimulate an interest among youth regarding possible careers in aviation, the commitment of the CFMYAP is to enhance aviation education for the youth by exposing them to the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics within aviation.
Radical, Revolutionary, Rutan. Now fly your own SpaceShipOne
RutanRC, a company formed to develop, manufacture and distribute innovative RC (radio controlled) model aircraft, announced today its launch of a Kickstarter campaign to fund the tooling, development and initial production of its first models; Burt Rutan's epic, award-winning SpaceShipOne and White Knight
The Spirit Of Katrina
by EAA 272 Chapter
In 2013, EAA 272 Chapter was given the opportunity to obtain a non-flying 1948 Aeronca sedan to use as a long-term youth project to rebuild the airplane.
Build-A-Plane is a non-profit group that matches people who want to donate an airplane to groups that want to involve kids in rebuilding them to flying status.Â We were fortunate to obtain the airplane and moved it to Superior late last year.
As a national sponsor we remain committed and believe h2ly in the benefits of the Young Eagles Program and its efforts to introduce our youth to the world of aviation. As a company we are proud to have contributed to EAA's national campaign. Aircraft Spruce has donated items throughout the years to numerous EAA Chapters to support the Young Eagles.