EAA founder Paul Poberezny dies at the age of 91
OSHKOSH - The found of the Experimental Aircraft Association, Paul Poberezny, passed away died Thursday after a battle with cancer. He was 91.
“We deeply appreciate all the support shown to Paul and Audrey over the past five months," the Poberezny family said. "As Paul often said, he considers himself a millionaire because through aviation he made a million friends. He leaves an unmatched legacy in aviation and can be best remembered by all the people who discovered aviation through his inspiration to create EAA. We also thank you for respecting our family’s privacy during this time.”
The EAA's annual fly-in is held each year in Oshkosh.