If you’re an aviation enthusiast, there’s only one place on earth to be this week – at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. This event is America’s largest annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts held each summer.
Founded in 1953, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) began as an organization for people who hand built or restored their own recreational aircraft. Today, this event is an international gathering estimating that 10,000-15,000 aircrafts will fly for the event – making the airport's control tower the busiest control tower in the world. This week-long event all takes place within 20 miles from Sunset Hill Stoneware’s production site.
For many years, our potters have handcrafted The Potbelly mug with the EAA Heritage logo for the museum store. Last year, the EAA team worked with us to launch an exclusive handmade EAA AirVenture 2011 collector series for their event. This year, our team is proud to add to their collector series with EAA AirVenture 2012 shown in the Copperhead Run glaze.
It’s natural for the aviation industry to take flight with handcrafted stoneware. We welcome all EAA visitors from across the globe. May you fly like an eagle – or at least be able to attend the Steve Miller Band concert on the show grounds tonight!
Enjoy your week. Tom