Photo by Jim Labre
At the grand prize unveiling Tuesday were (l to r) Scott A Miller
Lycoming Engines; Mike Dennis, Oregon Aero; Jude Dennis, Oregon
Aero; Ben Kowalski, Garmin; Tim Casserly, EAA Chapter 22; Stuart
Horn, Aviat Aircraft; and EAA President Tom Poberezny.
July 29, 2009 - Oshkosh, Wisconsin - On
Tuesday morning, EAA unveiled the 2010 EAA Share the Spirit Sweepstakes
grand prize: a brand new, well-equipped Aviat Husky A-1C donated to EAA by
Aviat Aircraft. The sweepstakes raises money for EAA’s Young Eagles and
aviation education programs.
Joining EAA President Tom Poberezny and Aviat
Aircraft President Stu Horn were representatives from other companies
donating items to the airplane, including Garmin (a GNS 430, and a new
G500); Hartzell Propeller (a Scimitar Composite Propeller); Oregon Aero
(seat cushion system); AmSafe (a five-point rotary buckle inflatable
airbag restraint system); and Lycoming Engines (180-hp engine).
EAA Chapter 22 of Rockford, Illinois, has
organized the sweepstakes since the early 1960s.
Tickets for the red, white, and blue aircraft
are $1 each or six for $5, 13 for $10, 27 for $20, and even better deals
for larger quantities. Sweepstakes tickets can be purchased at the EAA
Sweepstakes building, just south of Exhibit Hangar A. The Husky is parked