Poberezny Estate to Be Preserved

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. will make the home available for tours during EAA AirVenture 2017 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Poberezny House Oshkosh
EAA founder Paul Poberezny's estate in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, will be open for tours beginning summer 2017.Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co.

The original stone farmhouse of Paul Poberezny, founder of the Experimental Aircraft Association and a prominent figure in the homebuilt aircraft community, was purchased by Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co., in an effort to preserve the estate and countless artifacts and photos inside.

More than 100 years old, the estate is located near Wittman Field, close to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. It will be available for tours beginning in summer 2017 and throughout EAA AirVenture this year.

“Aircraft Spruce and the Irwin family have maintained a close relationship with the Poberezny family and EAA for over 50 years and are honored to have the opportunity to partner with the EAA to make this historic home available to EAA members and aviation enthusiasts in the years ahead,” Aircraft Spruce said in a press release.

“This home hosted many of aviation’s leaders and icons, and countless aviation artifacts and photos representing the relationships and events that shaped Paul's remarkable life are on display throughout the home, providing insight into the lifetime passion and vision of one of aviation's greatest leaders.”