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Happy 50th Birthday To The OV-10 Bronco!

Happy 50th Birthday To The OV-10 Bronco! On July 16, 1965 the OV-10 Bronco was born! On July 16, 1965, North American Aviation test pilot Ed Gillespie took the first YOV-10A, the prototype Bronco, into the air for it's first test flight in Columbus, Ohio. Amazingly, fifty years later the Mighty Bronco is STILL in active

By |2018-11-28T22:40:54+00:00July 16th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Gone West: Legendary NAA/Rockwell Test Pilot Ed Gillespie

We are deeply saddened to report that our friend Ed Gillespie flew west on July 9, 2015. Ed was well known to many in the Bronco world, and his tales of the test flights during the development of the OV-10 Bronco ranged from amusing to downright incredible. (How crazy? That's Ed visible in the front

By |2018-11-28T22:41:44+00:00July 13th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

OV-10B Bronco Crashes In UK

Tony de Bruyn Seriously Injured in Crash on July 10, 2012 By Mike Whaley UPDATE: Tony is back to good health and is flying Broncos again, putting on great airshows and promoting the OV-10 like gangbusters! Follow the latest and greatest from his Bronco Demo Team at BroncoDemoTeam.comWe were sad to learn that one of Bronco

By |2018-11-28T22:28:14+00:00July 11th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Light Attack Aircraft Proposal Rejected By Congress

But Is Boeing's OV-10X Bronco Proposal Still Under Consideration? By Mike Whaley The Navy Times reported on Oct. 14, 2011 that both branches of Congress have rejected requests to allocate $17 million to CENTCOM for the Combat Dragon II program, which would introducea small number of propeller-driven aircraft to the Afghanistan theater of operations in

By |2018-11-28T22:29:48+00:00October 18th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

2011 OV-10 Bronco Association Awards

Contributions to the OV-10 Community Recognized By OBA Staff BroncoFest VIII was held on April 15-17, 2011 in Ft. Worth, and as always, a great time was had by all! As we do each time around, we recognized various people for their work and support towards our goals. Some of the awards were selected by

By |2018-11-28T22:36:15+00:00April 22nd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

BroncoFest VIII Is Coming – April 15-17, 2011

Join Us In Ft. Worth For A Great Time! By OBA Staff It's about that time again... BroncoFest 8 is coming soon! Here's a message from Grump: BroncoFest VIII Downloads Registration Form (Adobe PDF file, 106 KB) Registrations due April 1Event Schedule (Adobe PDF file, 905 KB) Hi folks,Finally have BroncoFest VIII pretty well nailed

By |2018-11-28T22:37:28+00:00March 1st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Happy Birthday !!! Lordy Lordy… The Bronco Turns Forty

Help The Bronco Association Celebrate The OV-10's 40th Birthday (and the OBA's 7th) - July 15-17 in Fort Worth, TX - Everyone's Invited! By Mike Whaley Forty years ago this month -- on July 16, 1965 -- the OV-10 Bronco flew for the very first time from the North American plant in Columbus, OH, under

By |2018-11-28T22:43:09+00:00January 10th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

BroncoFest V is Coming Soon!

July 15-17, 2005 - Fort Worth, TX By OBA Staff Get Ready!BroncoFest V is on the way, and this year it's a really special one! Not only does July 16th mark the 7th anniversary of your OV-10 Bronco Association, but it is the 40th anniversary of the OV-10's first flight! This year's BroncoFest has been

By |2018-11-28T22:45:18+00:00January 1st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments