The Experimental Aircraft Association began sixty years ago as a flying club. "Because the planes we flew were modified or built from scratch, they were required to display an 'expirimental' placard where it could be seen on the door or cockpit," explains founder Paul Poberezny on the association's website. From that small group of individuals, the EAA has now grown to over 175,000 members and 1,000 branches internationally.
Right now luxury carmakers are doing booming business, and rivals BMW and Mercedes are faring better than ever. Both auto manufacturers produce in excess of one million vehicles annually, and profits are coming in by the fistful. At the same time, Audi is growing faster than both luxury stalwarts, and with 22 models coming in the next couple years, the gap may between No. 3 and the perennial Big 2 German luxury autoamakers may shrink even faster. One reason for Audi's pace is that the folks from