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There are two bands called Airkraft:

1) UK - had one single release in 1980 “Move in Rhythm”, also featured on compilation album “Hicks From The Sticks”.

2) US - North-Central Wisconsin and One of the Hardest North American Favorite Touring Bands. Born in the basement of an EauClaire household, high school buddies Mitch Viegut and Dave Saindon formed Airkraft in 1982. Early members included Drummer Mike Wood and Keyboardist Dave Roll in addition to Bassist Peter Phippen. In 1982 Airkraft released their 1st Single “Alien Probe”. Radio stations and fans embraced the new sounding song. John Price of the Leader Telegram writes in 1982 “Ask any college kid who is their favorite band and you’ll hear Journey or Foreigner , but ask any junior high or high school students in this area who is their favorite band and chances are the reply will be Airkraft”. Soon after the AirKraft released their first LP “Let’s Take Off”. Two other 45 rpm single releases ” Can’t run away from love” and “It’s not so Easy” followed from Lets Take Off with strong Wisconsin airplay. 1986 Airkraft release ” Proximity” with the 45 single “Make Believe” wich soon became the number 1 song on many Wisconsin radio stations. Other singles released from the Proximity LP were “Radio Rock” . In 1985 45 rpm”Never to Late” was realeased on single only… In 1989 Airkraft started touring heavily across the Midwest, logging over 310 performances per year! Places like Wichita KS , St.

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