Wanted: Photos and stories of the airpark lifestyle

Posted on July 20th, 2014 by

The August issues of General Aviation News will focus on living the residential airpark lifestyle. For those of you who are living the dream, do you have some great photos of your airpark or airpark home that you’d like to... Continue Reading →

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Avfuel teams with Yankee Air Museum’s B-17 at Oshkosh

Posted on July 26th, 2014 by

Avfuel Corporation will once again sponsor the Michigan-based Yankee Air Museum’s flyable B-17 aircraft — the Yankee Lady — at the annual EAA AirVenture. Continue Reading →

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Video: South Africa by air

Posted on July 26th, 2014 by

Fly along with a group of Polish enthusiasts as they tour South Africa. A beautifully edited 6-minute video… Shout out to Zane at Backcountry Pilot as the source for this hidden video gem. Continue Reading →

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Carter Personal Air Vehicle showcased at AirVenture

Posted on July 26th, 2014 by

Carter Aviation Technologies is showcasing its newest Personal Air Vehicle (PAV) at the HAI-HELI-CENTER on the AirVenture grounds this coming week. Twenty years in the making, Carter’s second generation PAV (PAV-II) is a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft.  Carter’s Slowed-Rotor/Compound (SR/C) technology provides 200 mph... Continue Reading →

AOPA moves to new location at AirVenture

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has a new, expanded location at AirVenture this year, across from the historic brown arch that serves as the gateway to the airshow and fly-by action at Wittman Regional Airport (KOSH). Continue Reading →

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Flying Musicians return to Oshkosh

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by

The Flying Musicians Association will once again unite pilots who are musicians at the Big Dance in Oshkosh, Wis., for the annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Continue Reading →

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Scheme Designers brings Scavenger Hunt to Oshkosh

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by

After an enthusiastic reception at SUN ‘n FUN, Scheme Designers is bringing its Scavenger Hunt to EAA AirVenture 2014. Continue Reading →

AirSide Door to showcase new hydraulic doors at Oshkosh

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by

When the AirSide Door team decided to launch their new brand of hydraulic lift doors, they decided that EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh was the place to be. The AirSide team, based out of Florida, and comprised of engineers, designers, installers,... Continue Reading →

Poor maintenance brings down twin

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Piper Twin Comanche Injuries: None. Location: Bragg City, Mo. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The pilot said the right engine stopped producing power in flight and that he was unable to maintain altitude. He made a forced landing to a field... Continue Reading →

Searey Feature

Flying the Searey

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

I’m retired, so officially every day is a day off. But I do a lot of writing and lately, I’ve been looking for a little more fun in my new home state of Florida. Last week, I kicked around some... Continue Reading →

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Van’s debuts Dynon Skyview touch panel for RV-12

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

Just in time for EAA Airventure Oshkosh, Van’s Aircraft and Dynon Avionics have introduced the dual-screen Dynon Skyview Touch option for the factory-built RV-12, available Sept. 1. Continue Reading →

Think Global Flight resumes around the world flight to promote education

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

Think Global Flight, in partnership with Ardwin Freight, will soon depart from Burbank, Calif., for completion of its around the world flight in a Citation Mustang under Captain Judy Rice’s command. Second Officer will be Ardwin Freight president and owner,... Continue Reading →

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Video: What ‘Augmented Reality Aerial Navigation’ looks like

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

The tagline is “Augmented Reality Aerial Navigation.” I’m more likely to call, “WOW!” Check out this video to see what I mean… Continue Reading →

Bluetooth technology helps paper planes take off

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

TORONTO – PowerUp 3.0 has taken the average origami paper plane and transformed it into a paper drone by using the latest in Bluetooth Smart Technology and a free app for iPhone and Android devices. Continue Reading →

Redbird sponsors MyGoFlight’s iPad EFB Challenge

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

Redbird Flight Simulations is now a sponsor of the MyGoFlight iPad Takes Flight! EFB Challenge Edition, a seminar and contest series challenging pilots to get the most out of their iPads and other tablet devices. This Challenge Edition series builds... Continue Reading →

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Eclipse names second European Gold Service Center

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. (EAI) has expanded its international service center network for Eclipse 500 and Eclipse 550 twin-engine jets (pictured), adding General Enterprises as its second European Gold Service Center. General Enterprises will provide maintenance, inspections, parts and warranty support,... Continue Reading →