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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iFlightPlanner releases v2.2

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

iFlightPlanner revealed at AirVenture that iFlightPlanner for iPad v2.2, the third major update this year to iFlightPlanner for iPad presented by Sennheiser, is now available for download from the App Store. In addition to numerous performance and usability enhancements, v2.2 offers... Continue Reading →

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TBM 900 makes first Oshkosh appearance

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH —DAHER-SOCATA’s TBM 900 made its first-ever appearance at AirVenture this week. Continue Reading →

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Mahindra debuts Airvan 8 on floats at Oshkosh

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

Mahindra Aerospace recently added Wipline 3450 amphibious floats to its Airvan 8 aircraft. Wipaire Inc. has begun feasibility testing on the aircraft with floats, and upon a successful outcome, a certification program will be launched later in 2014. Continue Reading →

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PilotEdge and IMC Club collaborate on IFR Proficiency Center at AirVenture

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — PilotEdge and IMC Club are collaborating on the newly-launched IFR Pilot Proficiency Center at AirVenture 2014. Pilots can experience a series of carefully crafted IFR flights, specifically designed to get them flying “in the system,” while exposing them to increasingly... Continue Reading →

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Video: AirVenture Night Airshow

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

In cased you missed the Wednesday night airshow at AirVenture, Frederick A. Johnsen from Airailimages put together a great recap. Enjoy. Continue Reading →

Overloaded airplane crashes

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

Aircraft: Piper Tri-Pacer Injuries: None. Location: McGrath, Alaska. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The pilot was attempting to takeoff from a turf runway. The airplane was fully loaded with a passenger and cargo. Continue Reading →

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Audrey Poberezny honored at AirVenture

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

Before the EAA annual membership meeting kicked off here on Wednesday morning at AirVenture, Audrey Poberezny was awarded EAA’s Freedom of Flight Award. Audrey walked to the podium, where EAA Chairman Jack Pelton stood with the trophy. Members in the audience... Continue Reading →

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Sea Breezy at Oshkosh… finally

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

This Sea Breezy, in homebuilt aircraft, took 14 fuel stops over three days from Missouri to Oshkosh. This bird is loaded with personality. In the words of the tower controllers, “Welcome to Oshkosh.” Continue Reading →

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Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

Several years ago I had the great pleasure of being a restoration specialist at Tom Reilly’s Warbird Museum in Kissimmee, Florida. It was there I got to put my Airframe and Powerplant certificate to work rebuilding a B-17, maintaining a... Continue Reading →

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Cessna upgrades TTx

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Cessna Aircraft Co. announced at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh new interior and exterior enhancements for the Cessna TTx. Continue Reading →

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Schweiss Doors to show new product developments at Oshkosh

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

Schweiss Doors will have working display models of its two popular styles of hangar doors at AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, July 28-Aug. 3. Continue Reading →

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Beechcraft celebrates King Air milestones at AirVenture

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH – Beechcraft Corporation is celebrating two important King Air milestones this week at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh – the 50th year of King Air production, as well as the first anniversary of a record-breaking order from Wheels Up, the membership-based private aviation... Continue Reading →

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Electronic International’s newest engine analyzer approved

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

Just in time for Oshkosh, Electronics International has received approval for the newest addition to its engine analyzer family, the CGR-30C. A companion to the CGR-30P, it provides pilots with up to 16 primary replacement engine instruments, including Fuel Level, Oil Pressure, Oil Temperature,... Continue Reading →

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Wipaire’s Smart Amphibious Gear Advisory System certified

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — At AirVenture, Wipaire, Inc. reported the certification of the first “smart” amphibious gear advisory system.  The system has been certified for installation in the Cessna 182 on Wipline 3000 floats. Continue Reading →

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X-Copter gets FAA nod

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — X-Copter is offering more than $7,500 in incentives for the lease or purchase of its next generation helicopter simulator during AirVenture 2014 taking place through Aug. 3. The new X-Copter is on display at the show in the HAI HELI-CENTER (Helicopter Association International) helicopter... Continue Reading →