RENO, Nevada — NASA is set to expand on information related to its Unmanned Traffic Management research agenda at this year’s National Championship Air Races Sept. 16-20. This year’s event will feature an expanded Drone Zone sponsored by the University of Nevada, Reno’s Nevada Advanced Autonomous Systems Innovation Center in partnership with NASA. [Read more…]
Almost 8,000 Mosquitoes were built during the 1940s, but Yagen’s plane is one of only two examples that are airworthy today. The rare plane, made largely of wood, flew in the airshow and was presented at one of the popular twice-daily “Warbirds in Review” programs.
“I would have come to Oshkosh just to see the Mosquito fly,” said Morty Lloyd, a pilot and warbird enthusiast from Chattanooga, Tennessee. [Read more…]
Star Novak, a frequent contributor of photos to General Aviation News, found a photo from this year’s AirVenture that immediately caught her eye and we ran it as the Picture of the Day, with a plea to help find the woman in the photo.
With some help from Brian Krause, Star was able to track down the woman, Lise Nansen from Norway, and send her an original of the photo.
She got this great message back: [Read more…]
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — World War II pilot Bud Anderson will be the guest speaker for the Atlanta Warbird Weekend’s “Dinner with an Ace,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the 57th Fighter Group restaurant at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport (KPDK). [Read more…]