Bob Hoover to honored with Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy

Posted on September 30th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Aviation legend Bob Hoover will receive the 2014 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy from the National Aeronautic Association (NAA). The trophy is awarded annually to a living American for “…significant public service of enduring value to aviation in the United... Continue Reading →

Youth education at Southeast Aviation Expo this weekend

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by

On Saturday, Sept. 27, students interested in aviation will get a special opportunity. For the first time the Southeast Aviation Expo will include educational sessions designed for kids 8 years old and over. For students, admission to the entire Expo and... Continue Reading →

Heart of Texas Airshow takes off Saturday

Posted on September 24th, 2014 by

WACO, Texas — The Heart Of Texas Airshow returns this Saturday, Sept. 27, to Texas State Technical College Airport. Continue Reading →


Rescue animal airlift featured at Southeast Aviation Expo

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

On Saturday, Sept. 27, a special air caravan containing rescued animals will depart from the Greenville Downtown Airport in South Carolina as part of the Southeast Aviation Expo. Continue Reading →

The One Week Wonder at last week's Zenith Hangar Day

Hundreds flock to Zenith’s Hangar Day

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

MEXICO, Mo. — Hundreds of people showed up on Friday, Sept. 19, for the pre-Hangar Day activities and hundreds more came on Saturday for demo flights, factory tours and encounters with Zenith Aircraft kit builders, factory personnel, and the curious. Continue Reading →

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Triple Tree: The fly-in upgraded

Posted on September 21st, 2014 by

By JONI M. FISHER Aside from the 7,000-foot long, 400-foot wide pristine grass runway, the manned control tower, the granite countertops in the restrooms, and the hospitality of more than 80 volunteers, this year’s Triple Tree Fly-In, held Sept. 3-7... Continue Reading →

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‘Every flight is a pinnacle’

Posted on September 21st, 2014 by

By JONI M. FISHER The hardest part of flying the P-51 for 91-year-old retired endodontist John D. Hartness of Rocky Mountain, North Carolina, was climbing into the plane. He rented time in the P-51, owned by the Dixie Wing of... Continue Reading →

Sebring LSA Expo expands its focus

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo recently expanded the categories of aircraft that it will welcome. Starting with the 11th annual Expo, Jan. 14-17, 2015, at Sebring Regional Airport in Florida, visitors will be able to review light-sport aircraft, homebuilts, rebuilt certificated... Continue Reading →

Sheltair offers specials for NBAA2014

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

ORLANDO, Florida — For this year’s National Business Aviation Association convention (NBAA2014), Sheltair Aviation’s FBO at Orlando Executive Airport will provide special offerings, including continuous free shuttles between Sheltair ORL and the NBAA static display of aircraft, buses to and from the... Continue Reading →

100 Young Eagles to soar from Southeast Aviation Expo

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

On Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning at 9 a.m., the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 249 of Greenville, S.C., will offer free flights to the first 100 8- to 17 year-old kids that ask for a Young Eagles flight at the Southeast Aviation... Continue Reading →