Eagle Flights Mentor Handbook released

Posted on August 1st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has created a new Mentor Handbook in support of its two-year-old Eagle Flights program, which is designed to encourage adults who want to discover flying by providing initial flight experiences and continuing support. Continue Reading →

EAA finalizes deal to assist members with loans

Posted on August 1st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — The Experimental Aircraft Association has finalized an agreement with National Aircraft Finance Company (NAFCO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pilot Bancshares, to provide exclusive benefits to EAA members in the market to finance an aircraft, kit, plan-based aircraft materials,... Continue Reading →

Medical reform moves ahead, FAA administrator reports at Oshkosh

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — The FAA has sent a proposal to reform the third-class medical certification process to the Department of Transportation for review, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said Thursday at AirVenture. Continue Reading →

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Young Eagles visionary wins Phillips 66 Leadership Award at AirVenture

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH – Greg Anderson, who helped pioneer a program responsible for taking 1.8 million-plus youths flying worldwide, was honored with the 2014 Phillips 66 Aviation Leadership Award during AirVenture Oshkosh 2014. A piston pilot who spent 21 years working for... Continue Reading →

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Ford donates F-35 inspired car for Young Eagles auction at AirVenture

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH – The engineering and design teams at Ford Motor Co. led the development of the one-off 2015 F-35 Lightning II Edition Ford Mustang, which will be donated by Ford and sold at the the Gathering of Eagles charity event Thursday... Continue Reading →

First-ever GoFly Scholarship presented at Oshkosh

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — GoPro has teamed up with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles to help aviation go-getters reach the sky. The first ever GoPro flight scholarship, dubbed “Go Fly,” was created to encourage young adults to follow their dreams of becoming... Continue Reading →

EAA, AOPA and Piper host Appleton students at AirVenture

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Piper Aircraft hostde a special group of students and their teacher from Appleton, Wis., Thursday, July 31, during AirVenture Oshkosh 2014. A number of years ago, Woodland Elementary School... Continue Reading →

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New engine upgrade for Caravans debuts at Oshkosh

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Blackhawk Modifications of Waco, Texas, is adding a new engine upgrade option for Cessna 208A Caravan and 208B Grand Caravan aircraft. Blackhawk is certifying the 867 horsepower PT6A-140 engine as a direct aftermarket replacement for the standard PT6A-114... Continue Reading →

WingX Rewind premieres at Oshkosh

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — During AirVenture, Hilton Software introduced WingX Rewind — a new “blackbox” technology that enables WingX Pro7 to record and playback flights on an iPad. Continue Reading →

Pratt & Whitney unveils new scholarship at AirVenture

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — During the second annual WomenVenture Power Lunch, which took place during EAA AirVenture 2014, Pratt & Whitney Canada announced the creation of The Pratt & Whitney Canada Women in Engineering Scholarship. Continue Reading →