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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 →

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TBM 900 makes first Oshkosh appearance

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

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PilotEdge and IMC Club collaborate on IFR Proficiency Center at AirVenture

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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

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