AOPA looking for airports to host 2015 regional fly-ins

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

Following on the success of its 2014 regional fly-ins, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has issued a “Request for Airport Proposal” for its series of regional fly-ins for 2015. Continue Reading →

Oshkosh attendance up from last year

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Experimental Aircraft Association officials report that attendance at this year’s AirVenture topped 500,000, an increase of 5% to 6% over last year. Continue Reading →

Montgomery Aviation slates Open House and Fly-In this Saturday at KTYQ

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – Montgomery Aviation, the FBO at Indianapolis Executive Airport (KTYQ) will host the eighth annual open house, fly-an, and air race on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Continue Reading →

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Video: Saturday Air Show Highlights from Oshkosh

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

Frederick A. Johnsen of Airailimages had great access to Saturday’s airshow at AirVenture and put it to good use. Continue Reading →

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Video: 44 seconds of departures from OSH

Posted on August 3rd, 2014 by

After the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds completed their routine at AirVenture on Saturday, the airport opened to departures for a few hours before the night airshow started. Here are 44 seconds of departures. Continue Reading →

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First production HondaJet debuts at Oshkosh

Posted on August 1st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — The first production HondaJet made its public debut this week at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Continue Reading →

Wisconsin governor declares week of AirVenture ‘Aviation Week’ in the state

Posted on August 1st, 2014 by

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has declared the week of July 28 through Aug. 3 “Aviation Week.” The proclamation coincides with the week of EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. In Wisconsin, general aviation accounts for $694 million annually in economic activity statewide. Continue Reading →

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 →