SocialFlight.com‘s Event of the Week is the monthly Antique Aircraft Display Day at Frazer Lake Airpark (1C9) in Hollister, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. [Read more…]
EPIC Fuels, a fuel supplier in the general and commercial aviation industries, is now a sponsor of professional aerobatic pilot and competitive air race pilot Anthony Oshinuga as he prepares to compete in the 2016 Reno Air Races and at the U.S. National Aerobatic Competition in Sherman, Texas. [Read more…]
While at AirVenture 2016, contributing writing Tom Snow captured this photo of a custom motorcycle powered by a radial engine. He calls it a “radical radial ride.” [Read more…]
A rare and sometimes blinding sight awaited visitors to the Vintage aircraft parking area at the Experimental Aircraft Association‘s AirVenture 2016 as likely the largest-ever gathering of Spartan Model 7W Executives were featured in the front row to celebrate the type’s 80th anniversary.
Eight of the 20 remaining examples of the original 34 produced were together at Oshkosh this year, and since most of the rare planes are polished to a mirror finish, they were almost impossible to look at and photograph in bright sunlight. [Read more…]