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Wipaire wins new approvals for Cessna 182 modifications

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH – Wipaire has won approval for performance- and utility-enhancing modifications for the Cessna 182 Skylane.  These modifications include the Lycoming IO-580 engine conversion and a gross weight increase to 3,500 pounds when on Wipline 3000 floats. Continue Reading →

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It’s Turbo Time at Oshkosh

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Sonex Aircraft began accepting orders on opening day of AirVenture for the AeroVee Turbo, with deliveries to commence in the fourth quarter of 2014. The AeroVee Turbo is rated as a 100-horsepower engine at sea level, and yields “significant performance enhancement” to the... Continue Reading →

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The Lark of Duluth showcased at Oshkosh

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

The Duluth Aviation Institute’s replica of the world’s first “commercial” airplane, The Lark of Duluth, is being featured at EAA AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. From July 28t-Aug. 3, more than 500,000 visitors will witness history as it was when commercial aviation began... Continue Reading →

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Aircraft Spruce releases new catalog at AirVenture

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty began distributing printed copies and CD versions of its new 2014-2015 catalog at EAA’s AirVenture 2014, which kicked off Monday. Continue Reading →

Winner of the Lightspeed Aviation VIP Trip to AirVenture 2014 revealed

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

William Klein of Vidalia, Georgia, was randomly selected as the winner of Lightspeed Aviation‘s VIP Trip to AirVenture 2014, a travel package valued at nearly $4,000 that includes lodging, airfare, and a suite of aviation experiences at the world’s biggest fly-in.... Continue Reading →

King Schools launches Alaskan Aviation Adventure Sweepstakes

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — On opening day of AirVenture, John and Martha King of King Schools unveiled their Alaskan Flying Adventure Sweepstakes. The winner will take home a package of prizes that includes an Alaskan flying vacation for two where the winner will earn... Continue Reading →

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AirVenture: Day 0

Posted on July 27th, 2014 by

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OSH bound in a classic LSA

Posted on July 27th, 2014 by

By ALBERT DYER So, here it is, late July. For me, that means aviation convention and airshow. Not just any — the largest in the USA. And I wanted to attend in my LSA. EAA AirVenture at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis.... Continue Reading →

Sporty’s CFIs offer free daily office hours at AirVenture

Posted on July 27th, 2014 by

Sporty’s CFIs will be available daily at this week’s AirVenture for “office hours” at the Sporty’s Tent to answer any question about learning to fly, choosing a flight school and making that first step toward becoming a licensed pilot. Continue Reading →

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NASA WB-57 makes first visit to AirVenture

Posted on July 26th, 2014 by

NASA will bring a Martin/General Dynamics WB-57F high-altitude aircraft to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, the first appearance by a WB-57F at AirVenture, which is July 28-Aug. 3 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. Based at Ellington Field near NASA’s Johnson... Continue Reading →