EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — ICON Aircraft is offering one of its new amphibious light-sport aircraft for auction at the annual Experimental Aircraft Association‘s Gathering of Young Eagles during this year’s AirVenture. [Read more…]
RHINEBECK, N.Y. – Planning for the Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum’s Spirit of the Aerodrome Gala is moving ahead, with organizers noting it will be the most elaborate event the Aerodrome has undertaken to kick off an airshow season.
The gala will be centered around the Aerodrome’s recently completed reproduction of Charles Lindbergh’s famed Spirit of St. Louis, which will celebrate its public debut with a demonstration flight and a 1920s themed fundraising cocktail party. This event will take place on the 89th anniversary of Lindbergh’s epic transatlantic flight from New York to Paris. [Read more…]
“These are some of the best pilots in the world and it’s a pleasure to watch them fly here in Abu Dhabi,” said FAI President Dr. John Grubstrom. “We are very happy to be here, helping ensure Red Bull Air Race run a safe and fair competition.” [Read more…]
LAKELAND, Florida — Mayor Howard Wiggs addressed 250 guests at the third annual Mayor’s Breakfast, declaring March 8 as Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) Day.
The breakfast was held in the Florida Air Museum on the SUN ‘n FUN campus on Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport (KLAL) with tables and chairs placed under and between static aircraft on display. [Read more…]
The Seabird Organization at SUN ‘n FUN reports it is prepared for a gathering of seaplane pilots, seaplanes and enthusiasts at the 2016 Annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo, held at Lakeland Linder Airport (KLAL) in Florida, April 5-10. However, there will not be a Splash-In again this year. [Read more…]
Reel Stuff Aviation Resources will host award-winning filmmaker Kim Furst for a screening of her documentary, “Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project,” on March 17 at the inaugural MODAERO NextGen Aviation Festival.
MODAERO takes place March 16-19 in Conroe, Texas, at the Lone Star Executive Airport (KCXO) and Montgomery County Convention Center. [Read more…]
This week’s SocialFlight.com event of the week is a special three-day fly-in camp-out at Aviation City at Arcadia Municipal Airport (X06) in Arcadia, Florida.