EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s newest airship, “Wingfoot One,” will make its inaugural visit to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 later this month. [Read more…]
Story and Photos By FREDERICK A. JOHNSEN
Attendees of this year’s Warbird Roundup in Nampa, Idaho, held June 27-28, benefited from the combination of craftsmanship, technology, and deep pockets that has breathed life into warbirds once thought impossible to see flying. Two classic and scarce razorback P-51 Mustangs went aloft at the same time, a feat unimaginable just a generation ago. [Read more…]
Globalair.com has launched its annual “Oshkosh Specials” page, which gives pilots heading to EAA’s AirVenture a list of the discounts and special deals offered from FBOs nationwide just for them. The page has already collected more than 50 specials from 15 different states, according to GlobalAir.com officials. [Read more…]
Enjoy these highlights from last year’s Budapest Air Show:
Registration for Build A Plane’s annual Teachers’ Day is now open online.
This free event brings teachers together from across the nation to examine ways of using aviation to motivate kids to learn science, math, engineering and technology and is held each year on the show grounds during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture. [Read more…]
Globalair.com blogger Sarina Houston’s latest post is about the venerable P-51, which she claims is the most beloved airplane at any air show. “Whether you know the history of the airplane or not, the Mustang is an airplane that stops you in your tracks. Its beauty captivates you, lures you in, and makes you want to hear its story. And it’s a story worth repeating, air show after air show,” she says. Read it here, then let us know: Do you agree? What’s your favorite airplane at an air show?