First-ever GoFly Scholarship presented at Oshkosh

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — GoPro has teamed up with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles to help aviation go-getters reach the sky. The first ever GoPro flight scholarship, dubbed “Go Fly,” was created to encourage young adults to follow their dreams of becoming... Continue Reading →

EAA, AOPA and Piper host Appleton students at AirVenture

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Piper Aircraft hostde a special group of students and their teacher from Appleton, Wis., Thursday, July 31, during AirVenture Oshkosh 2014. A number of years ago, Woodland Elementary School... Continue Reading →

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New engine upgrade for Caravans debuts at Oshkosh

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Blackhawk Modifications of Waco, Texas, is adding a new engine upgrade option for Cessna 208A Caravan and 208B Grand Caravan aircraft. Blackhawk is certifying the 867 horsepower PT6A-140 engine as a direct aftermarket replacement for the standard PT6A-114... Continue Reading →

WingX Rewind premieres at Oshkosh

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OSHKOSH — During AirVenture, Hilton Software introduced WingX Rewind — a new “blackbox” technology that enables WingX Pro7 to record and playback flights on an iPad. Continue Reading →

Pratt & Whitney unveils new scholarship at AirVenture

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OSHKOSH — During the second annual WomenVenture Power Lunch, which took place during EAA AirVenture 2014, Pratt & Whitney Canada announced the creation of The Pratt & Whitney Canada Women in Engineering Scholarship. Continue Reading →

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TBM 900 makes first Oshkosh appearance

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH —DAHER-SOCATA’s TBM 900 made its first-ever appearance at AirVenture this week. Continue Reading →

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PilotEdge and IMC Club collaborate on IFR Proficiency Center at AirVenture

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — PilotEdge and IMC Club are collaborating on the newly-launched IFR Pilot Proficiency Center at AirVenture 2014. Pilots can experience a series of carefully crafted IFR flights, specifically designed to get them flying “in the system,” while exposing them to increasingly... Continue Reading →

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Video: AirVenture Night Airshow

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

In cased you missed the Wednesday night airshow at AirVenture, Frederick A. Johnsen from Airailimages put together a great recap. Enjoy. Continue Reading →

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Audrey Poberezny honored at AirVenture

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

Before the EAA annual membership meeting kicked off here on Wednesday morning at AirVenture, Audrey Poberezny was awarded EAA’s Freedom of Flight Award. Audrey walked to the podium, where EAA Chairman Jack Pelton stood with the trophy. Members in the audience... Continue Reading →

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Sea Breezy at Oshkosh… finally

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

This Sea Breezy, in homebuilt aircraft, took 14 fuel stops over three days from Missouri to Oshkosh. This bird is loaded with personality. In the words of the tower controllers, “Welcome to Oshkosh.” Continue Reading →