Air Race Classic takes off June 16

Posted on June 13th, 2014 by

Buchanan Field Airport in Concord, Calif., will be the start of this year’s Air Race Classic (ARC), which spans over 2,338 nautical miles. The 2014 Air Race Classic will be held June 16-19. Racers will zoom through 10 intermediate stops in... Continue Reading →

Two fund-raisers prepare way for Warbird Weekend

Posted on June 12th, 2014 by

GRANGEVILLE, Idaho – Warbird Weekend is approaching — July 12-13 — and two upcoming fund-raisers are planned to help fund fuel costs that support bringing more aircraft for the two-day show at the Idaho County Airport. Continue Reading →

Scenes from the Planes of Fame Airshow

Posted on June 10th, 2014 by

Frederick A. Johnsen attended the Planes of Fame Museum airshow at Chino, Calif., held May 2-4, and sent us these photos: Continue Reading →

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AirVenture Cup Race now accepting entries

Posted on June 10th, 2014 by

This July, fast airplanes, race pilots, and aviation enthusiasts will once again be descending upon Mitchell, South Dakota, (KMHE) in advance of the 17th annual EAA AirVenture Cup. This year’s race is planned to start from KMHE and have a... Continue Reading →

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Zenith ships One Week Wonder kit to AirVenture

Posted on June 10th, 2014 by

The Experimental Aircraft Association‘s program to build a complete aircraft during AirVenture-Oshkosh 2014 has moved a step closer. Zenith Aircraft President Sebastien Heintz has put the final screws into the crate holding all of the materials needed to assemble the airframe... Continue Reading →

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John Klatt Airshows partners with Butler Watch Co.

Posted on June 9th, 2014 by

John Klatt Airshows has selected Butler Watch Co. as The Official Timepiece of John Klatt Airshows. Continue Reading →

Beautiful weather boosts Virginia Fly-in

Posted on June 8th, 2014 by

By DeWITT WHITTINGTON After low clouds and some rain up and down the East Coast, May 31 proved the beginning of a spectacular weekend of blue skies and intense sun, which brought out the colors of about 207 aircraft attending... Continue Reading →

Bearhawk takes first place at Texas STOL Roundup

Posted on June 8th, 2014 by

AUSTIN, Texas – Bearhawk Aircraft’s Bearhawk four-place aircraft scored a first place finish at the Texas STOL Roundup held April 11-13 in Llano, Texas (KAQO). The winning aircraft, a kit-built Bearhawk manufactured by AviPro of Austin, Texas, competed in the... Continue Reading →

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On your mark, get set…Air racing season begins

Posted on June 5th, 2014 by

For most aviators, air racing is on the Bucket List, somewhere between flying into AirVenture and getting a seaplane rating. The Sport Air Racing League can help you cross that one off the list — and you don’t need a... Continue Reading →

Summer fun with Jerry Trimble Helicopters

Posted on June 5th, 2014 by

McMINNVILLE, Ore. — Jerry Trimble Helicopters (JTH) is planning a fun summer with two upcoming events: The JTH 4th annual touchdown autorotation contest and a Poker Run. Continue Reading →