Sennheiser continues support of Eagle Flights

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Aviation headset manufacturer Sennheiser announced at AirVenture that it will continue its support of the general aviation community as the premier sponsor of EAA’s Eagle Flights program. Sennheiser is supporting EAA with products and financial resources, including two $1,500... Continue Reading →

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Arch wins Red Bull Air Race in Poland

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

GDYNIA, Poland – Austria’s Hannes Arch widened his lead at the top of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship to 13 points with a victory in front of 130,000 spectators in Gdynia on Sunday, picking up his third straight... Continue Reading →

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First production ICON A5 flies

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — The night before EAA AirVenture opened, ICON Aircraft unveiled the first production A5, an aircraft the company refers to as Engineering Serial Number 1 (ESN-1). This is the first A5 built from the production design, with production tooling, and... Continue Reading →

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Cessna unveils Turbo Skyhawk JT-A at Oshkosh

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Cessna confirmed on opening day of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh its launch of the Turbo Skyhawk JT-A, which joins the Turbo Skylane JT-A as the latest diesel powered platform in the company’s single-engine product line up. The company is displaying the Turbo Skyhawk... Continue Reading →

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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 →