The Scheme Designers Scavenger Hunt at this year’s AirVenture drew contestants of all ages and nationalities. Ultimately, the winners of the scavenger hunt was a team of sisters, Amelia Stagg, 11, and Piper Stagg, 9, of Lancaster, Pa. (shown in the photo below with Craig Barnett, Scheme Designers president).
LiveAirshowTV has released its annual preview of the planes participating in the National Aviation Heritage Invitational during the Reno Air Races. This year over 25 planes are entered.
CULPEPER, Va. — Culpeper Air Fest will serve as a home base on Friday, Oct. 10 for the ground-breaking Potomac Flight, a unique flyover of Washington D.C.’s greatest landmarks including the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery.
This once-in-a-lifetime flight will feature the North American T-6 Texans, [Read more…]
By MICHAEL TAYLOR, Silver Wings Fraternity PAO
The Silver Wings Fraternity Aviation Scholarship Foundation will host its 2014 annual convention in Pensacola, Florida, from Oct. 2-4.
SocialFlight, a web and mobile app for finding events and interesting places to fly, is expanding worldwide. This includes international aviation events, airports and Points-of-Interest (POIs) within walking distance of airports and aviation events. Local aviation METAR weather is also provided for most airports.
Following this latest expansion, SocialFlight now contains nearly 30,000 airports around the globe and 300,000 restaurants, hotels, attractions, transportation options, campgrounds and aviation businesses — all within walking distance of an airport or aviation event.
By JONI M. FISHER
This is not your port-a-potty and picnic table kind of fly-in. No, siree. The 8th Annual Triple Tree Fly-In near Greenville, South Carolina, will be held Sept. 3-7, featuring the finest in Southern hospitality.
A veteran of six Triple Tree Fly-Ins, I enthusiastically recommend it. In rain and shine, Triple Tree Fly-In offers good clean family fun.
The young men competed against one another in a Redbird FMX, a full-motion flight simulator placed on the main stage in the center of the biggest aviation gathering in the world.
The annual Warhawk Air Museum’s Warbird Roundup was held August 30-31 in Nampa, Idaho. Airailimages was on site with cameras in hand.
From the YouTube description, “Warbirds from as far away as the Planes of Fame Museum in Chino, Calif., came to Nampa, Idaho for the Warhawk Air Museum’s Warbird Roundup the weekend of 30-31 August 2014. An F4U-1A Corsair joined a P-38 Lightning and several Mustangs and P-40s for the show.”
WACO, Texas — The Heart Of Texas Airshow will take to the skies Saturday, Sept. 27, at Texas State Technical College airport.
Serving as air show marshal will be Major General Kenneth Wisian, the Deputy Adjutant General-Air for Texas and Commander of the Texas Air National Guard.