OSHKOSH – Phillips 66 Aviation reports that this year’s Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles Leadership Award winner is John Mininger, an active member of the Quakertown Pilots Association, EAA, and Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. To date, he’s flown more than 750 children as part of the EAA Young Eagles program. [Read more…]
The ADS600-EXP, intended for installation in experimental and light-sport aircraft, It is based on the certified and 2020 compliant ADS600-B Universal Access Transceiver (UAT). The ADS600-EXP provides ADS-B Out (Transmit) and In (Receive), and sells for $1,399. [Read more…]
OSHKOSH — FreeFlight Systems has launched the “Win a RANGR” promotion for U.S.-registered aircraft owners, with a grand prize of a RANGR FDL-978-XVR ADS-B Universal Access Transceiver (UAT), as well as $2,500 towards the cost of installation.
This year’s giveaway at EAA AirVenture marks the sixth RANGR ADS-B system that FreeFlight Systems has awarded to contest participants.
Aircraft owners can view promotion details and enter to participate in the drawing, which will be held July 29, during AirVenture at Equipit2020.com/win. Participants do not have to be present to win. [Read more…]
The first is an engine modification utilizing the advanced power of GE’s H80 engine. The second is an avionics retrofit with the AeroVue integrated flight deck by BendixKing. [Read more…]
Pilots and non-pilots alike from throughout the northwest will be “flocking” to the Willapa Harbor Airport Saturday, July 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The promise of fresh succulent Willapa Bay Oysters beckons private pilots to the seventh annual Feed Fly-in and Oyster Feed sponsored by the EAA Willapa Harbor Pilots Association Chapter 1528. Along with the popular oysters the $18 tickets include salad and beverage. For those 12 and younger tickets are $10. For $15 chicken breasts will be available for those poor souls who do not prefer oysters. All are welcome. [Read more…]
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) will fly its P-51 Mustang, “Red Nose,” and SB2C-5 Helldiver, “The Beast,” to Fond du Lac airport (KFLD) as part of the 2016 Experimental Aviation Association (EAA) AirVenture at Oshkosh, Wis., from Monday July, 25 until Sunday July, 31.
Rides will be available on both of these historic aircraft. The CAF Dixie Wing will have a rides desk at the CAF Headquarters tent in Boeing Plaza at EAA AirVenture. The CAF SB2C Helldiver Sponsor Group will partner for the week with the Dixie Wing, which will provide ground support to the pilots of the old Navy bomber. Rides can be purchased here. [Read more…]