By Amelia Reiheld and Nina Marousek
“Camping? Ugh. I couldn’t possibly endure that.”
Wait! Nina and Amelia are living proof that it is not only possible, but a great deal of fun, even many decades after the last Girl Scout outing. You just have to know a few secrets.
Nina flew to Oshkosh in formation with a batch of Cessnas on the Saturday before opening day, while Amelia arrived with the Mooney Caravan the following day. The two friends barely saw each other during the show, but compared notes afterward.
Here’s how they survived the experience: [Read more…]
TERRELL, TEXAS – The eighth annual Flights of Our Fathers Fly-In at the Terrell Municipal Airport (KTRL) takes off Saturday, Sept. 19, for a day of aerobatics, displays of military and vintage aircraft, World War II re-enactors, a car and motorcycle show, barbecue cook-off, kids’ activities, guest speakers, and more. [Read more…]
RENO, Nevada — NASA is set to expand on information related to its Unmanned Traffic Management research agenda at this year’s National Championship Air Races Sept. 16-20. This year’s event will feature an expanded Drone Zone sponsored by the University of Nevada, Reno’s Nevada Advanced Autonomous Systems Innovation Center in partnership with NASA. [Read more…]
Almost 8,000 Mosquitoes were built during the 1940s, but Yagen’s plane is one of only two examples that are airworthy today. The rare plane, made largely of wood, flew in the airshow and was presented at one of the popular twice-daily “Warbirds in Review” programs.
“I would have come to Oshkosh just to see the Mosquito fly,” said Morty Lloyd, a pilot and warbird enthusiast from Chattanooga, Tennessee. [Read more…]
Star Novak, a frequent contributor of photos to General Aviation News, found a photo from this year’s AirVenture that immediately caught her eye and we ran it as the Picture of the Day, with a plea to help find the woman in the photo.
With some help from Brian Krause, Star was able to track down the woman, Lise Nansen from Norway, and send her an original of the photo.
She got this great message back: [Read more…]