Tickets will be available until July 29 at noon for the ACE Maker Raffle, which was launched at this year’s SUN ‘n FUN.
The prize is the “Ultimate Aviation Vacation,” according to officials with SUN ‘n FUN. [Read more…]
USA Today is holding a reader poll to find the best air show in the nation: “You don’t have to be an aviation enthusiast to appreciate the mid-air stunt shows that headline the nation’s biggest and best air shows. Dozens of such events take place each year around the country, and 10Best has teamed up with a pair of air show experts to narrow the field to the best 20 in the nation. Now it’s your turn to vote. Cast your ballot once per day until voting ends on Monday, July 18, at noon ET. The top 10 winners will be announced on Friday, July 22.” Find out more here, then cast your vote.
SEATTLE — The steady rumble of World War II bomber flight operations will resonate at The Museum of Flight July 1-4, while a group of four historic aircraft is based here for public rides and tours.
Ground tours and flights will be available in the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator and B-25 Mitchell bombers, and a dual-control P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft. [Read more…]
FlightSimCon 2016 welcomed 520 attendees, along with 24 exhibitors, 30 sponsors, and 24 speakers, to the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn., at Bradley International Airport on June 11-12.
The biggest year yet for the annual flight simulation and aviation conference, FlightSimCon attracted a mix of pilots and aviation enthusiasts from more than 40 states, as well as from Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. [Read more…]
RENO — The 19th annual National Championship Air Races Pylon Racing Seminar (PRS), held June 15-18 at the Reno Stead Airport, hosted a record 79 airplanes and 130 participants, including students, instructors and certified pilots. [Read more…]
“Captain Hal” sent in these photos captured at the Smoky Mountain Air Show in Knoxville, Tenn., April 16-17. The first airshow in 11 years, it was “amazing to watch,” he reports.
“The pictures don’t do the show justice at all,” he continued. “The sounds, feelings, and smells just don’t come across in the pictures. The weather was perfect and the skies impossibly blue. I hope you enjoy these pictures.” [Read more…]