Globalair.com has launched its annual “Oshkosh Specials” page, which gives pilots heading to EAA’s AirVenture a list of the discounts and special deals offered from FBOs nationwide just for them. The page has already collected more than 50 specials from 15 different states, according to GlobalAir.com officials. [Read more…]
Enjoy these highlights from last year’s Budapest Air Show:
Registration for Build A Plane’s annual Teachers’ Day is now open online.
This free event brings teachers together from across the nation to examine ways of using aviation to motivate kids to learn science, math, engineering and technology and is held each year on the show grounds during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture. [Read more…]
Globalair.com blogger Sarina Houston’s latest post is about the venerable P-51, which she claims is the most beloved airplane at any air show. “Whether you know the history of the airplane or not, the Mustang is an airplane that stops you in your tracks. Its beauty captivates you, lures you in, and makes you want to hear its story. And it’s a story worth repeating, air show after air show,” she says. Read it here, then let us know: Do you agree? What’s your favorite airplane at an air show?
A family of aviators from the Houston area will be front and center on Father’s Day weekend at David Wayne Hooks Airport in Spring, Texas.
Crewing the B-17 Flying Fortress “Texas Raiders,” which belongs to the Commemorative Air Force, the Doggett family of Humble, Texas, will celebrate Father’s Day by helping host a Warbird weekend and open house at the local airport. [Read more…]
GARY, Indiana — The Gary Air Show returns to the city July 11-12 at the city’s Marquette Park.
“To have the air show back in Gary is a huge deal for us,” said Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson. “It will definitely be a tourist attraction but more important, an economic shot in the arm for the city and its businesses.” [Read more…]
DAYTON, Ohio — Some of the most fascinating flying machines at this weekend’s Vectren Dayton Air Show will also be some of the tiniest.
While massive military jets such as the Air Force C-17 Globemaster III airlifter and KC-135 refueler will dominate the static display area at Dayton International Airport, spectators will also have a chance to discover the world of light-sport and ultralight aircraft, organizers noted. [Read more…]