Jeff Baum to be inducted in Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame

Posted on August 14th, 2013 by

WATERTOWN, Wis. — Jeff Baum, founder of Wisconsin Aviation, the state’s largest FBO, will be inducted into the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame in October. Continue Reading →

Emberland honored as AirVenture controller of the year

Posted on August 6th, 2013 by

OSHKOSH – Each year, the team of volunteer air traffic controllers who work throughout the week of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh nominate one of their peers to be the recipient of the AirVenture Controller of the Year Award. The National Air... Continue Reading →

5,000 kids take flight, thanks to Oregon couple

Posted on July 30th, 2013 by

OSHKOSH, Wis. – Only one other person has flown more kids for EAA’s Young Eagles program than volunteer pilot Larry Durst. Since 1994, 5,000 children have taken flight with Durst. Working as a team — he flies, and his wife,... Continue Reading →

MCFI-MGI Meg Godlewski, WA (Jul13)

Congratulations Meg!

Posted on July 25th, 2013 by

General Aviation New staff reporter Meg Godlewski, a five-time double Master CFI,  recently renewed her Master CFI and Master GI accreditations. Continue Reading →


My first plane

Posted on July 24th, 2013 by

By EDWARD DOLEJSI The overwhelming desire to buy a plane for the first timer can be the experience of a lifetime. The dream of owning my own plane, the search for the right one, and finally parting with my money,... Continue Reading →

Well-known aviation mechanic Lee Keopke passes

Posted on July 9th, 2013 by

By Ann Pellegreno Well-known aviation mechanic Lee R. Koepke, 87, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, passed away July 3. Continue Reading →

Young pilot completes solo flight around the world

Posted on July 1st, 2013 by

FRESNO, Calif. — On June 29, Jack Wiegand completed his mission to break the current Guinness World Records title and became the youngest person to fly solo around the world. Continue Reading →


Beware the ‘Moose-spiral’

Posted on June 30th, 2013 by

For pilots flying to Alaska for the first time, Mike Kincaid warns about the “Moose-spiral.” Continue Reading →

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Exploring the Alaskan backcountry

Posted on June 27th, 2013 by

By BILL WALKER For Alaska pilot Karl Kisser, the day trips he considers routine are the stuff of dreams for many of his counterparts in the Lower 48. He is a private pilot living in Anchorage and often flies from... Continue Reading →

Arizona aviator named Small Business Person of the Year

Posted on June 25th, 2013 by

WASHINGTON D.C. —  Growing up in Pasadena, Calif., John Stonecipher’s future was forged as he watched police helicopters fly overhead. By 18, he was certified to fly. By 19, with an instructor’s certificate in hand, he was teaching others the... Continue Reading →