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OSH bound in a classic LSA

Posted on July 27th, 2014 by

By ALBERT DYER So, here it is, late July. For me, that means aviation convention and airshow. Not just any — the largest in the USA. And I wanted to attend in my LSA. EAA AirVenture at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis.... Continue Reading →

Cirrus debuts special mission aircraft

Posted on July 27th, 2014 by

Cirrus Aircraft has introduced a “sensor-capable” special mission aircraft based on its Generation 5 SR22/SR22T aircraft. Known as the Cirrus Perception, it will be available in mid-2015. Continue Reading →

Sporty’s CFIs offer free daily office hours at AirVenture

Posted on July 27th, 2014 by

Sporty’s CFIs will be available daily at this week’s AirVenture for “office hours” at the Sporty’s Tent to answer any question about learning to fly, choosing a flight school and making that first step toward becoming a licensed pilot. Continue Reading →

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NASA WB-57 makes first visit to AirVenture

Posted on July 26th, 2014 by

NASA will bring a Martin/General Dynamics WB-57F high-altitude aircraft to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, the first appearance by a WB-57F at AirVenture, which is July 28-Aug. 3 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. Based at Ellington Field near NASA’s Johnson... Continue Reading →

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Avfuel teams with Yankee Air Museum’s B-17 at Oshkosh

Posted on July 26th, 2014 by

Avfuel Corporation will once again sponsor the Michigan-based Yankee Air Museum’s flyable B-17 aircraft — the Yankee Lady — at the annual EAA AirVenture. Continue Reading →

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Video: South Africa by air

Posted on July 26th, 2014 by

Fly along with a group of Polish enthusiasts as they tour South Africa. A beautifully edited 6-minute video… Shout out to Zane at Backcountry Pilot as the source for this hidden video gem. Continue Reading →

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Carter Personal Air Vehicle showcased at AirVenture

Posted on July 26th, 2014 by

Carter Aviation Technologies is showcasing its newest Personal Air Vehicle (PAV) at the HAI-HELI-CENTER on the AirVenture grounds this coming week. Twenty years in the making, Carter’s second generation PAV (PAV-II) is a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft.  Carter’s Slowed-Rotor/Compound (SR/C) technology provides 200 mph... Continue Reading →

AOPA moves to new location at AirVenture

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has a new, expanded location at AirVenture this year, across from the historic brown arch that serves as the gateway to the airshow and fly-by action at Wittman Regional Airport (KOSH). Continue Reading →

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Flying Musicians return to Oshkosh

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by

The Flying Musicians Association will once again unite pilots who are musicians at the Big Dance in Oshkosh, Wis., for the annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Continue Reading →

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Scheme Designers brings Scavenger Hunt to Oshkosh

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by

After an enthusiastic reception at SUN ‘n FUN, Scheme Designers is bringing its Scavenger Hunt to EAA AirVenture 2014. Continue Reading →

AirSide Door to showcase new hydraulic doors at Oshkosh

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by

When the AirSide Door team decided to launch their new brand of hydraulic lift doors, they decided that EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh was the place to be. The AirSide team, based out of Florida, and comprised of engineers, designers, installers,... Continue Reading →

Poor maintenance brings down twin

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Piper Twin Comanche Injuries: None. Location: Bragg City, Mo. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The pilot said the right engine stopped producing power in flight and that he was unable to maintain altitude. He made a forced landing to a field... Continue Reading →

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Flying the Searey

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

I’m retired, so officially every day is a day off. But I do a lot of writing and lately, I’ve been looking for a little more fun in my new home state of Florida. Last week, I kicked around some... Continue Reading →

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Van’s debuts Dynon Skyview touch panel for RV-12

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

Just in time for EAA Airventure Oshkosh, Van’s Aircraft and Dynon Avionics have introduced the dual-screen Dynon Skyview Touch option for the factory-built RV-12, available Sept. 1. Continue Reading →

Think Global Flight resumes around the world flight to promote education

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

Think Global Flight, in partnership with Ardwin Freight, will soon depart from Burbank, Calif., for completion of its around the world flight in a Citation Mustang under Captain Judy Rice’s command. Second Officer will be Ardwin Freight president and owner,... Continue Reading →