Richard Rain sent in these photos, explaining: “Had a great time at SUN ‘n FUN, we were all the way at the end of aircraft camping. We went as a flight of three from Maryland — a Husky, Super decathlon and a Cherokee 140. As you can see, these pictures were taken after the overnight rain and it was messy getting around. [Read more…]
SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS – American Legend Aircraft Company reports the first scheduled performance of a Super Legend HP aircraft landing on a pickup truck will be this weekend.
Greg Koontz Airshows will perform at Luke Air Force Base near Glendale, Ariz., during its 75 Years of Airpower airshow April 2-3,. This will be the first public performance by Koontz as he lands the new Super Legend HP on top of a moving pickup truck. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor’s “Day of Infamy” will be commemorated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016, with flying activities and other highlights recalling the events and heroism of that fateful day, which initiated America’s involvement in World War II and changed our nation forever. [Read more…]
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — The AERO will take off with about 600 exhibitors from April 20-23, 2016.
The focus of Europe’s largest general aviation trade fair will stretch from light aircraft and helicopters to business jets. At the same time, special focus areas like the e- flight expo, Avionics Avenue, the Aero Conferences, the Engine Area and RPAS Expo will return in 2016. The Aviation and Pilots Competence Center will be oriented towards the next generation of potential pilots, organizers noted. [Read more…]
LAKELAND, Florida — There are thousands of airshows around the world each year.
SUN ‘n FUN hosts 50 to 60 airshow acts each spring. To make meeting prospective performers — in the flesh — easier, SUN ‘n FUN officials are inviting organizers to the upcoming fly-in, slated for April 5-10, 2016. [Read more…]
By ROBERT TALARCZYK
New Garden Flying Field (N57), located in beautiful Chester County, Pa., was transferred to the New Garden Township by the DuPont family. It is nestled in a valley surrounded by trees, layered landscapes, mushroom farms and is without fences. The airport is managed by Jon Martin, a dynamic leader and a gentleman, who proudly runs a very active young aviators program.
The 2015 airshow, held Aug. 22-23, was the 44th airshow; Jon has orchestrated the last nine. [Read more…]
On Friday, Aug. 28, the Airshow of the Cascades, in Madras, Ore., had an awesome night show. But that is not news, as it happens all over the country.
What is news is that for the first time in the airshow’s 16-year history, the aerial acts had to be cancelled on Saturday, Aug. 29, because of a fire that started around 10 a.m. at Cove Palisades State Park, near Madras Airport, by improperly disposed of charcoal briquettes.
The fast-moving fire caused at least 100 people to flee, leaving behind their gear and trailers to be lost to the fire. [Read more…]
The 2015 Abbotsford International Air Show featured a Heritage Flight with a P-51D Mustang and an F-22 Raptor. Inside the P-51 – “VAL-HALLA” – was a camera capable of shooting 360° images (courtesy Lyle Jansma of AeroCapture Images). [Read more…]