The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will host the new Pilot Proficiency Project during AirVenture 2012. Located in the EAA’s Learn to Fly Center, the project offers pilots targeted forums and simulator training sessions that address key safety of flight topics, [Read more…]
Gyroplanes, gyrocopters, helicopters and autogyros, including other sport and general aviation aircraft, will gather at the Mentone Airport (C-92) in Indiana, July 31 through Aug. 4 for the 50th annual convention of the Popular Rotorcraft Association.
Avemco Insurance Co. President Jonathan “JJ” Greenway is a featured speaker for the Rochester WINGS 2012 Aviation Expo at the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) June 8-9. He will address the educational session, “Northeast Flying Gotchas!” on Saturday, June 9, at 2 pm.
The 4th Annual 1940’s World War II Era Ball, featuring a Casablanca theme, will be held Saturday, June 16, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Boulder Airport in Colorado.
The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board has given a 1-year special permit for the Reno National Championship Air Races with the stipulation that the Reno Air Racing Association obtain $100 million in insurance coverage, according to a story in the Reno Gazette-Journal.
The Rocky Mountain Airshow, slated for Aug. 24-26 at The Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Broomfield, Colo., has added Kirby Chambliss and Patty Wagstaff to its 2012 lineup of performers.
Kirby Chambliss, a five-time United States National Aerobatic Champion and two-time Red Bull Air Race World Champion, has struck a partnership with GoPro, which produces a line of cameras. The partnership is designed to showcase Kirby Chambliss’ aerobatic skills and footage of amazing views of the world.
The Canadian SkyHawks parachute team, the official skydiving team of the Canadian Forces, will make its first appearance at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2012 with performances during the daily afternoon air show. [Read more…]
After a very dry and near record high average temperature in Virginia in March and on much of the East Coast, Mother Nature decided to make up for the dearth of rain with clouds, rain and storms arriving at Suffolk Executive Airport on Saturday afternoon, the first day of the Virginia Festival of Flight.