What began as a one-time program in 2008 has now become a tradition at EAA AirVenture. WomenVenture is a way to gather like-minded women during AirVenture, exchange information, do some hangar talking, and informally match mentors with mentees.
By ELLIOTT PRATT
The Sumner County Regional Airport, in Gallatin, Tennessee, hosted the first-ever Tennessee Steam Plant Fly-In Saturday, June 23. Organized by EAA Chapter 1343 and GTO Aviation, Inc., the inaugural fly-in featured vendors, information sessions, flight simulators, food, music, and more than 200 airplanes. Aviators from across the southeast and as far as Las Vegas flew in to help kick off what EAA Chapter 1343 Vice President Len Assante hopes will be an annual success.
The Trojan Phlyers Demonstration Team is gearing up for their sixth year of performing in at the Thunder Over Cedar Creek Lake Air Show July 7 in Cedar Creek Lake, Texas.
Where2 Interactive has launched SocialFlight, a free mobile app that provides pilots with an interactive map of aviation events.
The Aviation Fuel Club is organizing a special event called “Unleaded to Oshkosh” — U2OSH — for the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012. The purpose of the event is to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the FAA’s approval of the first autogas STC, an effort led in part by EAA founder Paul Poberezny. All pilots flying aircraft to Oshkosh that are capable of operating on autogas will be given special recognition. Awards will be given for the longest distance traveled, oldest/newest aircraft and smallest/largest aircraft flown using lead-free autogas.
The 28th Annual Wings Over Houston Airshow takes flight Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct.28 at Ellington Airport, with the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels as the highlight of the show.
While the Waterloo Air Show at the Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF) in Canada is slated for June 2 and 3, activities surrounding the airshow have already begun.
The annual Take Flight for Kids is returning to Reid-Hillview Airport (RHV) in San Jose, Calif., for the fifth straight year on Saturday Oct. 13.
If you’re reading this post, you can be fairly sure that you’re an aviation enthusiast. You might be a pilot, but you might not be, too.
Believe it or not, there are massive numbers of people scattered across the globe who are aviation enthusiasts, yet who don’t personally feel the need to grasp the controls and guide a machine through the air. There’s no contradiction there. Not all NASCAR fans rush the pits to force their way into a car so they can experience the big banked turns of Daytona first hand.