Trojan Phlyers to perform at Texas airshow

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.

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New app connects pilots to aviation events

Where2 Interactive has launched SocialFlight, a free mobile app that provides pilots with an interactive map of aviation events.

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Lakeland Aero Club opens

Gulf Coast Avionics President Rick Garcia has a new venture: He’s founded the Lakeland Aero Club at Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport (LAL), the home of the SUN ’n FUN annual Fly-In and Gulf Coast Avionics.

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U2OSH: Unleaded to Oshkosh

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.

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Blue Angels, F-22 featured in Wings Over Houston

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.

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Waterloo Air Show takes off this weekend

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.

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Take Flight for Kids returns to RHV

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.

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Airshows, spectators, and the inimitable Fred Rogers

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.

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International stars to headline this summer’s AirVenture

Airshow stars from the U.S. and around the world will be part of the daily performance lineup at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on July 23-29 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, joining homebuilts, vintage aircraft, warbirds, ultralights and other airplanes at what’s called “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.”

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Wings over Waukesha to celebrate centennial of flight

The Wings over Waukesha Air Show in Wisconsin will celebrate the centennial of flight in Waukesha County with an expanded airshow. The show is slated for Aug. 25-26 at Waukesha County Airport (UES).

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