The Helicopter Association International’s Heli-Expo 2012 concluded Feb. 14 in record-breaking fashion. By the time show ended Tuesday afternoon, 19,239 people had walked through the doors, breaking the old record of 17,995 — set in 2009 — by more than 1,200.
Women Soar You Soar, a four-day mentoring camp featuring inspirational women aviators, returns for its eighth year in conjunction with EAA AirVenture 2012.
Goodyear Aviation will join Whelen Engineering as co-title sponsor of Michael Goulian’s 2012 air show season.
Roger Starr’s Fairchild is the reason he gets up in the morning
There are some airplanes that you don’t acquire and fly — you have a relationship with them. That’s how Roger Starr of Canby, Oregon, describes his “ownership” of his 1946 Fairchild 24W-46.
“With the exception of my wife, it’s the reason I get up in the morning,” he explained [Read more…]
The eighth running of the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, just finished and a resounding success it was on nearly all counts. Smiles were broad from most attending or exhibiting at Sebring 2012. The weather was the best ever with temperatures hitting 80° and every day sunny and pleasant.
We can look at several ways to measure the action at Sebring:
Do you remember going to your first air show? Were you a kid or was it just last year? Was it when you took your kids for the first time? There are almost as many stories as there are air show fans.
Over the last year, LiveAirShowTV has been asking people in the air show industry about their first show. [Read more…]
Advance tickets are now on sale for the Valiant Air Command’s 35rd annual Tico Warbird Airshow, slated for March 9-11.
Hundreds of Piper Cubs are expected to turn the flightline at EAA AirVenture 2012 into a “field of yellow” as a part of the week-long celebration of the iconic aircraft’s 75th anniversary. The 60th annual airshow is scheduled for July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport (OSH) in Oshkosh.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Airshows and air races are safe in the United States, but can be made even safer. That was the conclusion of the National Transportation Safety Board after a nearly day-long meeting Jan. 10, which was scheduled following the accident at the Reno Air Races last September that killed 11, including pilot Jimmy Leeward, and injured 70 others.