Wednesday was Women’s Day at AirVenture. An annual tradition for more than nine years now is a gathering of women in the main plaza, now known as Boeing Centennial Plaza, for a group show. This year’s photo was taken by Erin Brueggen. [Read more…]
OSHKOSH — FreeFlight Systems has launched the “Win a RANGR” promotion for U.S.-registered aircraft owners, with a grand prize of a RANGR FDL-978-XVR ADS-B Universal Access Transceiver (UAT), as well as $2,500 towards the cost of installation.
This year’s giveaway at EAA AirVenture marks the sixth RANGR ADS-B system that FreeFlight Systems has awarded to contest participants.
Aircraft owners can view promotion details and enter to participate in the drawing, which will be held July 29, during AirVenture at Equipit2020.com/win. Participants do not have to be present to win. [Read more…]
As I was preparing my motorhome for the trip to AirVenture 2016, it dawned on me that I haven’t written anything for the GA Fuels blog in quite sometime. Perhaps that’s because not much is happening in the aviation fuel arena despite the nagging problems of TEL contamination and the perceptible decline in general aviation overall. The decline shows up in piston aircraft sales and the steady decline in avgas production.
Here is a short review of what has happened since AirVenture 2015: [Read more…]
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) will fly its P-51 Mustang, “Red Nose,” and SB2C-5 Helldiver, “The Beast,” to Fond du Lac airport (KFLD) as part of the 2016 Experimental Aviation Association (EAA) AirVenture at Oshkosh, Wis., from Monday July, 25 until Sunday July, 31.
Rides will be available on both of these historic aircraft. The CAF Dixie Wing will have a rides desk at the CAF Headquarters tent in Boeing Plaza at EAA AirVenture. The CAF SB2C Helldiver Sponsor Group will partner for the week with the Dixie Wing, which will provide ground support to the pilots of the old Navy bomber. Rides can be purchased here. [Read more…]
A single word, which is also a city in Wisconsin, conjures up feelings like few others among the aviation crowd.
To many, AirVenture – as the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual fly-in and convention is officially known – is the center of the aviation universe. To others, it is a family reunion. The event that is AirVenture is as personal as it is immense. [Read more…]