IMC Club partners with EAA to establish The IFR Proficiency Center

The IMC Club and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) have inaugurated a new skill-building center at AirVenture 2014. The IFR Proficiency Center will be a hub for instrument pilots and will feature Tech Talks, IMC Club chapter meetings, and eight Redbird flight simulators on which pilots can gauge their instrument proficiency by flying various approach scenarios.

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Thunderbirds highlight AirVenture airshows

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The schedule is now set for the historic first-ever full show by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, with performances set for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 1-3. These performances are part of the daily afternoon airshows at Oshkosh on each of those days.

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GlobalAir.com displays Oshkosh specials

Globalair.com has launched its annual “Oshkosh Specials” page. Since 2010 Globalair.com has produced this seasonal webpage, giving flyers heading to EAA’s AirVenture the ability to review discounts and special deals offered from FBOs nationwide.

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Zenith ships One Week Wonder kit to AirVenture

The Experimental Aircraft Association‘s program to build a complete aircraft during AirVenture-Oshkosh 2014 has moved a step closer. Zenith Aircraft President Sebastien Heintz has put the final screws into the crate holding all of the materials needed to assemble the airframe for a CH 750. Another crate containing the powerplant will be shipped by Rotax and avionics are being sent by Dynon Avionics.

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Combat pilots and Warbirds to be featured at Oshkosh

OSHKOSH, Wis. — A rare opportunity to listen to combat pilots tell their stories and view wartime aircraft will be at this year’s Warbirds in Review at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014.

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Two students earn EAA/Daher-Socata scholarships

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Grace Huseth of Tucker, Ga., and Michael Keck of Oshkosh, Wis., have been named recipients of this year’s EAA/DAHER-SOCATA International Scholarships.

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Women Soar helps high school girls discover aviation

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — EAA’s Women Soar You Soar program, which allows 100 high school-age girls discover more about aviation and all its possibilities from aviators, engineers and leaders during EAA AirVenture OshkoshT, is scheduled for July 28-31 and now open for registration.

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Great War Flying Museum to bring aircraft to Oshkosh

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Four replica aircraft from the Great War Flying Museum of Caledon, Ontario, Canada, will participate in EAA’s World War I aviation centennial activities at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 fly-in, which will be held July 28-Aug. 3 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

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AirVenture NOTAM now available

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — The FAA has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), featuring arrival and departure procedures for the Experimental Aircraft Association’s 62nd annual fly-in convention July 28-Aug. 3 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

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Patty Wagstaff to appear at Build A Plane’s Teachers’ Day

Three-time national aerobatic champion and International Aerospace Hall of Famer Patty Wagstaff will speak at Build A Plane’s 2014 Teachers’ Day on Tuesday, July 29, at EAA’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis.

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