New engines, instruments to be unveiled at Oshkosh

MW Fly will introduce a new line of Aeropower engines rated from 115 to 150 horsepower at AirVenture next week. The engines also include new engine-monitoring instruments developed by P.A.T. Avionics

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Bearhawk ships LSA kits, adds second door to Patrol

Bearhawk Aircraft started delivering kits of the Bearhawk LSA (pictured below) in June.

“We offer the Bearhawk LSA as a quick build, a plans-built, and everything in between,” said Mark Goldberg, Bearhawk Aircraft’s owner.

Announced last August, the prototype of the Bob Barrows-designed two seater will be on display at AirVenture.

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Sonex to open production slots for SubSonex jet at AirVenture

Sonex Aircraft will give potential customers of the company’s newest aircraft, the SubSonex personal jet, their first opportunity to get in line for production slots at this month’s AirVenture.

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Rare opportunity to fly in a Huey

Perhaps there is no more iconic symbol of the Vietnam War than the venerable UH-1 Huey helicopter. On Monday, July 29, Tuesday, July 30, and Thursday, Aug. 1, Huey #354 will be available for rides from 9 a.m until 4 p.m. the Fond Du Lac County Airport (FLD) in Wisconsin, just up the road from Oshkosh.

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Sporty’s releases official AirVenture app

Sporty’s 2013 free EAA AirVenture app is now available for download – and it’s free.

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Song about AirVenture released

Ravi the Raviator, a musician and pilot, was inspired by AirVenture to write a song about it. In an interview with the Oshkosh Northwestern newspaper, he’s quoted as saying: “AirVenture is the crème de la crème of aviation — it showcases the very best of what we have to offer. I’m always in awe from the moment I arrive.” Check out the song here.

The AirVenture effect

On a bright and beautiful central Florida morning, my phone rings. Steve McCaughey of the Seaplane Pilots Association is on the other end, upbeat and chipper as ever. Since we both live in the same town and have a common fascination with waterborne flying machines, he’s offering me a ride and a room at AirVenture, which is creeping up on the calendar. Only days remain until the gates open to throngs of visitors to Wisconsin’s most famous airport.

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LiveAirShowTV to provide video for AirVenture 2013

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas – The Experimental Aircraft Association has chosen LiveAirShowTV to provide LIVE coverage of AirVenture, July 30-August 3. Multiple cameras will capture the action in the sky and on the ground and feed it to large LED screens at show center. Mark Magin of On Board Images will bring in-cockpit video from several planes, the performers parking area, and of course Jetman.

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IMC Club partners with Hartzell to host IFR Proficiency Center at Oshkosh

IMC Club is partnering with Hartzell Propeller and its sister company Hartzell Engine Technologies to host an IFR Proficiency Center from Monday, July 29, through Friday, Aug. 2, during AirVenture in Oshkosh.

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EAA petitions federal court on ATC charges

The Experimental Aircraft Association(EAA) filed a petition July 3 with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago, asking the court to review and provide relief from payments demanded by the FAA in relation to air traffic control services at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.

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