EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — ICON Aircraft is offering one of its new amphibious light-sport aircraft for auction at the annual Experimental Aircraft Association‘s Gathering of Young Eagles during this year’s AirVenture. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor’s “Day of Infamy” will be commemorated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016, with flying activities and other highlights recalling the events and heroism of that fateful day, which initiated America’s involvement in World War II and changed our nation forever. [Read more…]
Several of our readers responded to a request for pilot tips on airshows. Here are just a few:
Don Howard, Blanco, Texas: Every pilot HAS to go at least once to AirVenture, and fly if possible. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The Canadian Forces Snowbirds, one of the most popular military aerial demonstration teams in the world, will include EAA AirVenture Oshkosh as part of its 2016 schedule, which would be the first time in more than 30 years that the team will be back at Oshkosh. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — Van’s Aircraft RV-6, part of the world’s most popular kit aircraft family, will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2016 with a “family gathering” of all RV aircraft at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016. [Read more…]
The four recipients of the 2015 Bob Hoover Presidential Scholarships, presented in partnership between the Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation and the Citation Jet Pilots Owner Pilot Association, recently spent an activity-filled week immersed in the wonders of general aviation at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture 2015, held July 20-28 in Oshkosh, Wis. [Read more…]
By Amelia Reiheld and Nina Marousek
“Camping? Ugh. I couldn’t possibly endure that.”
Wait! Nina and Amelia are living proof that it is not only possible, but a great deal of fun, even many decades after the last Girl Scout outing. You just have to know a few secrets.
Nina flew to Oshkosh in formation with a batch of Cessnas on the Saturday before opening day, while Amelia arrived with the Mooney Caravan the following day. The two friends barely saw each other during the show, but compared notes afterward.
Here’s how they survived the experience: [Read more…]