The story behind Aeroshell’s iconic cow poster

As many of you read this, you may be on your way to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, slated for July 28-Aug. 3. I hope to be there this year and may see some of you.

I always enjoy Oshkosh, but one of my best memories is of the 1993 Aeroshell Speed Dash and the world-renowned cow poster. If you have not seen a cow poster, you’ve missed the absolute peak of general aviation advertisement. How it happened is another story.

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AEA to award $1,000 toward ADS-B upgrade to five aircraft owners

To help owners of general aviation aircraft meet the FAA’s ADS-B Out mandate, the Aircraft Electronics Association will randomly award five aircraft owners with $1,000 toward an ADS-B compliant upgrade.

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Pilot Proficiency Project returns to AirVenture

The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) and Redbird Flight Simulations will host free Pilot Proficiency Program sessions at AirVenture 2014 from Monday, July 28, through Saturday, Aug. 2.

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Avemco Oshkosh forums focus on safety tips

Avemco Insurance Company will present educational sessions before and during EAA’s AirVenture 2014.

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Flying a seaplane to OSH Seaplane Base?

Are you planning to fly to the AirVenture Oshkosh Seaplane Base on Lake Winnebego? If so, you might want to swing by EAA’s Seaplane Base Arrivals website.

AirVenture gets bigger and so does Sporty’s

Sporty’s will unveil a new display tent at this year’s EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, slated for July 28-Aug. 3.

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Innovators selected to showcase ideas at AirVenture

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Seven emerging tech companies will showcase their newest ideas for aviation this summer at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh as part of the event’s EAA Innovation Center. The exhibits range from new aircraft designs to the latest in power systems and 3D printing for airplane parts.

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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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