While at AirVenture 2016, ace photographer Bert Reiheld captured these images from the Experimental Aircraft Association’s museum on the grounds of Wittman Regional Airport (KOSH):
OSHKOSH — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) now provides members with free access to Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Student Design Kit – EAA Maker Edition software, MySolidWorks online video tutorials, the MySolidWorks Manufacturing Network, and related training and design resources. [Read more…]
OSHKOSH — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) reported several updates to the FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) it pioneered for the Dynon EFIS-D10A, an STC that was originally announced at SUN ‘n FUN at Lakeland, Florida, in April.
The Accessible Safety STC, which is now available to EAA members for $100 each, has been expanded. In addition to the Cessna and Piper aircraft first announced in April, several more models of each aircraft are now eligible. It now includes the Cessna 175, 177 and 182 series, as well as the Piper PA-24 and PA-32 series. Additional aircraft outside these two manufacturers are expected to be added soon. [Read more…]
On July 15, general aviation changed forever.
That’s when President Barack Obama signed into law an FAA authorization extension that includes third class medical reform.
SUN ’n FUN always marks a big time of year for many of us who fly elsewhere throughout the country.
It marks the end of the season where our priorities are making sure the engine heater is plugged in, the snow and ice are chipped away from the hangar door, and weight-and-balance includes the weight of a parka.
We can now look ahead toward calm evening flying, open hangar doors, and the company of friends who have projects we can “inspect.” [Read more…]
The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) joined with Dynon Avionics at SUN ’n FUN to reveal they have established a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) process to install Dynon’s EFIS-D10A in certificated aircraft.
This allows innovations developed for the amateur-built aircraft fleet to make their way into Cessna 150s, 152s, and 172s, as well asPiper PA-28 and PA-38 models. [Read more…]
In 2016, the Young Eagles program will fly its 2 millionth young person since its founding in 1992, a spark that will lead the program into its 25th anniversary in 2017. [Read more…]