Pictures of the day: Oshkosh bound

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By ALBERT DYER

As aircraft began their annual migratory flights toward EAA AirVenture, weather Saturday afternoon, July 18, became threatening between DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport (KDKB) in Illinois and KOSH, resulted in many aircraft having a three-hour layover at KDKB instead of just a fuel stop.

This Stinson Reliant, which left from Georgia earlier in the morning, was the largest, roomiest, slowest and had the largest GPH fuel burn of all the planes that made a fuel stop at KDKB. Addressing the questions of speed vs. fuel burn, the pilot said, “economy fuel settings is about 14 gph@105-110 mph.” [Read more…]

We’re all in this together

Yes, I know that headline is a tad cliche, but it’s true. We need each other… more than ever.

In order to survive we need pilots, aircraft, fuel and airports. To thrive, we must add pilots, produce state-of-the-art aircraft, have a steady supply of fuel, and a healthy network of airports of all sizes. [Read more…]

BendixKing taps Western Aircraft for first AeroVue flight deck on King Air

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OSHKOSH, Wis. — BendixKing, a division of Honeywell Aerospace, has tapped Western Aircraft in Boise, Idaho, to install the new BendixKing AeroVue integrated flight deck for a Beechcraft King Air B200 aircraft.

This installation will then serve as the certification basis aircraft for the Supplemental Type Certificate of the AeroVue product on the King Air B200 model. [Read more…]