What happened in this little town is a blueprint for how to save a general aviation airport.
Home to the Bowman Field Flying Club, B10 is preparing for its 36th annual fly-in at the end of August 2022.
The P-36 replica, 60% smaller than the original, is a single-seat Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA) that will soon be on the market in kit form.
The workshops area at SUN ‘n FUN offers instruction on everything you need to know to build your own airplane — and it’s all included in the price of your ticket to get into the fly-in.
The first Young Eagles day for EAA Chapter 534 in Leesburg, Florida, saw 15 kids take their first flights on March 19, 2022. For some, this might have been a life-changing day.
Seaplane-A-Palooza fly-in is always held the weekend before SUN ‘n FUN, the second largest air show in the country, which is held in Lakeland, Florida, this year between April 5-10. Many seaplane pilots like to arrive on Friday, spend the weekend in America’s Seaplane City, then leave on Monday morning for the short one-hour flight to Lakeland.
The Ray Aviation Scholarship provides $10,000 for the cost of flight instruction. The Ray Scholarship fund awards 100 of these scholarships each year to be given to a deserving young person through selected EAA chapters. Rosie’s award represents the third consecutive year EAA Chapter 534 has been able to award this scholarship.
Not every EAA chapter has the resources to have a youth aviation program, but that doesn’t mean they can’t help grow the next generation of pilots and mechanics.
The second annual SUN ‘n FUN Holiday Festival Fly-In and Car Show was a success, with Santa and Mrs. Claus the stars of the show.
Small changes to a hangar — like new lights and a new air compressor — makes the mission of inspiring kids to learn to fly, build and repair aircraft just a little bit easier this holiday season.
Roger Currier, known as “Master of the Round” for his expertise and love of old radial aircraft engines, passed away in April 2021.
While somewhat a secret, Brewer Airport in Maine has been catering to general aviation pilots for more than 80 years.