The United States Navy’s Blue Angels and the AeroShell Aerobatic Team headline the Wings Over North Georgia Air Show at the Russell Regional Airport in Rome, Georgia, on Oct 21-22, 2017.
Whyte’s holds the distinction of being the first individual to transition from Young Eagle to Young Eagles volunteer pilot. He took his first Young Eagles flight on Aug. 5, 1992, and has been active in multiple capacities with the EAA for the past 25 years. To date he’s flown nearly 600 Young Eagles. [Read more…]
Dispatch from KSAF, Santa Fe, New Mexico…three weeks ago: Faces solemn, my mechanics each rest a hand on one of my shoulders. One on my left and one on my right, they gently guide me across the crowded hangar floor, around Race 53, and to the north wall. There — SMACK — they smash my head violently into the wall.
Before I can gasp for breath, they do it again.
And then a third time.
OK. It wasn’t really that dramatic. But the effect was the same.
Yeah, my wrench-turners hosted an intervention over my refusal to accept the reality about the condition of my engine. [Read more…]
Osh for a Cause featured celebrity pilots and the opportunity for fans to connect with their favorite aviator while supporting youth in aviation. [Read more…]
Besides the competition among restored vintage aircraft for the Neil A. Armstrong Aviation Heritage Trophy, NAHI is offering prints created by aviation artist, Joe Jones, honoring National Aviation Hall of Fame enshrinees at this year’s event: Neil A. Armstrong, Patty Wagstaff, Dick Rutan, Gene Cernan and Bob Hoover. [Read more…]
The Tuskegee Airmen will be celebrated at the third annual Atlanta Warbird Weekend Oct. 8-9, 2017, at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport, in Chamblee, Georgia. [Read more…]
Glenn Brasch of AirportCourtesyCars.com, who volunteered at EAA AirVenture 2017, sent us this photo of a sunset at the world’s largest aviation gathering, which wrapped up Sunday, July 30, after a week of excitement. Here’s looking forward to next year’s show, which is slated for July 23-29, 2018. [Read more…]
Dispatch from M02, Dickson Municipal Airport, Dickson Tennessee: What has 26 propellers and 52 tails? A fleet of Ercoupes!
This summer marked the 41st annual gathering of the twin-tailed birds of the Ercoupe Owners Club (EOC). Its fly-in convention, which is hosted in a different location each year, touched down this year in central Tennessee west of Nashville. [Read more…]