EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — For the third year in a row, the Collegiate Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017, which is July 24-30, 2017, at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. The Collegiate Volunteer Program is accepting applications through July 7. [Read more…]
Travis Air Force Base in Northern California last hosted an air show in 2014. The show came to an abrupt halt after a fatal plane crash claimed a favorite local performer. Edward “Eddie” Andreini survived the impact, but perished in the post-crash fire that engulfed his Super Stearman biplane.
LEBANON, Kentucky — The 13th Annual Jets Over Kentucky Week is scheduled for July 9-16, 2017, at the Lebanon-Springfield Airport.
The remote control jet show features 200 pilots from around the world, an aerobatic jet show, private plane tent tours, and more, according to organizers, who put together a video (below) that gives you a peek into the event. [Read more…]
One of our favorite contributors, Star Novak, sent in this photo, explaining: “In September 2016, this 1946 Fairchild participated in the spot landing contest at the first Amelia Earhart Airport Fly-In at K59 in Atchinson, Kansas.” [Read more…]
What’s faster — a World War II-era, open-cockpit SNJ trainer plane at full throttle or the eight-time World Champion offshore racing catamaran?
Crowds at the Ocean City Air Show will find out on Father’s Day weekend when two GEICO Skytyper planes compete against the superboat Miss GEICO in two, one-mile races along the shoreline. [Read more…]
The Redbird STEM Lab will integrate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) into aviation-themed classes while incorporating Jay Velocity flight simulators into the lessons.
One goal of the STEM Lab is to highlight how impactful, hands-on training makes for a fun learning environment, company officials noted. [Read more…]
These historic military planes from different countries will be featured along with the Olympic Flight Museum’s P-51D Mustang and FG-1D Corsair. Twenty owners are expected to have their historic aircraft on display and discuss the details of their aircraft and their passion for historic flight. The airshow will be at the Olympia Regional Airport in Washington state with additional aircraft, flight demonstrations, and special events all weekend.
Can’t make the show? Enjoy these photos of the Cascade Warbirds in flight. [Read more…]