It’s a different kind of fundraiser: The Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum in Atchison, Kansas, is offering the public a chance to have cocktails or dinner in Amelia’s family dining room.
DeltaHawk’s jet-fueled piston engine certified
“We began by completely reimagining what a general aviation engine should be,” said Christopher Ruud, CEO. “And the result is that we now have a certified engine that is a game-changer. It’s been a long time coming but, in engineering, simple is hard. However, this engine’s performance, simplicity, and reliability have made it worth the time and the investment, as it is truly ‘Power Reimagined.’”
NOTAM improvements get Congressional nod
Bipartisan legislation to improve the Notice to Air Mission (NOTAM) system has received near-unanimous Congressional approval.
AirVenture 2023 to highlight public benefit flying
“From flying cancer patients to treatment and air ambulance operations to water rescues and even saving threatened animals, aviation has a long, notable history of being used for the public good — often by people who volunteer their time and aircraft to make it happen,” said Rick Larsen, EAA’s vice president of communities and member programs.
Take time to Honor the WASP
Now in its sixth year, the #HonorTheWASP program was established by Women in Aviation to take place over the Memorial Day weekend each year.
New aviation program to take off at Texas university
The Doswell School of Aeronautical Sciences at Texas Women’s University is expected to begin enrolling students in fall 2024, according to university officials, who note the school will initially train 25 students each year.
FlightSimExpo lands in Houston in June
In addition to 130,000 square feet of exhibit space spread across two hangars, the show will feature product announcements and educational seminars throughout the three-day event and fly-in June 23-25 at the Lone Star Flight Museum at Ellington Airport (KEFD).
EAA to introduce 70th anniversary beer at AirVenture 2023
Pilots and aviation enthusiasts attending EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023 can get a taste of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s 70th anniversary as EAA partners with Stone Arch Brew Pub of Appleton, Wisconsin, to produce a special commemorative beer.
Volunteers needed to help N.H. students build airplanes
The search is on for adult volunteer mentors to aid student plane-building programs in Manchester and Hudson, New Hampshire. If this sounds like something you’d like to do, you are invited to attend an open house at the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire May 22, 2023.
Aircraft set to fly in for Innovations in Flight
More than 50 vintage, modern, and commercial aircraft will fly in to the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center’s annual Innovations in Flight Outdoor Aviation Display, Saturday, June 17, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Report takes in-depth look at seaplane accidents
Seaplane accidents, while few, represent an area of general aviation where targeted training could pay real dividends. That’s the takeaway from a new seaplane accident analysis report by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Air Safety Institute (ASI).
1942 Cub grand prize in fundraiser
You can own a 1942 Cub for just $25.