Ever wonder what it would be like to fly into Oshkosh? How about flying into Oshkosh in John Glenn’s Baron?
Glenn Brasch of AirportCourtesyCars.com is volunteering at the Experimental Aircraft Association‘s AirVenture 2017 in Oshkosh this week, as well as sending photos to General Aviation News. This was snapped on opening day, July 24, 2017, as a skywriter finished up a simple message for the opening day crowds. [Read more…]
Dino Karagozian, a Bonanza owner, fulfilled a dream in 2011 when he flew his 1964 Bonanza from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Fairbanks, Alaska, over 35 days.
Joining him on the trip was Juan Carlos Bisi, also known as JB, a professional pilot.
Dino put together a daily report on his adventure, as well as took many, many photos.
We’ll run his report in three separate installments, starting today with his trip from home to AirVenture in Oshkosh: [Read more…]
Tuskegee Airman pilot Harry Stewart will make a special appearance at the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron‘s RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit inside KidVenture at EAA Airventure, which is slated for July 24-30, 2017.
All ages are welcome to meet Stewart and get his autograph. He will be at the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit inside KidVenture Thursday, July 27, Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. each day. [Read more…]
To help encourage owners of general aviation aircraft to meet the FAA’s ADS-B Out equipage mandate in the United States, the Aircraft Electronics Association will randomly award five aircraft owners $1,000 toward an ADS-B compliant upgrade during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture Oshkosh, July 24-30, in Wisconsin.
This year marks the fourth-consecutive year that the AEA has made the $1,000 award available to five aircraft owners. [Read more…]
It’s a well-worn bromide of our society: “Children are our future.” Yet, in real life we tend not to conduct ourselves as if we believe that to be true.
Another more specifically instructive aphorism suggests, “When opportunity knocks…open the door.”
Let’s consider that second quote for a moment.
Two weeks from this moment, opportunity will be knocking in a big way. [Read more…]