EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — A 1945 Piper L-4J “Grasshopper” with a true World War II pedigree and the manners of a classic Piper Cub will be the grand prize for the 2016 edition of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual airplane sweepstakes. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — Some very well-known names from the aviation world will be the judges as the Experimental Aircraft Association invites innovators to enhance aviation safety for amateur-built aircraft through its Founder’s Innovation Prize competition.
The competition will begin accepting entries Oct. 1. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Fantasy Flight Camp returns Sept. 11-13, giving aviation enthusiasts the opportunity to discover more about and fly aboard two of EAA’s military AAC trainers — the Consolidated PT-3 (the only flying PT-3 in the world) and the North American T-6, also known as the “pilot-maker.” [Read more…]
The letter, signed at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015, is a preliminary step toward further discussion with no legal commitments yet made, officials with both organizations said. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — At this week’s AirVenture, officials with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) introduced a new Founder’s Innovation Prize competition designed to encourage innovation to enhance safety in amateur-built aircraft.
It will use the best ideas from EAA members and chapters, with cash prizes for the best emerging technology. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — Lisa Turner of Hayesville, North Carolina, is the 2015 recipient of the Experimental Aircraft Association‘s Tony Bingelis Award.
The award recognizes her 10 years as an EAA technical counselor, promoter of builder education through EAA chapters, and the writer of numerous articles on flight, building and safety in a variety of magazines and local chapter newsletters. [Read more…]