OpenAirplane Rolls Out FlyOtto »

OpenAirplane Rolls Out FlyOtto

OpenAirplane, which comes as close to a nationwide aircraft rental service as we’ve seen, continues to expand and at AirVenture 2016 this week, it announced a new service called FlyOtto. According to OpenAirplane’s Rod Rakic, FlyOtto essentially makes a network of Part 135 on-demand charter operators accessible for anyone who wants a trip from A to B.

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Stemme 12 Debuts At Oshkosh »

Stemme 12 Debuts At Oshkosh

Stemme’s latest motorglider design, the Twin Voyager S12, was first introduced last year at Aero in Germany, but this week the company’s top-of-the-line aircraft makes its U.S. debut at EAA AirVenture. The side-by-side two-seat cockpit offers the pilot lots of options — in power mode, a turbo-charged Rotax 914 F2/S1 engine drives a propeller. When switching to glide mode, the prop folds into its dome and disappears within 5 seconds.

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Embraer Intros Phenom 100 EV »

Embraer’s entry-level Phenom 100 business jet has “evolved,” the company said today at EAA AirVenture, and the new model is now known as the Phenom 100 EV. The EV features a new... More

Airbus E-Fan Makes Oshkosh Debut »

The latest version of the Airbus Group’s E-Fan “Plus” twin-engine demonstrator aircraft is on display this week at EAA AirVenture, providing insight into how the company’s... More

AVwebFlash Duplication »

You most likely received a second copy of Tuesday's AirVenture show coverage early Wednesday and we apologize for cluttering your inbox. The second mailing was the result of a major technical... More

Icon Focuses On Training »

The CEO of Icon Aircraft says he believes his company has moved past the controversy that resulted from its initial stab at a purchase agreement for the Icon A5. Kirk Hawkins told AVweb in an... More

Mooney’s Back, With Two New Models »

Roller-coaster stories are not unusual in the world of general aviation, but Mooney’s history is extra-packed-full of ups and downs — and this week at Oshkosh, the company is celebrating... More

Birthday Solos Are Back »

When the FAA changed its certification process in April to include TSA security vetting, one unintended consequence was that the tradition of student pilots flying their first solo on their... More

Rotax 915iS Sport Moves Closer To Market »

At AirVenture 2016, engine maker Rotax announced it is closer to market with its next-generation 915iS engine and expects to begin delivering the engine to aircraft manufacturers in September to... More

 

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Growing Up Oshkosh

Growing Up Oshkosh »

A pilot who has attended nearly every EAA AirVenture since she was two months old talks about its influence on her life and the desire to return every year. More

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Error Chain: Triple Whammy

Error Chain: Triple Whammy »

The designer of a wildly popular line of kitplanes describes the events that lead to an engine stoppage and forced landing in his RV-3. More

Short Final:

Short Final »

The following was heard as my wife and I were flying our Mooney over the northern tip of the Great Salt Lake a few days ago and communicating with Salt Lake Center ... Transient aircraft:"Center, do you have time for a question?" ... SL Center:”Sure, go ahead." ... Transient aircraft: ”OK, this is the $65 question. Looking below, we can see a train track, shoreline and a reddish area with what look like waves. What is that all about?" ... Silence for a short while, then a response... More

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GAMI/TAT Announce New Prop STC

General Aviation Modifications, Inc. (GAMI) and Tornado Alley Turbo, Inc. (TAT), Ada, OK announce the FAA STC approval for the installation of the new, composite, 3 blade, McCauley "Carbon Black Mac" Propeller on several models of Beechcraft Bonanzas.

Duncan Aviation To Expand Provo, Utah, Location

Duncan Aviation today announced that the company plans to build a new business aircraft maintenance, modifications and paint complex at its Provo, Utah, location. The expansion will include a large maintenance and modifications center and an innovative paint facility.

Dallas Airmotive's New Test Facility Ready for Rotorcraft Engines

Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Services company, announced today that its new test facility at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has been correlated for Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PW200 series engines and Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 engine lines.