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Mahindra Adds Airvan Floats »

Mahindra Aerospace spent last year learning about the North American market and the result is evident at this year's Airventure 2014. CEO Arvind Mehra said that during last year's tour of potential dealers and customers, two things stood out as improvements for its recently-renamed Airvan 8. More

Textron Introduces Diesel 172 »

Textron says its introduction of a factory-equipped diesel option for the 172 Skyhawk reinforces its commitment to providing diesel options for customers. The Turbo Skyhawk JT-A was introduced at a news conference at AirVenture 2014 on Monday. More

FreeFlight Receives TSO for RANGR ADS-B Receiver »

FreeFlight Systems announced today that the FAA has granted Technical Service Order (TSO) approval to the company’s RANGR FDL- 978-RX ADS-B receiver with optional built-in WAAS GPS. More

AirVenture’s “One Week Wonder” Construction Begins »

At precisely 8:00 a.m. CDT today, a crowd of volunteers started on one of the highest visibility projects of AirVenture 2014—the assembly and initial taxi testing of a Zenith CH 750 kit airplane during the course of the seven-day convention. More

BendixKing Announces New EFIS, ADS-B Products »

BendixKing wants to compete against Garmin's G1000 with a new EFIS based on the Honeywell Primus APEX system. The company is also introducing new ADS-B boxes. More

Garmin Introduces Connext Wireless Cockpit »

At AirVenture 2014 at Oshkosh, Garmin announced a new wireless cockpit interface that allows both input and output data flow between the company's certified panel mounted avionics and tablet computers. More

MVP Amphib Adds Versatility »

A Minnesota company is hoping that versatility and financial accessibility will be the keys to launching a $189,000 amphib LSA that was unveiled Sunday ahead of AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh. The MVP is a two-place carbon fiber hull with a turbocharged Rotax engine and fabric wings with carbon fiber spars. More

AirVenture Off To An Upbeat Start »

The sprawling grounds were damp, and the skies were overcast Sunday at EAA AirVenture, but the crowds already were thick and the mood upbeat as this year's edition of the world's biggest airshow got ready for its Monday morning launch. The aviation economy, like the rest of the economy, may not exactly be booming, but the mood seems to be that it's better than it was and just maybe, the worst is over. A few new airplanes will be introduced here this week, there's lots of new technology to check out, and the crowds will have plenty to entertain them, with the Thunderbirds and the Valdez STOL competitors performing for the first time, plus the usual roster of top-notch airshow performers. More