Air Venture

Podcast: Appraisers Struggle with Refurb Market Values »

As the aircraft refurbishment market blooms, appraisers are struggling with how to set higher values on airplanes that are 30 years or older. At AirVenture, AVweb spoke with Brian Jacobson of the National Aircraft Appraisers Association about how appraisers are coping. More

Podcast: Triple R Affordable Aircraft Company Opens »

A company dedicated to providing a supply of general aviation aircraft refurbished in accordance with a standard protocol announced its formation at AirVenture. Triple R president and AVweb publisher Tom Bliss sat down with AVweb's Rick Durden to describe how the company intends to reach its goal of providing like-new airplanes at half the price of new. More

Podcast: Adept Airmotive Aims for V-6 Engine Certification »

Adept Airmotive is a South African company with a V-6 gasoline engine. After a couple of years of flying the engine experimentally, the company is funded for a two-year certification effort. CEO Richard Schulz brings us up to date. More

Video: AirVenture 2014 -- What You Have to Say »

You've been watching, listening, and reading our coverage of AirVenture 2014 at Oshkosh all week, so we sent AVweb's bright-eyed intern Ashley Anglisano to the flight line, to the exhibits, and to walk the grounds to hear what some of this year's attendees have to say about the show, why they came, and what they like best. More

Airbus To Join Perlan Project »

The Perlan Project, a not-for-profit research company developed to research atmospheric conditions utilizing sailplanes flying at extremely high altitudes, announced today at AirVenture that aircraft manufacturer Airbus is teaming with it to further its scientific endeavors. More

Podcast: EAA's Pelton -- Attendance Up Double Digits »

On Saturday, EAA's Jack Pelton told AVweb that, although final figures aren't in yet, for some days during AirVenture, attendance has increased by nearly double digits. Hear more in this exclusive AVweb podcast with Pelton. More

A "Manifesto" For Aircraft Maintenance »

Mike Busch, master aircraft mechanic and CEO of Savvy Aircraft Maintenance Management, introduced his first book during a forum at EAA AirVenture on Wednesday. "Manifesto: A Revolutionary Approach to General Aviation Maintenance" sets forth Busch's minimalist, reliability-centered, cost-efficient philosophy of aircraft maintenance and ownership honed over 40 years of experience as an aircraft owner, maintenance consultant, and owner advocate. More

Scholarships, Support Abound At AirVenture »

While all the attention at AirVenture tends to focus on the technology, every year the event brings together people who provide support for youth, for veterans, for the disabled and more, all united by their fascination with flight. More