Air Venture

Video: AirVenture Mosquito Cockpit Tour »

At AirVenture, the Military Aviation Museum of Virginia Beach brought a real treat: a superbly restored de Havilland Mosquito. In this exclusive AVweb AirVenture video, Paul Bertorelli took a cockpit tour with pilot Mike Spalding and interviewed Warren Denholm on the restoration. More

Video: CAF's C-47 Restoration »

The Commemorative Air Force continued its aggressive fundraising campaign to restore "That's All, Brother," the C-47 that led the D-Day invasion. The historic aircraft, on display this week at AirVenture, drew continuous crowds of visitors who wanted the chance to take a peek inside and learn more about its history. More

New From Zenair, Two Week Wonder »

Zenair is now offering a two-week factory-assist program for its CH 750 Cruzer kit aircraft, the company announced this week at EAA AirVenture. Participants in the program will work at the Zenair factory in Ontario, Canada, and by the end of the two weeks, they'll have partially completed the airframe; attached the wings and tail; and installed the engine, prop, instrument panel, controls, and fuel system. On the final day, they'll start the engine and taxi the aircraft. More

An Airplane In Honor Of Santos-Dumont »

The pretty little white ultralight over in the Fun Fly Zone at EAA AirVenture is not meant to be a replica of any particular design by the early aviation pioneer Alberto Santos Dumont -- it's what its builders imagined he might have built next, if he hadn't given up flying after an accident in 1910. Lee Fischer, of Larson, Wisconsin, and a gang of flight enthusiasts got together and built the airplane, 23bis, purely for fun, aiming to bring it to this week's show at Oshkosh. More

ALPA Opposes GA Medical-Reform Effort »

EAA leadership was fuming at AirVenture on Saturday morning, as they dealt with a last-minute, unexpected letter from ALPA sent to members of Congress, opposing the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2 now under consideration -- with a vote in the Senate expected as soon as Tuesday. ALPA cited concerns over safety if the bill, which would allow GA pilots to self-certify under most circumstances, were to pass. "This is an out-and-out attack to derail the bill," EAA Chairman Jack Pelton said at an impromptu conference at Oshkosh on Saturday morning. More

Video: Bose's New A20 Headset Upgrade »

At AirVenture, Bose introduced some much-wanted upgrades to its popular A20 noise-cancelling headset. AVweb visited the Bose booth and took a listen. In this video, Bose's Hratch Astarjian gave us a detailed tour of the new features. More

Video: FlyThisSim's FM 210 »

FlyThisSim introduced a new floor-mounted simulator Wednesday at AirVenture in Oshkosh. The TouchTrainer FM 210 offers full cockpit controls and panels for more than 100 aircraft models with a 210-degree horizontal view. More