Air Venture

Video: Teacher's Day at AirVenture 2014 »

Build A Plane annually sponsors Teacher's Day at AirVenture. Build A Plane helps put airplanes into high schools so students get hands-on experience with aviation and also gives teachers opportunities to bring aviation into the classroom. In this video, Lyn Freeman tells us more about the event. More

Sun Flyer Electric Trainer At AirVenture »

It's not easy breaking out of pack at AirVenture. However, PC-Aero's Sun Flyer, a solar-electric proof-of-concept airplane, is getting attention—its developers are promising that the two-place version will cut the cost of flight training by over half. More

Delta Hawk Almost Ready For Production »

After more than 20 years in development, the Delta Hawk Jet A piston engine is now headed for certification. At a news conference at AirVenture 2014, spokesman Dennis Webb said the engine has been installed in a Cirrus SR20 test aircraft and flew from Florida to AirVenture in one six-hour leg with plenty of fuel for IFR reserves. More

Boeing Projects 1.1 Million Aviation Jobs »

Over the next 20 years, an expanding global fleet of aircraft will create jobs for more than 1.1 million commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians, Boeing said in a forecast released Wednesday morning at EAA AirVenture. Overall, the global demand is driven by steadily increasing airplane deliveries, particularly wide-body airplanes, Boeing said, and represents a global requirement for about 27,000 new pilots and 29,000 new technicians each year. More

Pipistrel Completes Panthera Spin Testing »

Pipistrel announced on Wednesday it has completed all the spin testing required for Part 23 certification of Panthera, its four-place retractable airplane. "Panthera behaves just as expected in all configuration settings that CS-23 and FAR-23 design codes mandate," the company said in a statement. CEO Ivo Boscarol added that the testing showed no need for any modifications to the airframe or any of the aircraft systems. More

"One Week Wonder" Day 3: Infectious Enthusiasm »

We checked in at 8:00 a.m. today at the "One Week Wonder" project pavilion where a team of volunteers is determined to build and conduct initial taxi testing of a Zenith CH 750 kit airplane in seven days—front and center in the heart of AirVenture 2014. More

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 Photo Gallery #2 »

We're back with more photos from the show grounds. If you can't make it to AirVenture, let us take you on a tour of the most interesting airplanes, exhibits, and events around Wittman Regional Airport. More

Podcast: SocialFlight's Parade of Planes »

This week, you're attending AirVenture — but where can you fly next week? No matter where you're based, the SocialFlight app has an answer, from $100 hamburgers to airports where you can see some of the world's most interesting airplanes. Lead developer and CEO Jeff Simon gives us the inside track on SocialFlight's September Parade of Planes (and a tiny hint about the future of SocialFlight releases). More

Video: Safe Flight SCx AoA System »

Safe Flight Instrument Corporation, the creator of the stall warning system, introduces the new SCx low-cost angle-of-attack system at AirVenture 2014. Using a leading-edge wing sensor, the two-piece system is budget-priced and aimed initially at experimental aircraft. In this video, Aviation Consumer's Larry Anglisano takes a look at the system in flight. More