Air Venture

Hartzell Engine Technologies Acquires Plane-Power »

In a press conference at AirVenture today, Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET) (sister company to Hartzell Propellersóboth owned by Tailwind Technologies) announced that it had acquired the Plane-Power line of aircraft alternators. More

"One Week Wonder" Day 2: Progress And Excitement »

The "One Week Wonder" project to build and conduct initial taxi testing of a Zenith CH 750 kit airplane in seven daysóright in the heart of AirVenture 2014ówas a hive of activity as of 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday. More

Podcast: Amelia Rose Earhart on Her Circumnavigation »

Following her successful attempt to become the youngest woman to fly a single-engine airplane around the world, Amelia Rose Earhart is at AirVenture. She spoke with AVweb's Rick Durden about flying the Pilatus PC-12, operational challenges she and her copilot Shane Jordan faced on the trip, and the future of the foundation she established to raise money for scholarships for young women to learn to fly. More

Podcast: Superior Air Parts' Aviation Town in China »

Superior Air Parts says it's expanding its presence in China by establishing an aviation-oriented town near Bejing whose main intent is to provide non-Chinese companies a means of initiating business in China. In this podcast, AVweb's Paul Bertorelli spoke with Tim Archer about the new community. More

Video: Garmin Connext Wireless Cockpit Interface »

Garmin Connext uses the Flight Stream wireless interface transceiver for sending and receiving data between tablet computers and Garmin panel mount avionics, including the GNS430W and 530W navigators and the GDL88 ADS-B system. Garmin's Jessica Koss gives an overview of the system from AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. More

Video: Lightspeed Aviation's New PFX »

At AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh, Lightspeed Aviation is showing its new PFX ber-noise-canceling headset. In this brief product tour, Lightspeed's Allan Schrader explains how the technology works. More

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 Photo Gallery #1 »

Couldn't make it to Oshkosh this year? Bummer. If it's any consolation, you're not alone -- plenty of AVweb readers have so-called "jobs" and "responsibilities," so we'll try to keep you up to speed not only on the latest announcements and roll-outs but the sights and scenery as well. Today we sent Ashley Anglisano 'round the grounds armed with a camera and an eye for show-goers and exhibitors getting into the swing of things. More

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