Air Venture

AirVenture 2015 Opens »

A world record skydive for the airshow and Tom Poberezny returns after a four-year absence. More

Video: Record Skydive Over AirVenture »

At AirVenture 2015, a veteran team of international skydivers will attempt to complete a new world record 108-way, multi-point skydive. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli did a training jump with the group and prepared this video report for AVweb's AirVenture 2015 coverage. More

Video: B-52 Lands at AirVenture »

A B-52H bomber made its first landing ever at Oshkosh this weekend, squeezing onto Wittman Field's longest runway and using a parachute for its landing rollout. It will be on display through the week. More

Epic E1000 Certification Now 2016 »

Epic Aircraft has revised its certification schedule for its E1000 single-engine turboprop and now plans first deliveries in the first half of 2016. At a media briefing in advance of AirVenture Oshkosh 2015, spokeswoman Gale Evans said the next milestone will be the first flight of the first conforming flight test aircraft by the end of August. More

B-52 Stratofortress Makes Ground Debut At AirVenture »

A B-52H bomber made its first landing ever at Oshkosh this weekend, squeezing onto Wittman Field's longest runway and using a parachute for its landing rollout. According to the Oshkosh Northwestern, crews had to remove 6000 feet of runway lights to accommodate the Stratofortress, which has a gear width of 148 feet. More

AirVenture To Feature Flying de Havilland Mosquito »

Fans of Royal Air Force warbirds will be in for a treat at this year's EAA AirVenture show when a rare de Havilland Mosquito flies to Oshkosh to take part in multiple warbird shows. The Canadian-built World War II-era fighter and bomber was restored by AVspecs of New Zealand and is now operated by the Military Aviation Museum of Virginia Beach, Virginia. More

Airbus A350, Perlan Glider To Show At AirVenture »

Airbus Group will have a big presence literally at this year's EAA AirVenture show in July. EAA announced an Airbus A350 XWB wide-body test aircraft will give demonstrations and tours on the grounds at Oshkosh. In addition, the Airbus-sponsored Perlan Project glider will be on display. The A350 will arrive on the first day of the show on July 20 and fly an aerial demonstration during the afternoon airshow. More

F-100F Super Sabre, F-35 Fighter To Debut At AirVenture »

A supersonic warbird and a new fighter jet will make their debuts in the military lineup at EAA's AirVenture in July. Dean "Cutter" Cutshall of Indiana will show his North American F-100F Super Sabre, the first U.S. Air Force fighter plane capable of supersonic level flight, EAA said. It was the first of the Century Series of Air Force fighter jets that include the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo and Convair F-102 Delta Dagger. More

General Aviation Awards For 2015 Announced »

The National General Aviation Awards for 2015 will recognize four individuals who have contributed to flight training, aircraft maintenance, avionics and aviation safety. This year's recipients, who will be recognized at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh this July, include Mary A. Schu of Tualatin, Oregon, Certificated Flight Instructor of the Year; Donald D. Streitenberger Jr. of Cincinnati, Ohio, Aviation Maintenance Technician of the Year; Ricky D. Hestilow of Arlington, Texas, Avionics Technician of the Year; and Christopher J. Hope of Kansas City, Missouri, FAASTeam Representative of the Year. More

Video: EAA One Week Wonder 750 Cruzer »

More than 2,500 people took part in the creation of a Zenith 750 Cruzer in seven days at EAA AirVenture in 2014. AVweb's Russ Niles recently took a flight in the One Week Wonder. More