Lockheed Martin’s Reusable Orion Spacecraft »

Lockheed Martin’s Reusable Orion Spacecraft

Attendees at Oshkosh head over to the NASA pavilion and try their hand at docking the Orion spacecraft, NASAís next-generation space vehicle. The simulator at Oshkosh is a simplified version of a system Lockheed Martin uses to test all the functions of Orion.

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Shop Support Not Ruled Out on Lycoming Bushing SB »

Shop Support Not Ruled Out on Lycoming Bushing SB

Lycoming says itís not ruling out labor charge allowances for engine shops and customers affected by the mandatory rod bushing service bulletin announced earlier this month. In this podcast recorded at AirVenture on Friday, Lycoming general manager Michael Kraft told AVweb that shops need to first do the inspections, then contact Lycoming about support.

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Kitty Hawk Multi-rotor Hits AirVenture »

Kitty Hawk Multi-rotor Hits AirVenture

Kitty Hawk, a California startup that made a splash--literally--with a man-carrying multi-rotor recently brought its machine to AirVenture this week for demonstration flights. Although the first demo was winded out, Kitty Hawk co-founder Todd Reichert told AVweb in this video that the company views the Kitty Hawk as transitional technology. "This is step one in a much bigger vision. We are crossing this threshold, with computing, with battery technology and small lightweight sensors, this is now physically possible," Reichert said. "The use cases in the next five years are going to be incredibly diverse," he added.

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uAvionix Rolls Out Low-Cost ADS-B Out »

Buyers who've been holding out for cheaper ADS-B Out hardware may want to check out what uAvionix introduced at AirVenture this week. It's a lightweight ADS-B Out that simply replaces a navigation... More

Stan Lee Visits AirVenture »

Stan Lee, known as the creator of comic-book heroes Spider-Man, the Hulk and the X-Men, arrived at Oshkosh on Friday to announce a partnership between his charitable foundation and EAA. The Stan... More

Cessna Offers G1000 NXi For Caravan »

The Garmin G1000 NXi integrated flight deck is now available for the Cessna Caravan and Cessna Grand Caravan EX, Textron Aviation said at EAA AirVenture this week. The option has been OK'd by both... More

Textron Updates Denali Progress »

Last year at EAA AirVenture, Textron Aviation unveiled a mock-up of the cabin in its all-new Cessna Denali single-engine turboprop, and this week at the show, the company provided an update on its... More

ATP Flight School Orders 15 Skyhawks »

ATP Flight School, in Florida, has ordered 15 Skyhawks to add to its training fleet, which already includes 115 of the airplanes, Textron Aviation announced this week at EAA AirVenture. Deliveries... More

Pilot Proficiency And Instructor Development »

The EAA Pilot Proficiency Center (PPC) is now a regular feature of AirVenture, with presentations and simulators available for an hour of free, loggable dual instruction. The 23 different scenarios... More

 

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Whirly-Girls: Silly Name, Serious Aviators

Whirly-Girls: Silly Name, Serious Aviators »

The 62-year-old organization that has been quietly successful in providing scholarships for and mentoring women helicopter pilots is approaching a membership milestone. More

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Short Final »

Heard over rural Massachusetts … Cherokee XYZ (tremulous voice): "Albany Approach, Cherokee XYZ five miles northeast of Pittsfield at 3500 feet, requesting fight following to Kilo Oscar Romeo Delta.” … Silence: all on frequency were contemplating the Cherokee, a student pilot at the controls, attempting the impossibly long flight to Chicago and then penetrating the O'Hare airspace … Cherokee XYZ (even more tremulous voice): "Albany Approach, Cherokee XYZ six miles... More

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Skytech Installs New Anti-Skid Braking System from Advent Aircraft Systems, Inc. on a Pilatus PC-12

Skytech, Inc. has recently completed their first installation of the new Advent Aircraft System, Inc. Anti-skid Braking System (eABS) on a Pilatus PC-12 NG.

Aviation & Oil Company Executive Christopher Cooper Rejoins MercFuel as EVP

Christopher Cooper to help lead Mercury Air Group subsidiary as consolidation hits aviation fuel market

Airforms Receives 2nd EASA STC

Airforms, Inc. is pleased to announce it has received EASA Approval for a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that allows the replacement of the standard AN5 wheel bolts and hardware on Caravan main wheels with high strength Mil-Spec bolts and hardware.