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Volume 30, Number 31c, August 2, 2023
AirVenture By The Numbers: 2023 Was, Indeed, A Record Year
This year’s EAA AirVenture event in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was, in fact, a record setter. The official attendance announcement from EAA today (Aug. 1) cites overall turnstile clicks at “approximately 677,000—a record total” eclipsing last year’s tally of 650,000. According to[…]   Read this article
AirVenture 2023: Mister Mulligan
Doug Rozendaal leads what most would call a charmed life. He gets to fly high-performance World War II fighters and bombers in front of admiring crowds. He also gets to fly exotic vintage civilian aircraft. Their owners place implicit trust[…]   Read this article
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Canopy Departs Its Mounts As L39 Albatros Departs From AirVenture
The front canopy of a civilian-operated Aerovodochody L39 Albatros single-engine jet separated from its moorings on takeoff from Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on departure from EAA AirVenture. The pilot and sole occupant of the two-seat jet was apparently[…] Read this article

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Northrop Grumman's Cygnus Spacecraft Is On Its Way To Resupply the ISS
Close to 200,000 people watched live as Northrop Grumman’s mission successfully launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. The S.S. Laurel Clark Cygnus spacecraft atop the Antares rocket is carrying a new water dispenser, artwork from students[…] Read this article

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Archer Wins $142 Million USAF Contract For Its Midnight eVTOLs
Electronic Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) hopeful Archer Aviation has announced a $142 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to develop a military version of its Midnight “air taxi” aircraft. According to Reuters, Archer stock catapulted by 33 percent[…] Read this article

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Short Final: We Have Oscar
My wife and I were on a PALS flight (PALS = Patient Airlift Services) and we had an Afghanistan war refugee and her helper-dog, Oscar, whom we took to Columbus, Ohio. Approaching Columbus information Oscar was current on ATIS. I[…] Read this article