The weather is looking great, the grounds are filling up and aviation’s annual reunion is officially under way at AirVenture 2018 in Oshkosh. As outlined by EAA Communications Director Dick Knapinski in this podcast, there will be a lot of big iron on Boeing Square this week as the event recognizes the tactical airlift and air-to-air refueling arms of the military and National Guard and the aircraft attending include a KC-135, KC-10, C-17 and a good representation of fighters and special mission aircraft.More
Twenty years ago this month—1998—was a seminal year for world’s biggest airshow: It officially became AirVenture, displacing the old name, the EAA Fly-in and Convention. (Locals still call it EAA.) That year also marked the beginning of a new trend: the avionics revolution with color GPS mapcomms were afield and various PR machines were making noise about super cheap light jets.More
Well, we can’t say enough that no one should be doing this but the fact that it does happen results in coverage like this.More
The Lindbergh Foundation will be holding its first Innovation Forum featuring talks by industry innovators at AirVenture 2018. Topics include artificial intelligence, additive manufacturing,... More
Now that the FAA has temporarily halted testing on an unleaded avgas replacement, a Kansas company says it may revive efforts to develop anti-detonation injection for light aircraft. By injecting a... More
Most non-pilots come to AirVenture to look at the airplanes. But a lot of experienced owner-airmen make the annual pilgrimage to learn about engines. If that describes you, you might want to take... More
Thirteen people aboard Bluebonnet Belle, a well-known Commemorative Air Force C-47, escaped after the aircraft crashed on takeoff at Burnet Airport near Austin, Texas, on Saturday. More
With the engine overhaul and aftermarket parts business growing ever more competitive, Superior Air Parts announced this week that its extending the warranty on its Millennium cylinder line... More
With many popular models already approved, low-cost autopilot maker TruTrak says its expanding the number of aircraft that can be fitted with its Vizion autopilots and with several hundred... More
Big airplanes have been putting on increasingly dramatic performances at the Farnborough Airshow in recent years but it might be some time before anyone tops the loop performed by the civilian... More
The pilot of de Havilland Venom jet warbird was killed, two people on the ground were injured and about 50 calves had to be euthanized when the aircraft crashed into a calving barn on a dairy farm... More
Regular attendees at AirVenture know theyll be seeing the latest wares and offerings from the industry this weekwith a healthy dollop of aviation history just to keep things in perspective. Right across the field, however, Basler... More
Trevor Laue typically flies 1,000 feet above the ocean, mapping grids over the waves at 100 knots. Whenever one of the flight observers catches sight of the crews targeta right whaleLaue breaks out of the pattern and settles into... More
In this world where cell phones can perform more functions than the computer of only a few decades past, many pilots prefer to brief themselves. Doing so when the weather is good is easywhen the online aviation weather options show a dry,... More
LightHawk Elects Lawrence 'Bud' Sittig as Chairman of their board of directors. Bud is a recipient of the prestigious FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award.
EAA AirVenture 2018: First Head Up Display (HUD) Driven from Certified Flight Decks for Use in General & Light Business Aviation to be Shown
MYGOFLIGHT's SKYDISPLAY(TM) HUD was designed to be every bit as capable as those used in business and commercial aviation, but to fit within the size, weight and budget constraints of GA & Light BA.
AeroInnovate celebrates ten-year anniversary with a panel discussion to educate entrepreneurs and investors on the unique challenges of starting and funding an aviation business
It may not be at AirVenture this year, but you can see it from there. More
One never knows, in the performance of one's everyday life, when inspiration might occur in the most unlikely of observers. This photo of me in my Super Cub warming up before takeoff was taken by my wife with an iPhone at Lake Hood Seaplane Base. Copyrighted photo by Terry Dickinson.