It's On In Oshkosh »

It's On In Oshkosh

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.


AirVenture Time Capsule: 1998 »

AirVenture Time Capsule: 1998

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.


How Not To Use A Drone »

How Not To Use A Drone

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.


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Oshkosh Spotlight: Basler Flight Service

Oshkosh Spotlight: Basler Flight Service »

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Aviation Dream Jobs: Whale Survey Pilot

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To Go, or Maybe Not to Go

To Go, or Maybe Not to Go »

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Press Releases

Lawrence 'Bud' Sittig Named Chairman of LightHawk Board of Directors

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