Air Venture

Poberezny Joins Hall Of Fame »

Former EAA Chairman and CEO Tom Poberezny joined three others in being inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame on Saturday. Poberezny was joined by Capt. Robert Crippen, the first NASA space shuttle pilot; Christopher Kraft, NASA’s first flight director; and the late Col. Bud Day. More

Guest Blog: AirVenture 2026 »

Want to get more kids into aviation? The way to do that is to meet them at least halfway to where they live: simulators, drones and the intersection of these devices with what actually leaves the ground. More

Piper M600 Demo Flight »

As part of its retooled line of upper tier single-engine cabin-class airplanes, Piper is showing off its new M600 turboprop. Aviation Consumer's Larry Anglisano took a demo flight in the new airplane. More

Martin Mars Under Repair In B.C. »

The Coulson Air Tankers Martin Mars is back at its home base in British Columbia after being damaged in an accident at AirVenture 2016. CEO Wayne Coulson told AVweb the aircraft flew from Lake Winnebago to Port Alberni last Tuesday with temporary repairs to holes in the hull. More

AirVenture Numbers Up »

The numbers were up in all categories at AirVenture 2016 according to figures released by EAA Tuesday. The organization said about 563,000 people attended the weeklong show, up 1 percent from last year, despite several days of rain and storms. More

Yingling's New Glass Panel 172 »

At AirVenture 2016, Yingling showed off the next generation of its Ascend refurbished Cessna 172, which features a glass panel from Garmin. As part of AVweb's continuing coverage, here's a video tour of the airplane. More

Mars Water Bomber Damaged In Landing, Flybys Cancelled »

The Martin Mars water bomber, one of the main attractions at this week’s AirVenture show in Oshkosh, made a precautionary landing on Lake Winnebago Friday evening and was damaged. The incident forced the Canadian operator of the seaplane to cancel today’s demonstration flight at the afternoon airshow. More

AirVenture 2016: One More Look »

As AirVenture 2016 draws to a close in Oshkosh, AVweb's newsteam took one more tour of the field for some final photographs. More

NASA Receives Tecnam P2006T For X-Plane Research »

NASA took delivery this week of a Tecnam P2006T, which will undergo transformation into an electric-propulsion testbed called the X-57 Maxwell. The Scalable Convergent Electric Propulsion Technology and Operations Research (SCEPTOR) project, the latest in NASA’s X-plane experiments, seeks to develop technologies to make flying quieter, cheaper and emissions-free. More