Air Venture

EAA Expands Dynon D10A STC »

As AirVenture 2016 opens, EAA has announced that is has expanded its STC allowing installation of the Dynon D10A in certified aircraft to include more models and types, with yet more aircraft expected to be added as the program matures. EAA announced the program, which it calls the Accessible Safety STC, at Sun 'n Fun in April. It allows owners of named certified aircraft to install the heretofore uncertified Dynon EFIS D10A in their panels. More

AEA Offers ADS-B Rebates »

The Aircraft Electronics Association said this week they will award five aircraft owners $1,000 each, from a random drawing, to be used toward an ADS-B upgrade. The drawings will be held next week during EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh. By offering the incentives, AEA President Paula Derks said, “AEA hopes to send a message to owners of general aviation aircraft that the time to act and upgrade is now.” Only 41 months remain to equip more than 100,000 general aviation aircraft with ADS-B equipment. More

Growing Up Oshkosh »

A pilot who has attended nearly every EAA AirVenture since she was two months old talks about its influence on her life and the desire to return every year. More

Notam For AirVenture 2016 Released »

Fly-in procedures for this year’s EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, are now available, along with additional resources. The FAA’s Notice to Airmen for EAA’s 64th annual convention, July 25-31, includes a list of changes from 2015 including radio frequencies and runway markings. More

AirVenture To Debut Martin Water Bomber »

The Martin Mars water bomber, the largest airplane of its kind and the last in its line, will make its first-ever appearance at EAA AirVenture in July, EAA has announced. The bomber will be based at the EAA Seaplane Base, on Lake Winnebago. With a wingspan of about 200 feet, and measuring 120 feet nose to tail, the massive airplane is one of only six that were built. "There aren't many airplanes that have never been to Oshkosh, but this is one of them," said EAA's Rick Larsen. More

Expensive Bricks For The Airport »

The local airport installed one of those high-tech runway arrestment systems to stop overruns. Woe to the pilot who uses one. And his insurance company. More

FAA Covers Airshow ATC Costs Under Bill Amendment »

The government would cover the costs of air traffic control and related safety services at aviation events, under an amendment to the FAA reauthorization bill that was approved by a Senate committee this week. If approved as part of the bill, the amendment would turn back the FAA's practice in recent years to bill airshows including EAA AirVenture and Sun 'n Fun for ATC expenses. More

Video: Kitplanes Editor Paul Dye on Homebuilts »

Kitplanes magazine editor Paul Dye is a former NASA flight director, but he's also a passionate homebuilder, currently working on a Dream Tundra. At AirVenture 2015, he gave us his six top reasons for joining the homebuilt community. More