If the weather and our Experimentals were always perfect we'd get to our destinations on time, but would miss much along the way. Today's surprise as we wait out the poopy Oshkosh weather in Yankton, South Dakota was the C-47 Virginia Ann that came in for a fuel stop and something of a family reunion. Continue reading "You Had To Be Here"
Mike Busch is arguably the best-known A&P/IA in general aviation. He writes the monthly "Savvy Maintenance" column in AOPA PILOT and hosts free monthly EAA-sponsored maintenance webinars. Continue reading "Mike Busch Presentations at AirVenture 2018"
If you ever needed a weather magnet just throw a fly-in... as anyone headed to AirVenture today can tell you. With the rest of the country clear for flying, AirVenture has a nice big, lazy low pressure rain vacuum slowly circling the field. Meanwhile, eager would-be AirVenture attendees are piling up north, south, east and for us, west of Oshkosh. Continue reading "Stuck in Yankton Again (Yea!)"
The Rotax Flying and Safety Club (RFSC) and BRP-Rotax are offering information sessions conducted by experienced RFSC instructors during the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 in Wisconsin, U.S.A., the world's largest annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts. Continue reading "Rotax Info Sessions Schedule at AirVenture 2018"
BRS Aerospace founder Boris Popov will be a main presenter at the 2018 Electric Aircraft Symposium to be held prior to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Popov's presentation, entitled Sustainable Aviation/VTOL Flight Emergency Parachute Utilization, is part of the two-day event sponsored by the CAFE (Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency) Foundation's conference to be held July 21-22 at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center. Continue reading "BRS Founder to Speak on Electric VTOL Aircraft at CAFE Foundation Prior to Oshkosh"
Air Race 1 announced the launch of two new cup competitions in the sport known as formula one air racing.
The US and European Cups will be contested by the world's fastest pilots, all racing at the same time at speeds of up to 450km per hour just 10 meters off the ground. Continue reading "Air Race 1 announces US and European Cups"