Superior Engines Daily Forums at AirVenture 2019

Scott Hayes, vice president, sales and marketing for Superior Air Parts, Inc., announced that the company is again hosting its series of 45-minute educational forums during Oshkosh AirVenture 2019.

"We are very proud of the outstanding support that our forum series has received over the years," Hayes said. "We see many of the same people returning year-after-year and each time they tell us they've learned something new about the care and operation of their aircraft's engine." Continue reading "Superior Engines Daily Forums at AirVenture 2019"

AirVenture 2019 NOTAM Includes Important Changes

Oshkosh air traffic procedures are required reading for all aviators flying to AirVenture

There are several important Federal Aviation Administration-approved changes in the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), featuring arrival and departure procedures for the Experimental Aircraft Association's 67th annual fly-in convention July 22-28 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. These changes are based on pilot feedback and FAA review of arrival procedure recommendations. Continue reading "AirVenture 2019 NOTAM Includes Important Changes"


The innovation area tents which will house new and interesting technology sit open to the elements most of the year.

There's a countdown clock at EAA Headquarters, and today it showed just 87 days and some-odd hours until the start of AirVenture 2019. In the meantime, a tour of the grounds on the west side of Wittman Regional Airport shows nothing but... skeletons. Continue reading "Skeletons"

Sling TSi - New Four Place Cruiser

Sling TSi

Anyone who wandered through Kit Company Row at AirVenture in July probably saw the newest aircraft from The Airplane Factory - so new, in fact, that it hadn't flown yet when it arrived at the show. A four-place machine that outwardly looks a lot like the existing Sling 4, the new TSi actually shares only about 20% of the parts with the old design, with a completely new wing and sporting the Rotax 915is turbocharged engine and a constant speed prop. We were instantly struck with the concept, and got our name on the list to fly it as soon as we could. Continue reading "Sling TSi - New Four Place Cruiser"

A Building Epidemic!

Rans S-21 Outbound

No need to rush out to your doctor for the latest vaccine, unless, of course, you are living at our air park and your spouse is allergic to seeing a new airplane kit arrive! It seems that new kit starts in our neighborhood are blossoming - now doubt a follow to a successful AirVenture and economic optimism on the part of many who have been contemplating a new build. Continue reading "A Building Epidemic!"