EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

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Jul 30, 2014
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A Quiet Hum Behind Electric Aircraft

Two years ago it seemed electric aircraft were taking off. But there are fewer of them at Oshkosh this year....More
Jul 31, 2014
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FADEC-equipped Diesels Need More Electrical Back-Ups 2

At AirVenture this year, I’ve seen numerous new aero turbo-diesel engines on display in various states of development....More
Jul 30, 2014
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Hoover Bio Pic Premiers at AirVenture

“Flying the Feathered Edge”, Kim Furst’s new 90-minute documentary about the nearly seven decade aviation career of Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, was privately shown Tuesday afternoon to a group of 80 guests at the Skyscape Theater at the EAA Museum....More
Jul 30, 2014
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Airbus Backs Glider Record Bid

Airbus is behind an ambitious plan to fly a sailplane higher than ever before....More
Jul 30, 2014
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Big to Small, Oshkosh Has It All 1

Oshkosh covers the whole range of aviation, from individual homebuilders to mega-names....More
Jul 28, 2014
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VIDEO: Mustang Monday

“I always wanted a Mustang, ever since I was a kid,” says Wagner, a Beechcraft Bonanza pilot who took a big step up in size and horsepower when he purchased the Rolls-Royce Merlin-powered P-51D in 2007....More
Jul 25, 2014
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Avionics: Here’s to a little LPSE in your AirVenture

Low Power Surveillance Equipment, aka LPSE, is an acronym I hadn’t come across until tuning in to a congressional House Small Business Committee hearing on June 11....More
Jul 28, 2014
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HondaJet Shows First Production Aircraft

HondaJet unveiled and flew its first production aircraft at Oshkosh....More
Jul 28, 2014
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Nextant Unveils G90XT Cockpit of the Future

King Air pilots will love the customized Garmin avionics and single-lever power controls in Nextant's G90XT...More
Jul 28, 2014
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Celebrating The Old And New At Cirrus

Cirrus Aircraft is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the unveiling of its oldest aircraft on the market, the SR20, with a flyover of its newest, the Vision SF50....More
Jul 28, 2014
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China Prepares to Realize Its Own Potential

China wants to flood its own general aviation market first....More
Jul 28, 2014
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No Run Of the Mill Mil

Spotters at this year’s AirVenture show at Whitman Field can expect to see a Mil Mi-2 Hoplite (N211PZ) in full camo livery touching down on the grass on Thursday....More
Jul 27, 2014
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Oshkosh -- A Personal Journey

Destination Oshkosh: From grass roots to greatest show on earth...More
Jul 27, 2014
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L-29 FAST Flight with the Mach Man

The smell of jet fuel at sunrise is a worthy substitute for high test coffee on most days...More
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Oct 30, 2014
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Daylight Reveals Post-Antares Damage At Wallops

NASA’s Wallops Incident Response Team has reported on its initial assessment following the catastrophic failure of Orbital Science’s Antares rocket shortly after liftoff on Oct. 28, from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia....More
Oct 30, 2014
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Gabon Buys 12 Aravis

Gabon has become the third client for the 4x4 Aravis made by French defence company Nexter, after signing a contract on 29 October to procure 12 of these 12.5 ton heavily armoured vehicles....More
Oct 29, 2014
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Poland and Germany Deepen Army Cooperation

Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak and German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen signed a statement of intent to increase Polish-German army cooperation on the fringes of the annual Bundeswehr conference in Berlin on 29 October. German Ministry of Defense photo by Thomas Imo...More
Oct 28, 2014
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Virtual Training

The Euronaval show in Paris this week is not one where one expects to see demonstrations of people wearing strange electronic gadgets and sensors. That is usually reserved for homeland security shows such as Milipol or air-land shows such as Eurosatory....More
Oct 28, 2014
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Turnkey Not Smorgasbord

In the competition for the most futuristic looking vessel at the Euronaval show being held this week in Paris I would put the clear front runner as the Fast Attack Craft on the Saab stand....More

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