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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Apr 25, 2015
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Saturday's Progress 57 Space Station Departure Paves the Way for new Russian Re-supply Mission

Progress 59 is scheduled to lift off from Baikonur on Tuesday at 3:09 a.m., EDT, initiating a four orbit, six hour sprint to the International Space Station with three tons of supplies...More
Apr 24, 2015
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Airbus A380 Makes First Flight (2005) 1

The Airbus A380 made its first flight on April 27, 2005. The story since has been full of ups and downs. See our original coverage from 2005....More
Apr 23, 2015
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Airbus, Boeing Delivering Aircraft At The Last Minute? 1

An analysis of Airbus' and Boeing's delivery data from Aviation Week Intelligence Network's Fleet database reveals that both Airbus and Boeing tend to deliver a majority of their aircraft during the second half of each month....More
Apr 21, 2015
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Astronaut Scott Kelly Paces Start to ISS Marathon Mission, Chance to Sip Espresso

"We definitely look forward to the espresso machine," astronaut Scott Kelly, NASA's ISS marathoner, told Russia Today. "I know a lot of people are interested in it."...More
Apr 15, 2015
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Briny Water May Challenge Future Mars Spacecraft Design

"These finding have implications for planetary protection policies for future landed spacecraft," according to the Nature Geoscience report. "Cl-bearing brines are very corrosive and this may have implications on spacecraft design and surface operations."...More

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