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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May 18, 2015
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Fire In the Cabin 2

While installing a fireplace in a cabin clearly would be a bad idea, Lufthansa Technik develops a technology that uses illuminated water mist with an image of burning wood to create a fireplace for VIP aircraft....More
May 15, 2015
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Cardington: Britain’s Airship Heritage 2

Construction of Cardington’s Number 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Construction of Cardington’s No. 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Short Brothers was awarded an Admiralty contract for the development of dirigible airships....More
May 11, 2015
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NavWeek: China Coastal Catch 8

China last year accelerated its plans to “reclaim” areas like the Spratly Islands, and the Asian giant is banking on its coast guard to protect its disputed maritime stakes in the region, according to the Pentagon....More
May 10, 2015
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Ethiopian Airlines Takes Delivery Of Newest 737-800

Ethiopian Airlines' fleet renewal and growth continued this week with the delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 from Seattle. Routing through Washington-Dulles and then Dublin, Ireland, the latest 737NG is Ethiopian's 16th. Since 2010, the East African carrier has taken delivery of 25 Boeing 737/777/787s as well as 13 Bombardier DHC8-Q400 regional turbo aircraft. One of the fastest-growing and most modern of African airlines, Ethiopian also has a burgeoning MRO business....More
May 7, 2015
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Vantage Searches For An Advantage 3

It's easy to see why the composite machine turns heads; it sits high on a fighter-jet type landing gear, has a spaceship-like cockpit and those forward-swept wings, which beyond looking awesome, allow for a larger cabin as the main structure for the wings can be behind the seating area....More

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