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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Mar 27, 2015
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U. S., Russian Astronauts Reach International Space Station for One Year Stay

"He will do great," predicted NASA astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore, who returned to Earth after 5 1/2 months on the ISS earlier this month. Wilmore watched Scott Kelly's lift off from NASA's Mission Control in Houston....More
Mar 26, 2015
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Open Skies Over Benelux And Germany

Cold War kids like me still remember the Open Skies treaty, the 1992 agreement by members of NATO and the then Warsaw Pact to allow observation flights over their territory as a confidence-building measure....More
Mar 26, 2015
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Pilot Report: Aviation Week Flies The Gripen (1999)

In 1999, Aviation Week's then Editor-in-Chief reported on the capabilities of the Saab Gripen. Read his pilot report....More
Mar 25, 2015
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Kepler Achievements Recognized by National Air and Space Museum

"We are discovering all kinds of exotic planets, worlds that have oceans of molten rock, worlds that have not one but two stars rising in the East and setting in the West," said Natalie Batalha, Kepler mission scientist....More
Mar 24, 2015
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NavWeek: Semper Why 3

As the U.S. Marine Corps continues to tack back to its expeditionary core and the U.S. remains on course for its Asia-Pacific rebalance, the question of the force’s relevance is again coming to the fore....More
Mar 21, 2015
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SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell Talks Raptor, Falcon 9, CRS-2, Satellite Internet and More 5

During a March 17 luncheon Shotwell touched on developments underway at the Hawthorne, California-based company....More
Mar 20, 2015
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Germany To Boost Defense Spending

Germany's finance minister says the pacifist nation must shoulder more military commitments in the coming years....More
Mar 19, 2015
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NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Spots Martian Aurora, Unexplained Dust Cloud

"What's especially surprising about the aurora we saw is how deep in the atmosphere it occurs," said Arnaud Stiepen, a University of Colorado researcher....More

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