EAA AirVenture Off To Soggy Start
Violent thunderstorms on July 19-20 dumped more than 6 in. of rain in less than 24 hr. on the EAA AirVenture show grounds here.
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What's the Biggest Challenge for Ehang's eVOTL?
Derrick Xiong from Ehang talks about the challenges facing eVOTL at EAA AirVenture 2017.
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What Drove GE To Create A New Turboprop?
GE's ATP Program Manager, Paul Corkery discusses the innovations and market of its new turboprop at EAA AirVenture 2017.
Regina.Kenney@… Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:51
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What Makes the Quest Kodiak Special?
The Kodiak floatplane is on display at EAA AirVenture this week. See why BCA senior editor Fred George thinks the plane is a winner.
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On Board The B-29 “Doc”
The B-29 known as “Doc” will serve as a traveling history museum to honor the men and women who designed, built and served on the aircraft. The historic Superfortress was the talk of the show at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh at Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
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AirVenture: Evolution of the 'E' in 'Experimental Aircraft Association'
The world’s largest general aviation extravagance—and the de facto U.S. air show—again proved successful, with a dynamic mix of old and new technologies and players taking the stage
bridget.horan@… Fri, 07/28/2017 - 08:00
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Blackhawk, IS&S Ink Deal For King Air Flight Deck, Authrottle
Blackhawk Modifications has teamed with Innovative Solutions & Support (IS&S) to offer an IS&S new-generation flight deck and autothrottles for the King Air 200 and 350.
andy_savoie@av… Thu, 07/27/2017 - 16:52
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Spot: 5,232 Saves And Counting
Globalstar subsidiary Spot has logged 5,232 “saves” over the past 10 years with its tracking and messaging service that users activate with a battery-powered handheld unit.
andy_savoie@av… Thu, 07/27/2017 - 16:23
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Jobs Aplenty For Pilots, Technicians, Attendants
The commercial airline industry will need to hire more than 2 million pilots, maintenance technicians and cabin attendants over the next 20 years, largely to support the growth of airline fleets and changes in fleet mix, an updated Boeing forecast says.
andy_savoie@av… Thu, 07/27/2017 - 15:58
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'B-Team' Goes To Washington, Calls Out Modelers
The heads of the NBAA, GAMA and AOPA went to Washington this week to lobby House and Senate members to oppose the “privatization” of the FAA’s air traffic control organization in an upcoming House vote.
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High School Entrepreneurs Net Innovation Award

Jul 27, 2017
Three seniors from a high school in northern Virginia won this year’s Founder’s Innovation Award presented by the Experimental Aircraft Association in a “shark tank”-like competition.
Business Aviation

What Makes Garmin’s Autopilot System Different?

Jul 27, 2017
Garmin’s Jessica Koss talks about what sets Garmin’s autopilot system apart from their competitors, including self-monitoring capabilities, at EAA AirVenture 2017.
Oshkosh

Overseeing The Product Roadmap For Cirrus' SR Series

Jul 27, 2017
SR Product Line Manager Ivy McIver, talks about positioning Cirrus' SR Series in the marketplace at EAA AirVenture 2017.
Oshkosh

Uniworld Discusses Entering the Chinese Market

Jul 27, 2017
Managing Director of Uniworld, Francis Chao, discusses understanding the Chinese market.
Oshkosh

Analysis Of HondaJet’s First Weeks Is Positive

By John Morris Jul 26, 2017
The numbers are in: GE Aviation, the first corporate user of the HondaJet, says the diminutive business aircraft is boosting productivity and saving it money compared with flying on the airlines.
Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle

EAA AirVenture Hails Women In Aviation

By Fred George Jul 26, 2017
WomenVenture Day at EAA AirVenture celebrated all the accomplishments of women in aviation during the last century and all the opportunities that await them in the 21st century.
Business Aviation

Interview with Pilar Wolfsteller of Airbus A3

Jul 26, 2017
At EAA AirVenture 2017, Pilar Wolfsteller of Airbus A3 discusses innovation and how she got into the business.
Oshkosh

This Doc’s No Dwarf: Flying Inside The Biggest Bomber Of World War II

By Molly McMillin Jul 25, 2017
The world’s second flying B-29 Superfortress completed a 17-year journey with its arrival at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Aviation Week hitched a ride.
Business Aviation

China’s Ehang to Launch Commercial Fly-by-iPad

By John Morris Jul 25, 2017
The vehicle currently occupies an awkward spot as being too heavy to fit the Federal Aviation Administration’s 55-lb weight limit for commercial drones, yet it cannot qualify as an experimental aircraft because it is autonomous and has no pilot.
Oshkosh

EAA Embraces Drones, New Technologies

By John Morris Jul 24, 2017
The Experimental Aviation Association has always been known as a cradle for innovation, but is that spark now being overshadowed by massive corporate spending on private space, electric propulsion and automated personal transportation?
Aerospace

Airshow Legend Survives Health Scare

By Fred George Jul 30, 2016
Legendary airshow performer R.A. Bob Hoover almost “Went West” on the eve of this year’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh due to life-threatening anemia.
Oshkosh

Electric Future for Flight Training

By Fred George Jul 30, 2016
Alexandre Couvelaire, inventor of the TBM700, Porsche-Mooney and an aviation futurist, believes that the electrically-powered Sun Flyer, being developed by Aero Electric Aircraft Corporation in concert with Bye Aerospace, is emblematic of next-generation basic GA training aircraft.
Oshkosh

Airbus E-Fan Goes Hybrid

By John Morris Jul 30, 2016
Airbus Group Innovations has flown its E-fan proof-of-concept electric aircraft with hybrid propulsion, adding an internal-combustion engine as a range extender.
Oshkosh

Embraer Introduces Upgraded Phenom 100 EV

By Molly McMillin Jul 30, 2016
Embraer Executive Jets introduced the latest evolution of the Phenom 100—the Phenom 100 EV at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on July 27.
Business Aviation

Remos Showcases New GXiS At Oshkosh

Jul 30, 2016
Remos, the German-based aircraft manufacturer, is showcasing the new LSA (light sport aircraft) GXiS, powered by the fuel-injected Rotax 912 iS Sport at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.
Oshkosh