Beechcraft Commemorates 50th American Bonanza Society Anniversary

By Molly McMillin Jul 30, 2016
Beechcraft Corp. unveiled a custom American Bonanza Society Sport Package option for the Beechcraft Bonanza G36 that includes a custom interior and paint scheme at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.
Oshkosh

EAA AirVenture 2016: Soul-Searching And Promising Progress

By John Morris Jul 29, 2016
Although efforts to make flying safer took center stage this year, there was no dearth of new products and improvements on existing aircraft.
Business Aviation

Live B-17 & USAF C-5 Walk Around At Oshkosh 2016

Jul 27, 2016
This is a live walk through on the Boeing Plaza at Oshkosh 2016. See the B-17 "Yankee Lady" from the Yankee Air Museum and a USAF C-5.
Oshkosh

Unstable Approaches Rampant In Sunday AirVenture Arrivals

Jul 27, 2016
A temporarily closed runway and relatively low ceilings caused a glut of aircraft to arrive into Wittman Airport at the same time Sunday, many of which flew unstable approaches by traditional metrics.
Business Aviation

Traffic & Enthusiasm Up At Oshkosh

By Molly McMillin Jul 26, 2016
Doug May, vice president of piston aircraft for Textron Aviation, speaks with Molly McMillian at AirVenture Oshkosh about the company's announcements - and also the atmosphere at the show.
Oshkosh

Oshkosh Winner Makes Farnborough Debut

By John Morris Jul 25, 2016
A 64-year old historic, Oshkosh-award-winning British Auster originally restored by the editor of Aviation Week ShowNews appeared in the static display at the Farnborough Airshow.
Oshkosh

Fast Five: Jack Pelton, EAA Chairman and CEO

By Fred George Jul 25, 2016
On the eve of EAA Airventure 2016 at Oshkosh, WI, EAA Chairman and CEO Jack Pelton talks Young Eagles, FAA reform and UAVs.
Oshkosh

Garmin Approval Bolsters Risk-Based Movement

Jul 25, 2016
A move by the FAA to allow Part 23 aircraft owners to install experimental aircraft avionics in their panels gained momentum at EAA AirVenture.
Oshkosh

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Expecting 500,000 Visitors

By Kirby Harrison Jul 22, 2016
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh bills itself as the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration,” and few would argue the claim.
Business Aviation

Industry Counting On Tech, Human Factors As Solutions to GA Crashes

Jul 22, 2016
The NTSB’s cadre of 53 air safety investigators can practically plan their annual workload based on a stubbornly persistent statistic—that each year there will be about 225 fatal fixed-wing general aviation accidents.
Workforce

One Aviation To Unveil Project Canada At AirVenture

Jul 22, 2016
Alan Klapmeier, CEO of ONE Aviation, is taking the wraps off the $3.5 million Project Canada aircraft at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in Wisconsin July 25-31.
Business Aviation

EAA 2015: Best AirVenture In A Decade

By Fred George Aug 04, 2015
What was once a quirky annual meeting of pilots who owned garage-built flying kites, odd-duck antiques and très outre experimentals has now morphed into a mainstream aviation event enjoyed by both aviators and non-pilots.
Business Aviation

This Pilot’s Perspective on ‘Red Mist’ At Oshkosh

By Fred George Jul 24, 2015
The world’s largest fly-in should be a fun, peacetime party. There’s no need for it to involve the chaos of air combat.
Oshkosh

Blackhawk Expects FAA Certification For Caravan Engine Upgrades

By Molly McMillin Jul 24, 2015
Waco, Texas-based Blackhawk Modifications expects to receive FAA certification shortly for an engine upgrade for Cessna 208A and 208B Cessna Caravans, the company said.
Oshkosh

T-33 Diamond In The Rough

Jul 23, 2015
A majestic sound and vision—a diamond formation of 1950s era Lockheed T-33 Shooting Stars—is noticeably missing from this year’s AirVenture air show at Oshkosh
Oshkosh

High-Five Prep for AirVenture

Jul 23, 2015
For me, five “perks of the job” came in a 24-hour period on July 17-18 just ahead of EAA AirVenture 2015 in the form of five flights in five unique aircraft.
Oshkosh

Not-So-Old Cro And The Old Crows

Jul 22, 2015
In a delightful twist of fate at Oshkosh, I was able to take part in a formation flight of three P-51s, two of which carried the “Old Crow” title.
Oshkosh

Airbus’s Chapman Flies A350 Paris Air Show Routine At Oshkosh

By Fred George Jul 22, 2015
Chapman says he was less constrained by airspace boundaries than he was at the Paris Air Show because there is no nearby airport to Oshkosh that could create a traffic conflict.
Air Transport

FAA OKs Touch-Screen Avionics For King Air

Jul 22, 2015
Commercial aviation’s first touch-screen primary flight displays have received FAA certification as standard equipment on Beechcraft King Airs.
Oshkosh

B-52: Passenger Report

By John Morris Jul 22, 2015
This writer, working for Reuters news agency 35 years ago, had bagged a rare flight in an operational B-52. We would “bomb” a bridge, then return home.
Oshkosh

Cirrus Aircraft’s Vision SF50 Advancing

By Molly McMillin Jul 22, 2015
Cirrus Aircraft’s Vision SF50 personal jet is on track for certification by the end of 2015. In the meantime, Cirrus is expanding facilities and manufacturing processes as it grows.
Oshkosh

GE Could Build 2,000 thp GA Turboprop Engine

By Fred George Jul 22, 2015
GE plans to capitalize on experience gained in developing the GE Czech H80 to develop a clean-sheet 2,000 thermodynamic horsepower general aviation engine suitable for high-performance turboprop business aircraft.
Oshkosh

NTSB Boss 'Speaking to the Choir' At Oshkosh

Jul 22, 2015
NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart says the attendees at the world’s largest general-aviation gathering set the bar for safety and professionalism in the GA pilot population.
Oshkosh

Yingling Aviation To Expand Remanufacturing Program

By Molly McMillin Jul 22, 2015
Yingling Aviation plans to remanufacture more than older Cessna 172s as it gets into the airplane remanufacturing business.
Oshkosh

Ehang’s Smartphone-controlled Ghost Drone

By John Morris Jul 22, 2015
China-based Ehang has developed a lightweight electric quadcopter measuring 14-in. across that uses any Android or iOS smartphone or tablet to control its automated flight profiles.
Oshkosh