What would it be like to own one of anything? The Hope diamond, a rare coin or a Buggatti type 41. OK there are three of those but you get the idea. Could you trust yourself to maintain the legacy of that object?
Where To Go And What To See When Your Tired Of Airplanes. Is That Possible?
Though I'm sure it's rare, there may be a time when you have had your fill of airplanes at Air Venture. So what is one to do? Surprisingly there is quite a lot to hold your interest, whatever that might be. Let's touch on just a few of the hidden jewels on the grounds.
The one-of-a-kind “Red Tails” edition 2013 Ford Mustang developed by the design and engineering teams at Ford Motor Company sold for $370,000 at the Gathering of Eagles charity auction Thursday evening. The auction was held during the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh 2012.
As you know, I’m always trying to find flight solutions for larger pilots. This year at AirVenture, I found another great candidate. It was the debut of the BearHawk LSA. I watched a 280 lb, 6’4” man climb into the front seat and settle in. Awesome! It is a tandem seat aircraft with a 31” wide, and 97” long cabin.
I live on an airpark. My house is next to our runway. Non aviation folks try hard to avoid loud engine noises, but not me. I have become an expert at identifying different types of engines and associating them with specific airplanes without seeing them, in the same way Stevie Wonder knows music notes and instruments.
The 50th Anniversary Of The Dyke Delta Design Was Celebrated At EAA's Homebuilt Hangar To Commemorate This Achievement
With a number of enthusiast and well wishers were present, volunteers wheeled Dave Williams Dyke Delta N18DW into place in EAA's Homebuilt Hangar to celebrate Dyke Delta Day at AirVenture on Wednesday, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the airplane's first flight.
With the implementation of Technically Advanced Aircraft (TAA); Pilots have struggled to find Training Devices to train and practice their pilot procedures. Avionics companies have provided simulators of their individual avionics, but there have been few complete cockpit systems and those that have been available have been very costly.