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It's Alive!: AirVenture 2016 Innovation Preview on Vimeo!

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Fri, Jul 29, 2016

AeroSports Update: Sport Pilot And The Taildragger

Is A Taildragger The Right Thing For A Sport Pilot?

It’s day five at EAA AirVenture 2016, and this will be our last AeroSports Update report issued from the AirVenture site. The ANN crew has been getting up-to-date on light sport aircraft and we’ve noticed that some of the really neat ones are taildraggers. While the tricycle gear configuration appeals as the modern way to go, there are numerous advantages, fun being one of them, to the taildraggers. This brings up the question of whether or not a taildragger is the right choice for sport pilot.

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Fri, Jul 29, 2016

Samson Motors Test Its Fly-By-Wire Rudder

Moving Towards A Flyable Prototype, The Flying Sports Car Reaches New Milestones

In what they believe is a first in the Experimental Aircraft Category, Samson has engineered and tested a Fly-By-Wire (FBW) rudder system that is retractable when the Switchblade roadable aircraft is in its driving configuration.

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Fri, Jul 29, 2016

Aspen Avionics, True Innovators, Present OSH2016 Special Event Coverage!

OSH2016 Sponsor: Always-Innovative Aspen Avionics

Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced display and sensor technology from the commercial and business aviation markets into general aviation cockpits—and budgets. Aspen’s Evolution Flight Display system enables aircraft owners to upgrade their primary flight instrument “six pack” to glass cockpit technology all at once, or in stages. Easy and inexpensive software upgrades add new features and capabilities, while future proofing the system and protecting owners’ investments. Our philosophy is that getting the latest avionics technology shouldn’t always mean spending a lot of money on equipment or on installation. The company can be found online at www.aspenavionics.com, and may be reached at (505) 856-5034.

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Thu, Jul 28, 2016

AeroSports Update: What’s The Deal About Real Ultralights?

If You Want To See Ultralights At Their Best, EAA AirVenture Is The Place To Be

It’s day number four at EAA AirVenture 2016 and the ANN crew has finally had some time to hang out at the ultralight strip on the south end of the airport. Ultralights take to the air in all shapes and sizes in the early morning and in the evening after the airshow. Some are fixed wing airplanes, but there are also gliders, powered parachutes, rotorcraft, weight shift aircraft, and even hot air balloons.

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Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Alpha Systems AOA Presents AV16 Special Event Coverage... With Attitude!

Alpha Systems AOA -- A Lifesaver For Today's Aviator

It doesn't get much more important than this... "I am committed to saving lives in the General Aviation community with our Angle of Attack product. We will continue to strive to make the best products at reasonable prices that will benefit pilots." - Mark Korin, Alpha Systems AOA, CEO / President. Alpha Systems is proud to announce new features and kits for EAA Oshkosh 2016! With 19 years of continual innovations, listening to the needs of thousands of pilots, flight instructors and OEM’s to solve the most pressing problem in the General Aviation community; Stall/spin accidents.

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Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Stemme Introduces New Motor Glider During AirVenture 2016

Twin Voyager S12 Incorporates Customer Input And Improves Comfort And Performance

Stemme used the backdrop of AirVenture to introduce its first new motor glider since the S10 came on the market in 1984.

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Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Remos GXiS Comes To EAA AirVenture 2016

An Engine Upgrade In The Remos Is Just The Beginning

German-based aircraft manufacturer Remos showcased their new GXiS at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh for the first time in the United States. The new aircraft is powered by the fuel-injected Rotax 912 iS Sport and contains many features they say will enhance safety and bring even more fun into flying.

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Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Wipaire Helps ANN Make AirVenture Coverage Happen!

Wipaire Is A Leading Aircraft Service Provider, and the Holder Of Over 100 STCs 

For over 55 years, Wipaire has been engineering and manufacturing a full line of aircraft floats for all sizes of aircraft from the Piper Cub to the Viking Twin Otter, including most single engine Cessna aircraft. In addition, Wipaire has engineered over 100 Supplemental Type Certificated modifications for improved performance, convenience, and reliability. As a leading aircraft service provider, Wipaire offers maintenance, avionics installation and repair, custom interior design and installation, and exterior paint refinishing across locations in South Saint Paul, Minnesota, and Leesburg, Florida. Wipaire is recognized for its quality products and engineering expertise worldwide. 

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Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Cost-Effective OSH2016 Sponsor: Sandia Aerospace

OSH2016 Sponsor: Sandia Aerospace

Located in the high desert of Albuquerque, New Mexico, SANDIA Aerospace was founded in 1997 by a group of avionics professionals to provide high quality avionics products to General, Corporate and Regional airline markets. Major product offerings include the company's STX 165 Transponder with Built-in Encoder, the SAI-340 Quatro, the STX 360 Sentinel, SAE 5-35 Altitude Encoder, SAC 7-35 Airdata Computer, Avionics Cooling Fans, and MARC 70 interface modules. SANDIA products are offered worldwide by both avionics modification centers and aircraft manufacturers...

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