Yves “Jetman” Rossy, the world’s first jet-powered man, will make his first public U.S. flights this summer at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, showcasing the cutting edge of human flight at The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration on July 29-August 4.
One of the more unique and enjoyable aspects of our coverage is that we've been smart enough to do away with the usual institutional arrogance we see at so many publications... where the Editors think that only they know what you want... whether they really do or not (or worse cover what THEY like... regardless of YOUR interests). We instituted the Aero-Stringer program over a decade ago to allow promising writers and photographers, with a true passion for aviation, to come aboard and help us cover the Oshkosh experience through THEIR EYES and keep us in touch with the true rank and file of the aviation world...
One of the music world’s legendary bands will be back at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013, as Chicago will take the stage on Monday, July 29, for the event’s popular opening-night concert. The concert, presented by Ford Motor Company, is free to all AirVenture attendees that day and will be held on Phillips 66 Plaza immediately following the July 29 afternoon air show.
Had Been Practicing Aerobatics For A Memorial Day Performance
The pilot of a single-seat aerobatic airplane practicing for an air show being held over the Memorial Day weekend was forced to make an emergency landing on a highway on Long Island Thursday after experiencing engine problems with the plane.