The first day of Oshkosh did something we haven't associated
with Oshkosh in a while... it was a beautiful day without a care in
the world. That start of the 2011 EAA Fly-In beat the odds and left
behind the horrid temps and storms of the week before and dawned
bright and clear and about as VFR as it gets. Yeah, we loved it...
and so did so many others here in the holy land of Oshkosh. ANN's
Aero-TV teams scoured the area... looked for those sights and
sounds that bespoke the true spirit of Wittman Field and are
presenting the evidence of their efforts -- in front of God and
Nightly Webcasts Will Keep You Up To Date On Events At The
In an ongoing effort to keep you informed about what's going on
at AirVenture this year, ANN has made a commitment to bring you a
live video wrap up of the days activities each evening a 1900 CDT.
The programs, which will continue through Friday, include a summary
of the days top news, as well as a feature interview with one of
the days' newsmakers.
Regional Airport Airport (SRA) has officially taken the reigns
from Robert (Bob) Wood, seven year U.S. Sport Aviation Expo
Chairman. Sebring’s Board of Directors gave staff the
permission to draft the document for transfer of the EXPO to the
SRA and the deal should be executed at the August Board
SportairUSA Intros Snap! ... The Light Sport Aerobat
SportairUSA, the American marketer and distributor of the
Dallair FR-100 Snap!, has American production prototype of the
aerobatic LSA at AirVenture 2011. The Snap! will be unveiled during
a presentation at the International Aerobics Club (IAC)
headquarters, at 1200 CDT, Tuesday, July 26th, and will be on
display at the LSA Mall for the remainder of the week.
Off-The-Shelf-RC-Technology Powers Electric Ultralight
While necessity may be the mother of invention, some innovate
just because the challenge is there, and converting a hydrocarbon
powered flying machine to electric based propulsion with off the
shelf R/C airplane technology is no small feat. Enter Dale Kramer,
famous designer and inventor of the venerable Lazair Ultralight'