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The Countdown Is On For The Red Bull Air Race Debut At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indianapolis (USA) – The most highly anticipated stop of the 2016 Red Bull Air Race calendar happens on 1-2 October, when the official world championship comes to the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time. The jam-packed weekend of … Continue reading

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Legendary Golfer & Pilot Arnold Palmer Passed Away

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Legendary golfer and pilot, Arnold Palmer, 87, passed away September 25, 2016, leaving many friends in the aviation community. Among them EAA chairman/CEO Jack Pelton, who knew Pelton as a customer of Cessna Aircraft when Pelton was CEO … Continue reading

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EAA SURPASSES 200,000 MEMBERS

Recreational aviation organization continues to grow and engage flying enthusiasts EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (Sept. 22, 2016) — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), the recreational aviation organization that began in 1953 as a group of individuals dedicated to … Continue reading

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More Than 1900 Turnout For AOPA Great Lakes Regional Fly-In

BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – AOPA President/CEO Mark Baker gladly shared the stage with EAA Chairman/CEO Jack Pelton, as the two general aviation leaders briefed AOPA members on the passage of the Pilot’s Bill of Rights II, during the AOPA Great … Continue reading

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AOPA TO HOST FLY-IN AT W. K. KELLOGG AIRPORT IN BATTLE CREEK MICHIGAN

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will hold the third of four AOPA Fly-Ins at W. K. Kellogg Airport (KBTL) in Battle Creek, Michigan on Sept. 16 and 17. The Fly-In begins Friday evening with the … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Airports Commission seeking input about Crystal Airport.

PUBLIC NOTICE DRAFT 2035 LONG-TERM COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CRYSTAL AIRPORT Public Comment Period Open The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) has prepared a draft version of the 2035 Long-Term Comprehensive Plan (LTCP) for Crystal Airport. The purpose of the LTCP is to identify … Continue reading

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HARRISON FORD KICKS OFF 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF EAA YOUNG EAGLES WITH 2 MILLIONTH YOUNG EAGLE FLIGHT

Grass-roots initiative introduces millions of kids to the possibilities of flight; Former chairmen including Harrison Ford, Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and Jeff Skiles join current chairman Sean D. Tucker, in encouraging kids to take a Young Eagle flight in 2017. EAA … Continue reading

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REP. DARIN LAHOOD FOCUSES ON FACILITATING ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH AVIATION

Rep. LaHood Hosts General Aviation Roundtable PEORIA, IL— Today Congressman Darin LaHood hosted a General Aviation Round Table at Mount Hawley Auxiliary Airport to bring together general aviation stakeholders and pilots to discuss the transportation issues facing small airports, rural … Continue reading

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ATTENTION PILOTS FLYING IN WISCONSIN

Volk Field will be holding their Northern Lightning military training exercise from Aug 22nd-Sep 2nd 2016. During this time there will be two daily periods of high volume military training within the Volk MOAs.  The first: 0900 to 1130 local … Continue reading

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EAA AIRVENTURE MUSEUM HAS GREAT EVENTS IN STORE FOR REMAINDER OF 2016

Events include favorites such as September Swing and Christmas in the Air EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (August 17, 2016) — EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 may be over, but there are still plenty of fun museum events to attend … Continue reading

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