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THE AIRCRAFT OF DESERT STORM/DESERT SHIELD GATHER 25 YEARS LATER AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2016

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The aircraft of Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield, which formed one of the largest air power operations in history, will return to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2016 for a look back 25 years after this … Continue reading

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OLD GLORY HONOR FLIGHT PRESENTS YELLOW RIBBON HONOR FLIGHT IV AT EAA AIRVENTURE 2016

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — EAA AirVenture has a strong tradition of honoring America’s veterans, and this year is no exception. Old Glory Honor Flight, partnered with EAA and American Airlines, is bringing Yellow Ribbon Honor Flight IV to … Continue reading

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Learn To Fly The Oshkosh Way At EAA’s Inaugural Sport Pilot Academy

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The new EAA Sport Pilot Academy offers aspiring pilots two ultimate elements for flight training success: focused, dedicated instruction and learning at the EAA Aviation Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the world’s home for sport aviation. The new … Continue reading

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JETBLUE’S AIRBUS A321 ‘BLUESMOBILE’ TO HIGHLIGHT AIRBUS PARTICIPATION AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2016

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — JetBlue will bring its Airbus A321 aircraft – “BluesMobile,” the first Airbus airliner built in the United States, to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016. The JetBlue aircraft will be a highlight of participation by Airbus … Continue reading

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IG BAD VOODOO DADDY RETURNS TO GET THE JOINT JUMPIN’ AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2016

IG BAD VOODOO DADDY RETURNS TO GET THE JOINT JUMPIN’ AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2016 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Award-winning swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy joins the marquee musical lineup slated for the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 … Continue reading

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AOPA STATEMENT ON THE PRESIDENT SIGNING THE FAA EXTENSION AND THIRD CLASS MEDICAL REFORM

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) released the following statement after the president signed into law an FAA authorization extension including third class medical reform. “We did it together! Medical reforms are now the law, and … Continue reading

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EAA REACHES GOAL! AEROMEDICAL REFORM NOW LAW

President signs FAA funding bill that includes aeromedical reform language EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 15, 2016) — A huge number of EAA members and other aviators will now be free from many of the expenses and hassles … Continue reading

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First Flight Scheduled for B-29 Doc

WICHITA, Kan., July 8, 2016 – Doc’s Friends, the group managing the restoration of the B-29 known as Doc, announced today the historic B-29 will make its return to flight Sunday, July 17. The restored Boeing B-29 Superfortress will take … Continue reading

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BIG AIRPLANES, BIG EVENTS PART OF BOEING’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2016

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The 100th anniversary of The Boeing Company, the world’s largest commercial and military aircraft company, will bring a unique collection of airplanes and presentations to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 on July 25-31. The 64th … Continue reading

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Honda Aircraft Company Receives FAA Production Certificate

GREENSBORO, N.C. – July 11, 2016 – Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has earned a Production Certificate from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Honda Aircraft Company is building the HA-420 HondaJet, an advanced light jet, at its world headquarters in Greensboro, … Continue reading

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