Archives: EAA & AirVenture

Volunteers Needed For Warbird Adventure Discovery Tour

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue EAA OSHKOSH–AIRVENTURE 2017 is now history. The record books are bulging with statistics testifying to an incredible, record year. One of the most wildly popular attractions was the “Warbirds Adventure Discovery Tour.” … Continue reading

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runway THREE-SIX Partners With Quick Silver To Support Vets

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 Issue Scott “Scooter” Yoak, pilot of the P-51D Mustang, “Quick Silver,” with Alyssa Connell of “runway THREE-SIX” at Connell’s booth at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. Runway THREE-SIX began partnering with Yoak this year … Continue reading

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Kansas Aviation At Oshkosh 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Bob Brock, Deputy Director of the Division of Aviation, Kansas Department of Transportation, assisted visitors at the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) pavilion at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. There are … Continue reading

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The Vets Turn Out For B-29 “Doc” & “FiFi”

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 Issue World War II B-29 pilot and author, Richard Thomsen of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, enjoyed the afternoon airshow at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh featuring the B-29s “Doc” and “FiFi.” Thomsen wrote the book “Learning to … Continue reading

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HondaJet Shines At Oshkosh 2017

Honda Aircraft Company displayed it Honda HA-420 HondaJet at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. Representing the company was (L/R) John Lowe of HondaJet Midwest, Des Moines, Iowa, and Douglas Danuser, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Honda Aircraft Company, Greensboro, … Continue reading

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Flying Is Good In The U.S.A.

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Sharon Thiry of Cadzand, Holland, spent the summer in the United States with her boyfriend, Huub van Iwaarden, to learn to fly and to purchase an aircraft. Thanks to her flight instructors, … Continue reading

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GA Oppose ATC Privatization At Oshkosh 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue A Congressional proposal to privatize the air traffic control (ATC) system was the hottest topic at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017, with the leaders of four of the largest national aviation organizations holding … Continue reading

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Two Millionth Young Eagle Solos

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA’s 2 millionth Young Eagle, Jodie Gawthrop of Westchester, Illinois (EAA 1108302), completed her first solo on March 9, 2017, less than a year after her flight with former … Continue reading

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EAA AMONG GENERAL AVIATION GROUPS OPPOSING AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL PRIVATIZATION

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 21, 2017) — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) today joined a consortium of general aviation groups united in opposition to legislation introduced by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania), which includes provisions to turn the nation’s … Continue reading

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National Trade Groups Say White House’s Air Traffic Control Privatization Budget Bad News For Small & Mid-Size Towns

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 201 Issue WASHINGTON, DC – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen strongly opposes the Trump Administration’s budget released March 16, 2017, which appears to endorse privatizing the nation’s Air Traffic … Continue reading

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