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Public Airports & Aerial Applicators Are Vital To Nebraska’s Farm Economy

by Russ Gasper Nebraska Dept. of Aeronautics When it comes to agricultural receipts, bigger is not better and size does not matter. Nebraska and Iowa rank in the top four in the U.S. in agricultural receipts for all commodities, along … Continue reading

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The Rotec Radial Engine – A Perfect Match For The Aerolab LoCamp

by Ed Leineweber It has been said that form follows function; that is, a machine looks the way it does as a result of what it is intended to do. Fair enough. But let’s face it – between the designer’s … Continue reading

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Heavy Bombers Weekend Brings Back Memories

by Mike Nightengale MADISON, WIS. – EAA Chapter 93 hosted its third annual Heavy Bombers Weekend, July 17-19, 2015 at Wisconsin Aviation, Dane County Regional Airport, Madison, Wis. The event has set itself apart from regular airshows with a strong … Continue reading

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The 2015 Chicago Air & Water Show

by Larry E. Nazimek The 57th annual Chicago Air & Water Show, one of the largest free admission events of its kind, was held along Chicago’s lakefront, August 15-16, 2015. Some two million spectators, in buildings and along the lakefront, … Continue reading

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AirVenture 2015… New Challenges & Technology For General Aviation

by Jim LaMalfa I have attended EAA’s annual fly-in with my family since 1972. It was then, and is now, a showcase for everything old, new and yet to come in General Aviation. In 1972, we visited for a day, … Continue reading

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An ADS-B Update

by Woody Minar As AOPA President Mark Baker recently wrote, “If you’re confused by the ADS-B Out mandate, you’re not alone. Most aircraft owners know that the FAA has set a 2020 deadline to equip aircraft for ADS-B Out in … Continue reading

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A Kid’s Report of KidVenture, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh – Better With Age

by Dave Weiman The way an event like EAA AirVenture Oshkosh keeps getting better and better each year is with a lot of behind-the-scenes hard work and creative thinking on the part of the staff at the Experimental Aircraft Association … Continue reading

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