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GA groups: FAA flight training policy changes will reduce safety, create administrative logjam

Agency’s interpretation threatens to halt most training in experimental aircraft EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 9, 2021) — Federal Aviation Administration policy interpretations on flight training arising out of a recent court decision will have a chilling impact … Continue reading

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Goodyear Blimp returns for appearance at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

Will be at Oshkosh for much of AirVenture week EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 2, 2021) — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s blimp, Wingfoot Three, will continue a long tradition of Oshkosh Goodyear appearances with a visit to … Continue reading

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Pilots Association To Raffle Off Airplane To Raise Money For Future Aviators

AKRON, OHIO – The East Central Ohio Pilots Association (ECOPA) is holding its annual airplane raffle, the largest annual fundraiser for their Education and Safety Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit that provides training scholarships to future pilots. Raffle tickets went on … Continue reading

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AOPA FLIGHT TRAINING EXPERIENCE SURVEY OPENS MAY 15

FREDERICK, Md., May 12, 2021—The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has announced the return of the 2021 Flight Training Experience Survey on May 15 in an effort to continue seeking out and recognizing flight training excellence. Anyone who has taken … Continue reading

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EAA International Young Eagles Day on June 12 offers young people the inspiration of flight

EAA chapters, members to fly kids free of charge EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (May 10, 2021) — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s International Young Eagles Day, which focuses on flying thousands of kids as an introduction to aviation, returns … Continue reading

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Aviation history of World War II highlighted at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

End of war’s 75th anniversary year (plus 1) to be highlighted July 30-31 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (May 13, 2021) — The aviation story of World War II will be told through special flying activities during EAA AirVenture … Continue reading

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Investigative Update: Mid-Air Collision Near Denver

WASHINGTON – National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators continued to gather information following a mid-air collision May 12, 2021 involving a Cirrus SR-22 and a Swearingen Metroliner near Centennial Airport in Denver, Colorado. No one was injured when the Metroliner, … Continue reading

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Wide range of U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command aircraft coming to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

Flying demonstrations and ground displays featured July 28-August 1 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (May 7, 2021) — The U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) will bring a wide spectrum of its aircraft designed for unique missions as … Continue reading

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TICKETS FOR 2021 STIHL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AIR RACES ON SALE APRIL 7

RENO, Nev. (March 29, 2021) – Tickets for the 2021 STIHL National Championship Air Races will be available beginning Wednesday, April 7. Following a year delay, the world’s fastest motorsport returns to the Reno skies for the 57th time September 15-19, 2021. … Continue reading

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June 26, International Aerobatic Club’s Inaugural National Aerobatics Day

Oshkosh, Wisconsin – March 17, 2021:  The skill, beauty, and excitement of aerobatic flight will be celebrated on Saturday, June 26, during the inaugural National Aerobatics Day, as announced by the International Aerobatics Club (IAC). “National Aerobatics Day is the … Continue reading

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