Archives: News

EAA HOMEBUILDERS-FOCUSED WEBINAR SERIES BEGINS AUGUST 4

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 27, 2020) — A series of Experimental Aircraft Association webinars specifically focused on amateur-built aircraft will become a monthly part of EAA’s popular webinar schedule beginning on August 4. The additional webinars will … Continue reading

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Jessica Cox Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act With A Flight With Former U.S. Senator Tom Hawkins (D-IA)

On July 24, 2020, Jessica Cox of Tucson, Arizona, the world’s first pilot born without arms, will fly former Senator Tom Harkin (retired, Dem-Iowa) for a flight in her 1946 Ercoupe at AOPA’s home airport, Frederick Municipal Airport in Frederick, Maryland (KFDK). This … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, News, People | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

GET READY FOR THE REUNION: EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2021 TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Free youth admission, early-bird discounts for EAA members and aviation enthusiasts EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 21, 2020) — Advance purchase admissions, camping, flight experiences, and merchandise are now available for what promises to be a great aviation … Continue reading

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

EAA AVIATION MUSEUM REOPENING TO PUBLIC AUGUST 3

Some areas to remain closed for public health and safety EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 15, 2020) — The EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, which has been closed since late March because of the COVID-19 outbreak, will reopen … Continue reading

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, News | Tagged | Leave a comment

Former Minnesota Aeronautics Director, Ray Rought, Passes Away

Age 72 of Forest Lake. Passed away peacefully on July 6, with family by his side. Raymond was born January 5, 1948 in Fremont, Michigan to Levirn and Jean Rought. Raymond married Carol (DeLong) on September 6, 1969 in Fremont. … Continue reading

Posted in News, People | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

EAA SPIRIT OF AVIATION WEEK SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS ENTIRE SPECTRUM OF FLIGHT

July 21-25 lineup includes top aviators, dozens of forums, ‘best of’ moments EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 7, 2020) — Highlights from across the world of flight will entertain and educate aviation enthusiasts on July 21-25 as part … Continue reading

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

EAA RAY AVIATION SCHOLARS TO TALK WITH INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION CREW ON JULY 14

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 8, 2020) — Recipients of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Ray Aviation Scholarships, which supply complete funding for flight training, will have a unique opportunity on July 14 as they will ask questions of … Continue reading

Posted in EAA & AirVenture, Education, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Isle Minnesota Pancake Breakfast Is Canceled

Isle Airport Association directors met yesterday to discuss the pancake breakfast. We came to a unanimous decision: Isle Airport Pancake Breakfast is Canceled for July 12, 2020.   Isle Airport will remain OPEN to members and we encourage you to … Continue reading

Posted in Airports, News | Tagged | Leave a comment

NEW SFAR KEEPS MOST OF ORIGINAL PANDEMIC RELIEF

INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATES ARE AN EXCEPTION June 25, 2020 Pilot medical certificates expiring between April 30 and September 30, 2020, will now have a three-month extension after their expiration month, under an updated coronavirus-pandemic Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) the FAA will … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

AOPA Cancels September Fly-In In Rochester, New York

As the country anticipated the re-opening of most activities following the early COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, AOPA has worked hard to maintain the viability of its Rochester, New York fly-in, September 11-12, 2020, but decided mid-June to cancel it. Earlier this … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, News | Tagged , | Leave a comment