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EAA has found ways to help pilots get even more from what many think is the coolest quarter-acre at OSH.
Once a year for a week in late July, the Pilot Proficiency Center at AirVenture Oshkosh hosts hundreds of pilots with one thought in mind: help them be more proficient. But in recent years, the driving force behind the Center, Joe Brown, who happens to be president of Hartzell, has been asking one question aloud. more »
The annual early new year’s fly-in attracted steady but unspectacular crowds. But here’s why we’ll miss it.
The Sebring Sport Aviation Expo is no more. The airport authority announced its decision to end the show’s run after 15 years. The site of the show, officially known as the Sebring Multimodal Logistics Center—which actually contains an airport, a good sized one, too—was great for such a show, so long as you didn’t mind more »
News from the energy-drink race organizer sends shock waves. But why did they do it?
It’s supposed to be “sweet 16,” but the news coming out of Red Bull headquarters is “bittersweet.” For 16 years now, since its inception in 2003, the Red Bull Air Races have given the aviation world the kind of star power that other motor sports are all about. But the expensive and logistically difficult-to-produce events more »
The coolest fly-in in the world keeps getting bigger without losing the qualities that made it great when it was new.
If there’s a place in this country where flying is still fun, where people become inspired by airplanes, and where aviation friendships are made, it’s at the High Sierra Fly-In. Not far from the Black Rock Desert, the High Sierra Fly-In is a larger-than-life flying event where pilots can be found emerging from tents at more »
A morning thunderstorm slowed the start of Day One but quickly passed.
After a rough event a year ago, in which high winds kept flying to a minimum, this year’s Sebring Sport Aviation Expo got off to a damp and gray start, as a severe storm rolled through Florida, causing widespread rain and forecasts of high winds—up to 60-knot winds were forecast for the Central Florida region. Organizers canceled more »
This hands-on sport aviation show is long on attractions, speakers and airspace and short on big city hassles.
Without a doubt, the hottest January destination in 2019 will be the 15th annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida. The event, which started as a modest LSA gathering in 2004, has evolved into a good sized get together that spans the sport aviation world, with everything from big-tired taildraggers to jumping gyroplanes, from more »
Is there any such thing as a perfect week at Oshkosh? Maybe not, but the 2018 edition came pretty darn close to it.
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 is in the books, and the numbers it produced were huge, more than 600,000 attendees, 10,000-plus airplanes, including some spectacular first-timers, hundreds of educational forums and seminars, and so much more it’s almost beyond accounting. Stars Of The Show: The Weather: While in the week leading up to OSH everyone was more »
The sights and performances of this year's night airshow.
Jim Koepnick captures the magic of Thursday’s Night Airshow at AirVenture. It was just as magical as it looked and included, drumroll please, a drone swarm display of light and sound. A long exposure captures the drama of the aerial display. The night airshow features about a dozen planes outfitted with lights and fireworks that more »
Get the latest news, notes, and photos from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 by signing up for our newsletter! Plane & Pilot Editor Isabel Goyer has been photographing the planes of Oshkosh, and this year his special focus has been on warbirds. Check out his shots from Thursday at one of the great AirVenture Oshkosh gatherings more »
The sights and scenes Tuesday and Wednesday at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.
The Night Airshow may have been rained out, but people have still been treated to the aerial ballet of the AeroShell flight demonstration team, Jeff Boerboon in his Yak 110, and much more at EAA AirVenture 2018. Click the button below to see more photos!
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Our roundup of essential information for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is one of the largest aviation celebrations in the world with more than 10,000 aircraft and over half a million flight enthusiasts attending the event each year. The week-long event features daily air shows, more »
Sign up for our newsletter for industry news, reviews and much more! One of the most popular pilot participation events on the planet, the EAA’s Pilot Proficiency Center returns this year to AirVenture. The big air-conditioned home of the PPC features more than a dozen Redbird Flight Simulations LD simulators on which pilots can test more »
Aviate, navigate, communicate? Well, yes, but if you plan to penetrate a Presidential TFR, those happen only after find, phone, copy, file.
Find the NOTAM. Phone TSA at least 24 hours in advance. Copy your confirmation number. File a flight plan, possibly with an intermediate stop. The milk run for Mrs. Levinson and me is between KBED, in the Boston suburbs where we live most of the year, and KMVY on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, where more »
I’ll admit up front. The word “special” is overused. Is every Super Bowl special? What about every Jason Bourne movie, every opening at the Met or every Indy 500? Even hardcore enthusiasts of those events would admit that some are way more special than others, and that sometimes there’s a real stinker, one that’s downright more »