AirVenture 2005 marked the first where the Sport Pilot/Light Sport Aircraft rule was a done deal. What better way to celebrate than to give pilots and wannabe pilots a central location to view all the different models that fall into the LSA category? That place was the LSA Mall, located in a grassy area just south of AeroShell Square.
Were you part of the annual migration of aviation enthusiasts to Oshkosh for EAA AirVenture? Pilots joke that attending the event at least once in your lifetime is required by the Code of Federal Aviation Regulations.
Although women have been involved in aviation nearly since its beginning, some museums give the impression that Amelia Earhart was the only woman to fly, ignoring the thousands of women who came after her or even those who flew before her.
If you’re flying in the vicinity of South Bend Regional Airport (SBD) in Indiana and see what looks like a kangaroo on the ground…well, it might be a kangaroo.
A student pilot who allegedly stole a single-engine Cessna in Connecticut and flew it while drunk is facing criminal charges in two states.
Here’s another reason to avoid the TFRs over forest fires: Some of the aircraft up there may be unmanned.
How did you spend the first summer after you graduated from college? Jared Aicher from Boise, Idaho, spent the first part of his summer flying around the lower 48 states giving rides to Young Eagles. Ideally, he wants to do a world tour giving flights to some 400 kids between the ages of 8-17. The first phase of the adventure began May 28 in Boise.
Bremerton International Airport (PWT) in Bremerton, Wash., may soon have a new neighbor: a NASCAR speedway.
When you think of corporate aviation, you probably don’t think of Newton, Iowa, as its birthplace. You should, says Drew Schumann, an amateur historian and president of EAA Chapter 456, which is based there.