Press Releases


Kickoff for World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration presented by Ford Motor Company

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — (May 1, 2013) — One of the music world’s legendary bands will be back at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013, as Chicago will take the stage on Monday, July 29, for the event’s popular opening-night concert.

The computer acts as the mapping system’s host with data connections to the Global Positioning System (GPS), Inertial Navigation System (INS) and Scanning Laser through Ethernet ports.  The SC240ML computer is mounted in the cockpit of the helicopter behind the pilot’s seat.  A high precision GPS antenna is mounted on the tail of the helicopter with the Scanning Laser and IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) mounted under the aircraft.  The SC240ML computer also connects to a sunlight readable display for the operator interface and control functions.

Warner Robins, GA -- Three North Side High School seniors are curating an exhibit at the Museum of Aviation on the 413th Flight Test Group at Robins Air Force Base. The students are working at the museum as for their Humanities course PIE (Professional Interest Exploration) program.

Special preview screening set at Fly-In Theater on Friday, August 2
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. – (April 29, 2013) – Everyone knows that Oshkosh becomes the busiest airport in the world the week of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh (July 29-August 4), and that airplanes take off all the time … however, 2013 will be a first for some very special planes.

OKMULGEE, Okla.- Covington Aircraft, a Pratt and Whitney Canada Distributor and Designated Overhaul Facility (DDOF), has recently expanded its portfolio of approved PT6A engine models under Covington’s DDOF agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada.

If you fly an aircraft you don’t own, you need may be liable for bodily injury or property damage to other people’s property. You may also be responsible for damage to the aircraft itself.

When natural disasters like tornados, floods, or hurricanes strike, no one is safe. Homes, churches, restaurants, and even aircraft museums are at risk. And natural disasters can happen at any time, without warning. This is why it is so important to ensure your aircraft museum is properly protected.

EAA 'exceeds recommended action' in its efforts

April 25, 2013 - National Transportation Safety Board chairman Deborah Hersman today specifically recognized EAA for its efforts to improve aviation safety and exceeding recommendations in regards to amateur-built aircraft safety.

As part of Women of Aviation Worldwide Week 2013 - a celebration of women in aviation, past, present, and future held annually during the week of March 8 - Aviation Insurance Resources (AIR) sponsored Women Fly it Forward at the Frederick Municipal Airport. This was the third consecutive year that AIR has sponsored this great event, which like the 70 others like it worldwide, provides free flights to girls and women.