Press Releases

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 30, 2017) — Advance purchase admission tickets and camping credentials are now available for the 66th annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in, providing greater convenience for those traveling to the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.” The week-long event will be held July 23-29, 2017 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

October 26, 2017 – On September 23, 2017, 74 Girls in Aviation Day events were held by WAI chapters and corporate members, including 15 international chapters, 8 corporate members and 16 collegiate chapters.  International events were held in Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Switzerland, and Zambia.

Twenty Five Years in the Making: learn about the incredible airplanes and the people behind Zenith Aircraft Company by reading two cover stories about Zenith's ascension to the top of the kit aircraft industry. The November 2017 issue of both Kitplanes and EAA Sport Aviation magazines feature the 25 year anniversary of Zenith Aircraft Company.

The CX-3 Flight Computer 13-01040 provides a fast, accurate flight computing solution and takes confusion out of the equation for ground school study, preflight planning, and enroute navigation. Fast, versatile and easy to use, the CX-3 delivers accurate results quickly and efficiently through an intuitive menu structure designed to follow typical flight planning sequences with a minimum of keystrokes. It can be used on all FAA and Canadian pilot, mechanic, and dispatcher knowledge exams.

Rachel began making jewelry at 8 years old, putting beads and gems on string for friends and family. She made bracelets, earrings and necklaces and would spend hours making different colors, shapes and sizes. She began to pick out beads, gems and pendants in craft stores compiling a huge supply. Rachel asked if she could sell her jewelry at local craft fairs and 7 years later at age 15 makes products for 31 craft shows with people calling for orders throughout the year. You can also purchase her earring at retail outlets. Each piece is unique and most are one of a kind.

Pilots came to Leesburg International Airport in Leesburg, Florida on Saturday October 21, 2017 to attend the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 534 Fly-In.

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The Experimental Aircraft Association will recognize the contributions made to the world of flight by five people as they will be inducted into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame on November 9 during a ceremony at the EAA Aviation Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

NBAA Las Vegas – FDManager Pte Ltd has appointed Freestream Aircraft Limited as its Channel Partner for sales, marketing and product support in North America.

Over the past 24 months, FDManager has focused on the soft launch of its Flight Department Integration and Automation App in its Asian home region, securing a significant portion of corporate flight departments and aircraft management entities.

This past weekend’s season finale at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway started out on Saturday with a textbook race day - beautiful blue skies and calm winds. The tides turned on Sunday afternoon with a weather related race delay and a gusty track, which led to more than just a few upsets throughout the day.

Fw-190 Project reported: Perhaps the biggest news is the stunning emergence of an Fw-190 project in Hungary revealed on March 16 by Warbirds News. Fw-190 use by the Hungarians began in November 1944 with the delivery of 16 aircraft that were used in air defense operations against American and Russian Air Force attacks in the region. The number of aircraft delivered grew to approximately 70, and there have been precious few details regarding their use and disposal postwar.