Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Celebrating 50 Years Oshkosh


At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019, we celebrated our 50th consecutive convention at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh! Here are Oshkosh fly-in highlights from the past five decades.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Warbirds that Won the War


We’d planned on commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII at AirVenture Oshkosh 2020, but, of course, that didn’t happen. But that doesn’t mean we won’t pause and reflect on the valor and the sacrifice of those veterans who saved the free world three-quarters of a century ago. To that end, here’s a look at 20 aircraft, types you might have seen at Oshkosh this year, that played vital roles in that conflict.

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Garmin Pilot 10.2 – Overview


Garmin Pilot Version 10.2 for Apple mobile devices features a new configurable tab bar menu, live track logs, access to route data downloads from the trip planning page, and more.

Thursday, July 16, 2020

A day in the life of a Goodyear airship pilot


Goodyear pilot Andrea Deyling shares what it's like to fly the Goodyear airship for a living.

Monday, July 13, 2020

Garmin G5000 for Beechjet: Getting to Know the System


Learn more about the advantages of the G5000 Integrated Flight Deck retrofit for your Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP. See how you’ll revitalize your aircraft with the very latest in-flight display technology — including G5000’s three, 12-inch high-resolution displays and touchscreen system controllers. And discover how you’ll eliminate old-generation avionics obsolescence, while adding more useful load, increasing the number of airports you can access globally and meeting requirements for ADS-B mandates. Learn more about G5000 here: [LINK: https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/151198].

Advanced flight deck update for Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP series
Dual touchscreen display/controllers with intuitive menu interface
Fly WAAS LPV approaches to 200’ minimums
Full FMS integration through dual-channel Garmin digital flight control
Estimated 200 lb weight savings with system upgrade
Optional SVT, ADS-B compliance, georeferenced charting, and datalink weather

Friday, July 10, 2020

Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS


At less then 12 pounds (5.4 kg), the HeliSAS Autopilot and Stability Augmentation System is ideal for light and medium helicopters. "This is a true, fully-featured autopilot that I found incredibly intuitive and easy to use." Guy R. Mahler, Vertical Magazine.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Stories From the Boneyard


It’s one of the most recognizable landmarks in Tucson, yet it is one of the least understood. Sprawling over 2600 acres in southeast Tucson, adjacent to Davis- Monthan Air Force base is what’s affectionately known as “the Boneyard”. The over 4000 aircraft stored there is part of the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, and every one of them has a story.

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Happy Independence Day!


"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, 
but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."

--Nelson Mandela

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Pilot from P-51 Engine Out Video Flies Sweepstakes RV-10


British warbird pilot Mark Levy flies an RV-10 for the very first time and gives his honest assessment of the AOPA 2020 Sweepstakes grand prize.