Archives: Fly-Ins & Air Shows

EAA To Support Construction of New Wright “B” Flyer At Wrights’ Original Factory

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and its members have been invited to support the construction of a “new” Wright brothers aircraft on the site of the brothers’ original Wright Company factory in Dayton, Ohio. The aircraft project … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces 2015 Fly-In Dates & Locations

FREDERICK, MD. – Building on the popularity and success of its inaugural events, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host five regional fly-ins at new locations nationwide during 2015, which will include AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In at its headquarters … Continue reading

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45th Anniversary of Apollo 13 To Be Commemorated At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

OSHKOSH, WIS. – One of the most harrowing and triumphant adventures in space exploration history will be commemorated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015, as members of the Apollo 13 crew and team will participate in activities marking the 45th anniversary … Continue reading

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Sun ‘n Fun 2015 To Feature Two Jet Teams… One Military, The Other Civilian!

LAKELAND, FLA. – Any Midwest pilots considering flying to Florida for the 41st Annual Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo, April 21-26, 2015 in Lakeland, Fla., won’t be disappointed in the event’s lineup of air show performers. Both the … Continue reading

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Breitling Jet Team Announces Show Dates For First U.S. Tour

WILTON, CT. – The “Breitling Jet Team” has announced its tour dates for 2015. The team is the first and largest of its kind, comprised of seven L-39 C Albatros jets that can reach speeds of up to 435 mph. … Continue reading

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Washington Island Lions Fish Boil Fly-In

by Jim LaMalfa Approximately, 120 airplanes flew to Washington Island off the Door County Peninsula for the annual Lion’s Club Fish Boil Fly-In  on Saturday, July 19. The weather was ideal with a 20-knot southeast wind keeping landing rolls on … Continue reading

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Discover Aviation Days – Education & PR At Their Finest!

by Dave Weiman BLAINE, MINN. – There is so much happening at Anoka-County Blaine Airport/Jane’s Field (KANE) nowadays with over 400 based aircraft, more than a dozen air charter and aircraft maintenance businesses and flight schools, a world-class museum, and … Continue reading

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Involved & In Touch With Minnesota Aviation

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics The warmth of spring has finally arrived after what seemed to be a very long winter. But your Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics has been very busy despite the lingering cold … Continue reading

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Ice Leaves Gull Lake In The Nick of Time For Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar & Fly-In

by Dave Weiman When the ice left Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minnesota, organizers of the “Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar & Fly-In,” May 2-4, at Madden’s Resort, breathed a sigh of relief. Participants also breathed a sigh of relief when … Continue reading

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AOPA Regional Fly-Ins Off To A Good Start

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – More than 2,500 people participated in the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) regional fly-in, April 26, in San Marcos, Texas. This was the first of seven fly-ins AOPA will host in 2014, including its homecoming … Continue reading

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