Archives: All Features

Amelia Earhart Addresses Aviation Explorers

by Jim Bildilli Members of the Aviation Explorer Base at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, July 28 – August 3, were treated to a presentation by Amelia Earhart on her around-the-globe flight. Not to be confused with the Amelia of the … Continue reading

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Captain Mick’s Meanderings

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is over for another year, and I would like to share a few of my thoughts with you from my perspective. The first EAA Convention I attended was in 1965 at Rockford, … Continue reading

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NASA WB-57F Makes First Visit To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

by Woody Minar OSHKOSH, WIS. – For what seems to be a small, yet large aircraft for high-altitude work, NASA showed off its WB-57F High Altitude Research plane at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 28 – August 3, 2014. According to pilot Scott … Continue reading

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AirVenture 2014 – A Time To Remember

by Jim LaMalfa Paul Poberezny, who founded the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in 1953, belongs to the ages now, but he was honored at this year’s fly-in at Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 28 – Aug. 3, 2014, as were veterans … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 – An Opportunity For Fun & Forums To Learn & Engage

OSHKOSH, WIS. – “It was a tremendous week on many levels,” stated EAA Chairman Jack Pelton during a press conference, August 3, 2014. “We filled Wittman Regional Airport with aircraft for the first time in several years, with both aircraft … Continue reading

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“Launch Your Career In Aerospace”

by Jon Beck We live in exciting times with amazing possibilities in the aerospace industry. With new innovations every day, the expanding field is evolving at a rapid pace. Being a part of the aerospace industry and involved with UAS … 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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Lessons Learned About GA, From Unlikely Sources

by Jim Hanson It seems like it’s been years since we had any good news in the General Aviation industry. Oh, don’t get me wrong…innovation and new products come out all the time, but it seems that the “glory days” … Continue reading

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How The FAA Deals With Pilots Who Consume Alcohol, & Why Owning A Breathalyzer Might Be A Good Idea

by Russell A. Klingaman In my legal career, I have been asked to help several pilots who have had their flying privileges put in jeopardy due to the consumption of alcohol. Usually, these cases involve circumstances unrelated to any flying … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Dells – A Hallmark Vacation Destination

by Dave Weiman Wisconsin Dells, located in south central Wisconsin, is heralded as a top tourist destination in the country. Businesses line main street with water parks, amusement rides, boat tours, hotels, and restaurants, but it is the area’s tranquil … Continue reading

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