Canadian Company Reinvents Seabee Amphib

A Canadian company Horizon is seeking to start production of a re-engined and re-engineered version of the Republic RC-3 Seabee amphibious aircraft. Called the ‘X2 Project’ for now,… more

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August 14, 2015

Crowdsourcing Saves D-Day’s First Airplane

On the morning of June 6, 1944, the first Douglas Skytrain crossed the coastline of Normandy, France, and let loose the paratroopers that began the invasion. Newly painted across the… more

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August 13, 2015

The Wright Brothers: Even More Badass Than You Thought

For his new book, ‘The Wright Brothers, ‘­Pulitzer Prize winner David ­McCullough pored over newspaper articles, photographs, and more than 1,000 letters to create a gripping… more

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August 10, 2015

Swift Fuels Launches UNLEADED 94 MON Avgas

Swift Fuels, LLC, a recognized leader in developing unleaded aviation fuels, will introduce its Unleaded 94 MON Avgas at the annual AirVenture Oshkosh Air Show, July 20 – 26, 2015… more

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July 25, 2015

V8 Power Brings Economy and Speed

“I can’t even imagine how much money GM has invested in developing these ,” Jeff Ackland of Altitude Group LLC said about the V8 LS engine he is using the company’s new P85 kit… more

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July 24, 2015

Just Aircraft SuperSTOL Now Comes in XL

Just Aircraft has upsized its popular SuperSTOL airplane with the introduction of the Stretch XL. By adding two feet aft of the fuselage and six inches up front, the kit airplane can now… more

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July 23, 2015

Boeing B-52 Makes Oshkosh Debut

What’s it like to be the first to land a Boeing B-52H Stratofortress at EAA AirVenture? We asked Aircraft Commander Major Jeremy Holt, USAF-R, of the 93rd Bomb Squadron, 307th Bomb Wing at… more

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July 23, 2015

Latest Rutan Design Looks to Make the Impossible Possible

EAA Airventure, Oshkosh, WI — After working at airports most of his life, legendary aviation innovator and designer Burt wanted an airplane that could go many places,… more

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July 23, 2015

A Chorus of Corsairs at EAA AirVenture

Four of five fighters at 2015 congregated at the Warbird ramp. (Photo by Frederick A. Johnsen)

 

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July 22, 2015

Cirrus Aircraft Parachute System Credited with Saving Lives

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July 13, 2015