About 50 years ago, TV animators created a vision of life almost
50 years from now. They predicted in 2062 people would be flying to
work and using robots for housework. How close are we to that
fictional world of the Jetsons and what are the possibilities - at
least for aviation and related fields?
More Than 60 Aircraft Delivered To University Programs
Cessna sold new aircraft to nine global training fleets in the
first half of 2010, marked by the recent delivery of the 12th 172
Skyhawk to a Russian training program. Cessns says the delivery
keeps it as a leader in flight training solutions.
"Shoot for the stars" is often an expression used by many just
in passing, however, when Burt Rutan (picture, right) says it,
you can take it to the bank that he means it. Rutan, Founder and
Chief Technical Officer of Scaled Composites, is looking for the
children of today to learn how to dream.
Dr. Bonnie Dunbar Speaks to ANN about STEM Education
Astronaut Bonnie Dunbar (Ph.D.), a veteran of five space shuttle
flights, was spotted at AirVenture today, here to support a number
of events sponsored by Women in Aviation. ANN talked with Dr.
Dunbar to catch up on her efforts with Seattle's Museum of
A Visit To The Control Tower Cab, Fisk, And A MOOCOW
Before arriving aircraft at Oshkosh become the responsibility of
the Wittman Regional Airport control tower, they are handled
through the Fisk approach controllers, then handed off to one of
the two control tower frequencies depending on the runway
assignment for the aircraft.
Furloughed Pilot Helps Young Girls File Flight Plans For
Lynda Meeks is the kind of girl that doesn't take "no" for
an answer. Growing up traveling, camping and studying overseas, she
not only got the travel bug, but the confidence to pretty much take
on whatever is placed in front of her.
My time at AirVenture this year is almost over, and I can't wait
to come back. I am thinking about how I would enjoy this event from
my children's perspective and decided to head over to a jewel of a
program for kids, nestled away from the main AirVenture site at
EAA's Pioneer Airport. It is called KidVenture.