It is a prominent tent in the main area marked "EAA Members
Square." On one corner, folks are sitting in folding chairs,
watching an EAA video explaining Sport Pilot. FAA
Administrator Marion Blakey and EAA President Tom Poberezny
describe the hows and whys regarding the recently approved FAA rule
mandating Light Sport Aircraft and Sport Pilots.
By ANN Contributor John M. Dorcey
While motoring down the road, the typical American driver, upon
spotting a state trooper or other law enforcement type, will almost
always slow down and then look at the speedometer. Some may glance
at their speed and then slow down while true road warriors ignore
all that and just keep on trucking. While many people attending
AirVenture Oshkosh 2004 will fly in to Wittman Regional Airport or
one of the satellite airports, the majority continues to drive
Be warned. The Wisconsin State Patrol and their nearly 350 law
enforcement officers (troopers and inspectors) play an integral
part of the AirVenture experience.
By ANN Correspondent John Ballentyne
The Experimental Aircraft Association has joined with Falcon
Insurance Agency and Global Aerospace to introduce a new Non-Owned
Aircraft Insurance Plan. This EAA member program is broader and
more inclusive than any other non-owned or renters insurance plan
available to date.
AirVenture Isn't The Only Wisconsin Fly-In This Week
Consider it a warm-up, a chance to visit an intimate gathering
of pilots and enthusiasts before heading on to Oshkosh. Although
AirVenture 2004 is the big event of the week here in cheese
country, both the Tailwind and Brodhead fly-ins are held each year
the weekend before Oshkosh. Together, they provide a remarkable
contrast between your neighborhood aviation event and the biggest
air show in the world.
After being turned down by the FAA on his request for permission
to solo before his 16th birthday, Jamail Larkins' wild ride was
just starting. He went to Canada for his first solo flight. There,
a child can solo at the age of fourteen. Upon returning to the
States, He was offered an internship at Cessna by the Cessna
Vice-Chairman. He gave a testimonial used in the King video
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