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July 23, 2018

Superior Air Parts Extends Warranty On Millenium Cylinders

New Parts To Be Covered For 37 Months

Superior Air Parts has introduced an extended warranty on Millenium cylinders and other new parts today at AirVenture. The company has increased the warranty on all factory-new Millennium Cylinders to 37 months or to TBO, whichever occurs first. It is also extending the warranty on all factory-new piece parts to 24 months or to TBO, whichever occurs first.

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Airborne 07.23.18: Bally Bomber, One Week Wonder, Daher TBM 910/930

Also: Pipistrel Electric Airplanes, WACO Classic Aircraft, Aerovonics AV-20/AV-30, Jack Pelton Interview-Part 1

It’s the airplane that EVERYONE wants to fly... the single seat, one-third scale, flying replica of one of America’s greatest bombers... the mighty B-17. A labor of love for one great man, the presence of the “Bally Bomber’ is a jaw-dropper! The One Week Wonder is back for AirVenture 2018! Over the next seven days, thousands of EAA members will come together to put together a brand new Vans RV-12is. The build kicked off at 8am sharp Monday morning…. The Manufacturer of some of the world’s mightiest single engine turboprops, the TBM 910 and TBM 930, Daher is unveiling new capabilities for its airplanes and aggressive support programs

Zenith Plans Multiple Events At AirVenture 2018

Builders Workshops, Engine Day Among The Scheduled Programs

Zenith Aircraft returns to the North Aircraft Display Area at AirVenture this year, where the company will be showing its various kit airplanes, including the new STOL CH 750 Super Duty, the Zenith CH 650, STOL CH 750, and Zenith CH 750 Cruzer. And the company has planned several events for experienced and potential builders during the week.

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Frasca Debuts New AATD At AirVenture

New Reconfigurable Training Device (RTD ) Features Frasca Technology At A Budget Friendly Price

Frasca International has launched a new, affordably priced Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD) which will be on display at AirVenture this week. The new Frasca RTD  (Reconfigurable Training Device) is designed to meet customer demands for a lower priced entry level reconfigurable device that also provides the advanced features required to meet their training objectives.

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Jim Wiebe Brings 'Chipper TOO' To AirVenture

New Aircraft Replaces One Destroyed In Alaska Accident In

While flying his Chipper airplane through Alaska earlier this year, Jim Wiebe nearly came to an untimely end. And while he survived the accident relatively unscathed, the airplane was not so lucky.

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CAF Cadet To Present Award-Winning Exhibit To Tuskegee Airman George Hardy

Trevor Simoneau Was One Of The Junior Individual Exhibit Winners Of The 2016 Florida History Fair

A youth cadet from the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Florida Wing, Trevor Simoneau, will present his award-winning exhibit “A Salute to the Tuskegee Airmen” to Tuskegee Airman pilot Lt Col George Hardy in a special event.

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Astronics Offers Enhanced Vision Special At AirVenture

Reduced Pricing On Systems For Experimental And Homebuilt Aircraft

Astronics MaxViz will offer special prices for its Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS) for experimental and homebuilt aircraft. The special prices are good for orders received at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh July 23-29 and online during the same time period. 

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Appareo Offers Open Source On Fourth-Generation Stratus Receiver

Stratus 3 Works With Many Electronic Flight Bag Apps Using GDL 90 Protocol

Appareo has released a new addition to its Stratus family of pilot-friendly affordable avionics. Stratus 3 is the latest model in the line of industry-leading ADS-B receivers first introduced in 2012. The company will exhibit Stratus 3 as part of its full line of Stratus products this week at AirVenture.

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Outback Shock Is Designed For Bush Flying

Hyper-STOL Wing And Sturdy Landing Gear Among The Airplane's Features

It has been several decades since Piper’s PA-18 SuperCub set the bar for bush flying. Since then a series of technological and design innovations have enhanced the off-runway performance of cub-like aircraft with more power, lower weight, added lift, better control and braking.

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ALPA Pilots Promote The Profession At Oshkosh 2018

One Event Targeted Specifically At Attracting Women To The Ranks

As part of ALPA's continuing mission to promote the piloting profession, dozens of ALPA pilots will be on hand at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, the largest annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts in the country.

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First BelugaXL Successfully Completes Maiden Flight

Landed At Toulouse-Blagnac, France After Four-Hour, 11-Minute Flight

The first of five BelugaXL aircraft to fly landed at Toulouse-Blagnac, France last Wednesday after successfully completing its first flight lasting four hours and 11 minutes.

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'Egg Boy' Seth Holloway To Miss AirVenture This Year

Was The Among Youngest Passengers To Fly Aboard Aluminum Overcast,

Six years ago. Seth Holloway paid for a flight on Aluminum Overcast. He earned his payment by selling eggs. At 12 years of age, he had to interview to fly unaccompanied on the B-17.

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ADS-B Innovation From Applied Avionics Included In Latest Rockwell Collins AML

VIVISUN Annunciators For Multiple Part 25 And Part 23 Aircraft Available To Ship The Next Business Day

Rockwell Collins announced that their ADS-B Out Part 25 approved model list supplemental type certificate (AML-STC) has been certified by the FAA. This path covers multiple aircraft models from Bombardier, Gulfstream Aerospace, Sabreliner Aviation and Textron Aviation and includes the latest variant of the TDR-94/94D Mode S Transponder. This certification is in addition to the Part 23 AML-STC that Rockwell Collins announced in February 2018.

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Airborne 07.23.18-OSH18-Day 1: Bally Bomber, One Week Wonder, Daher TBM 910/930

Also: Pipistrel Electric Airplanes, WACO Classic Aircraft, Aerovonics AV-20/AV-30, Jack Pelton Interview-Part 1

It’s the airplane that EVERYONE wants to fly... the single seat, one-third scale, flying replica of one of America’s greatest bombers... the mighty B-17. A labor of love for one great man, the presence of the “Bally Bomber’ is a jaw-dropper! The One Week Wonder is back for AirVenture 2018! Over the next seven days, thousands of EAA members will come together to put together a brand new Vans RV-12is. The build kicked off at 8am sharp Monday morning&hellip

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New Sling TSi To Debut At AirVenture 2018

Will Also Feature Sling 2 At The Show

If you're headed to AirVenture, you don't want to miss the North American debut of the all-new Sling TSi. The company will also have a beautiful example of a customer-built Sling 2 built by Bob and Joan Zaleski as well as a factory-built Sling LSA.

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GAMA Showcases Industry Innovation, Sponsors WomenVenture At AirVenture

Will Feature Electric Aircraft, Give Visitors A Taste Of Building A VTOL Aircraft

The GAMA will display technological and aircraft innovations in the general aviation industry at this year’s AirVenture airshow, and is proudly sponsoring WomenVenture.

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'An Extraordinary Friends of Bob Hoover' Event Scheduled For AirVenture Oshkosh

Some Tickets Remaining For The Annual Hoover Get-Together

An “EFOB” (Extraordinary Friends of Bob Hoover) event will be held Wednesday evening, July 25th, during this year’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Festivities will begin at 6:00 PM  at the AOPA Campus, just across from the famous Brown Arch entrance to the flight line. The evening is sponsored by the Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation. The Foundation is the 501c3 organization formed by Bob prior to his passing in 2016. Bob’s purpose was to promote and support organizations and individuals that are working to improve aviation’s better future, and to establish the highest possible standards across all aviation disciplines, including piloting. During the event, The Bob Ho

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Pipistrel Offers 'Fly for FREE' Concept

Did They Say FREE? (Yes... They Did!)

Pipistrel Aircraft believes it can drastically reduce the cost of flying with the advent of extremely efficient airframes and propulsion systems producing staggering results for cost-conscious flyers, the world over. A case in point -- The Pipistrel Taurus Electro was the world’s first electric 2-seat airplane to fly, and the first electric aircraft to enter production. Not just efficient, the Taurus Electro features dual retractable main landing gear, a retractable electric motor, impressive gliding performance, inexpensive maintenance and a spacious, well ventilated, cockpit making the aircraft both rugged and comfortable.

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Sporty’s Launches Stratus 3 Weather Receiver

Latest Version Includes More Features, Offered At Low Introductory Price

Sporty’s has introduced Stratus 3, the latest generation of aviation’s best selling and most trusted weather receiver. Over the last six years, pilots have logged millions of hours with Stratus in everything from antique taildraggers to military fighter jets, using Stratus to make smarter in-flight decisions. The new model includes popular features like subscription-free weather, dual band ADS-B traffic, GPS, and backup attitude information, plus additional app options and a new low price.

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Latest AEA Pilot's Guide To Be Unveiled At AirVenture

Sixteenth Annual Edition Of The Aviation Consumer Directory

Published annually by the Aircraft Electronics Association, the 2018-19 edition of the AEA Pilot's Guide will be unveiled with free distribution at the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture Oshkosh in Wisconsin, July 23-29. AEA staff members will distribute thousands of complimentary copies to pilots and aircraft owners at the AEA's AirVenture booth in Hangar B at Wittman Regional Airport.

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Klyde Morris 07.23.18

Give 'Em The Right Paperwork And It Just Might Get Through ...


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Details About ANN’s NEW Social Media Program (SMP) For Oshkosh 2018!

ANN Pushes Aviation Media Further Into The 21st Century...

ANN is radically updating its social media campaign for the upcoming 2018 Oshkosh AirVenture Fly-In. This is just the latest step in a series of massive upgrades we're making as Aero-News becomes the 'Aero-Verse.' This program will concentrate on the three most persuasive forms of social media outreach -- short succinct messaging, compelling high-resolution still photography, and carefully formatted HD video. Our staff of journalists will be beating up Wittman Field all week long looking for suitable subjects for this effort, and you’re welcome to help us make sure that YOU don't get left out. You are welcome to text suggestions to 863-860-5790, or email

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Dynon Adds to its Portable Avionics Line with Two Introductions

Latest EFIS, New ADS-B Traffic And Weather Receiver Now Available

Dynon has introduced the D3, the latest edition of its popular Pocket Panel EFIS, and the DRX, a portable, dual-band ADS-B traffic and weather receiver.

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Garmin Pilot App Launches Upgrades For iOS Devices

Android Version Adds Weight And Balance, Weather Enhancements And More

Garmin has announced several new additions to the Garmin Pilot feature set for Apple and Android mobile devices. Among the updates, wireless real-time display and play-back of engine data is available within Garmin Pilot via Flight Stream 510 when the app is paired with an EIS-capable TXi flight display or the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck. A new document viewer provides easy access to the Garmin aviation library, as well as access to popular cloud storage providers, and the addition of weather improvements further enhance the app. New for Android, weight and balance calculations and several more features aid in flight planning.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.23.18)

“It’s an exciting time in general aviation, given the developments in additive manufacturing, hybrid and electric propulsion, and increased automation.” Source: GAMA president and CEO Pete Bunce.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.23.18): Axes Of An Aircraft

Three imaginary lines that pass through an aircraft’s center of gravity. The axes can be considered as imaginary axles around which the aircraft rotates.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.23.18)

EAA AirVenture Museum

The EAA AirVenture Museum is one of the most extensive aviation attractions in the world. The museum features a collection of more than 200 historic airplanes and four movie theaters.

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