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8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

China Curbs Air Traffic

Chinese aviation authorities asked airlines to reduce flight traffic by as much as 75% at two of the country's busiest airports Tuesday, the latest air-travel disruption because of military exercises along China's southeastern coast.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Life, Hobbies, Shanghai, China Travel

17 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

EAA AirVenture Draws Crowds from Near and Far

For aviation lovers there's no better place to be than Oshkosh for EAA AirVenture.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Michigan

21 hrs ago | Car and Driver

Lightning Strikes Oshkosh: Ford F-35 Lightning II Mustang Auctioned at AirVenture Air Show

Around here, most Ford Mustang stories count as feel-good editorial, but here's a real feel-good story that'll probably make you say "Awwww!" and possibly make you do a fist pump at the same time.


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Ford GT, Ford Mustang GT, Oshkosh, WI, Life, Hobbies

23 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Popular flying instructor Jim gets his wings

Jim Hammett has worked his way up the Bournemouth Helicopters company after taking flying lessons in 2006, before studying across the UK and USA, to become one of the business's flying instructors in 2011.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Yesterday | The LookOut news

Airport Supporters Raise Over $260,000 for Ballot Battle

Supporters of a ballot measure that, if approved, would limit City Council control of the Santa Monica Airport have hit the ground running by raising more than a quarter of a million dollars for their campaign, according to a disclosure statement filed with the City Clerk's Office.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Santa Monica, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014


BendixKing Unveils Affordable Data Plan

In-flight data connectivity has been a booming market for service providers. But many passengers are not too keen on using in-flight connectivity services because of the costs involved.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Simply riveting: EAA AirVenture project to make a plane in a week

Wings, rudder, tail, cockpit, engine, all those rivets - planes are not something that's just thrown together like a pup tent.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Oshkosh, WI


Wisconsin's economy gets a big lift from aviation

Wisconsin's airport system links Wisconsin businesses and residents to the rest of the nation and the world.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies


Safe Flight Instrument's New AoA for Experimental Market

A U.S. District Court judge in Oregon has dismissed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association .


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Civil Aircraft, Cessna 150, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cirrus SR22, Cirrus Aircraft, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Oshkosh, WI


EAA AirVenture draws 500,000 to Oshkosh

A man has died after rescuers responded to him struggling in the water in Oneida County, according to Minocqua Police Department officials.


Related Topix: Oshkosh, WI, Minocqua, WI, Life, Hobbies

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Experimental Aircraft Association airshow has special Wausau chapter project

The Experimental Aircraft Association's "AirVenture" fly-in kicks off its seven day run, and communications director Dick Knapinski says, "We draw about 10,000 airplanes to the region, and about 500,000 in total attendance.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Wausau, WI, Oshkosh, WI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit 3: Mustang gets dressed up as a fighter jet

As it does every year, Ford has created a special paint job for a Mustang to be auctioned off at the Experimental Aircraft Association's annual gathering this week in Oshkosh, Wis.


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Convertible, Hatchback, Ford, Detroit, MI, Life, Hobbies, US Military, US Air Force, US Navy

Peninsula Daily News

News Briefs - Closures planned for Hood Canal Bridge this Wednesday . . . and other items

Drivers across the Hood Canal Bridge could encounters delays of up to an hour Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Joyce, WA, Cheney, WA, Clallam County, WA, Jefferson County, WA, Life, Hobbies, Sequim, WA


Chinese delegates sign memo with Wichita

Delegates from Xi'an , China, visited with Wichita officials on Thursday to sign a memorandum of understanding that the two cities will develop economic and trade opportunities centered on aviation.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, World News, China, Life, Hobbies

The New Zealand Herald

Secrets in our sky

Drones are changing the way the film and photography industries work, allowing us to see the world as never before.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Arts, Photography


Ford F-35 Lightning II Edition Mustang appears at EAA Oshkosh

Ford is back at the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture air show in Oshkosh, WI, on July 31 auctioning off its seventh Mustang for charity, and this is one seriously mean looking 2015 'Stang.


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Ford Mustang GT, Ford GT, Life, Hobbies, Oshkosh, WI

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Black Hawk Co. Road

According to a news release, the pilot had engine trouble and had to land the plane about 8 p.m. on Gresham Road just east of Wagner Road.


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Times Herald

Pilots make pit stop at county airport

Don and Michele Steen dropped in at the St. Clair County Airport on Saturday. The couple were on their way from their home in Lyndonville, Vermont, to the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture, which starts Monday in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and ends Aug. 3. "It's the place to be if you're interested in aviation," Don Steen said.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Oshkosh, WI, Civil Aircraft, Cessna 150, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

Air & Space

An Airplane in Every Barn- page 2

"Did you see me landboth times?" said Eugene Shore, grinning sheepishly. The 70-year-old farmer had lightly bounced his Cessna 206 as it touched down on the Kansas grass airstrip of longtime friend Jack Jenkinson.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cessna 172, Honda Motorcycle, Honda Goldwing, Motorcycles, Honda

WLUK-TV Green Bay

The US Air Force Thunderbirds opposing solos fly mirror formation.

The Thunderbirds are expected to draw an unusually large crowd to eastern Wisconsin next weekend for the Navy jets' first full performance at the nation's largest convention of pilots.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, US Navy, Life, Hobbies, Milwaukee, WI