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Virtual Flight Design – A week at Oshkosh Airventure

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Live a busy and entertaining week of flights with this new mission from VFD. Variety may bot be enough to define it, as you will fly a glider, in formation with 3 Douglas DC-3, fly through bad weather, drop bombs over ships, participate at a precision landing match, fly a race…

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Liberty Jump Team At Oshkosh

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In a press release on Airventire 2010, the EAA reports that “…… A parachute team originally formed in 2006 to commemorate the World War II D-Day invasion will make its first appearance at AirVenture Oshkosh 2010. The Liberty Jump Team (not to be confused with long-time Oshkosh participants, the Liberty…

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DC-3 Diaries

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More aviation history! As we have already reported there will be a BIG DC-3 fly-in at the Oshkosh event this year commemorating the 75th birthday of the old Gooney Bird! The organizers have now also opened a ‘blog’ where DC-3 veteran pilots are sharing their memories of flying the aircraft.…

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DC-3 Turns 74

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DC-3’s birthday this week. It flew first time on December 17th 1935 in southern California and will turn 75 next year. There will be a major celebration at Oshkosh 2010, organized by the EAA, to that fact. It will include special programming throughout the Oshkosh event to honor this very…

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Flight1 Aviation At Oshkosh

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Jeff Smith of Flight reports that “……. Flight1 Aviation Technologies is now displaying at the Oshkosh Airventure show (July 27 — August 2, 2009) at Building “B” Booths 2106 — 2107 and will be showcasing several of their most current products including the new Fligh1Tech/PFC G1000. About the Fligh1Tech/PFC G1000…

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Air Venture 2009 Update !

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The famous EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) Oshkosh event has started yesterday, hosting more than 1500 aircraft and their pilots over the next weeks. This is the largest aviation ‘ meet’  in the world and Oshkosh is the Mekka of the aircraft ‘home builders’ and other aviation enthusiasts. You can listen…

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Join A ‘Real-aviation’ Network!

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Many of you are not only flightsimmers, but also interested in, and often even part of, real aviation. So I’ll draw your attention to a new initiative of the EAA, the organization that is responsible (among other things) for organizing the famous Air Venture at Oshkosh. The EAA is setting…

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New Ultralight Being Born

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Here’s something taken from a blog I found….. the blog of James Wiebe from Wichita to be exact. “…. Wichita, Kansas-based aviation enthusiast and entrepreneur James Wiebe and his wife, Kathy, have acquired the production rights to a previously designed aircraft, the Kitfox Lite, and formed a new business entity,…

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Don’t Forget Oshkosh!

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It’s that time of the year again that aviation lovers’ hearts start pounding faster. Oshkosh is nearing and opening its doors on July 27th ! EAA Air Venture is the world’s largest air ‘meet’ in the world, set up as a fly-in for experimental aircraft builders, but grown out to…

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Flight1 Aviation Technologies at Oshkosh

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Flight1 Aviation Technologies reports that they “……will be attending the 2008 AirVenture in Oshkosh to display their latest technology offerings, at Booths 2106-2107, from July 28th through August 3rd. The products that will be on display at the show are the G1000 Student, Virtual Instructor Station for ESP, Avidyne Student…

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