Help Pick the Paint on the One-Week Wonder

The popular “One Week Wonder” project, in which a complete airplane is built over a seven-day period, is returning to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2018. This year, it will again come with an opportunity for all EAA AirVenture fans to vote on the aircraft’s final paint job as the “Pick the Paint” poll returns. Before […]

Aircraft Spruce offers Oshkosh pick up

Aircraft Spruce customers can place their orders online or by phone and pick them up at the company’s exhibit at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Orders for pick up must be placed by noon (EST) Monday, July 16, 2018.  and they will be brought to the show on our truck at no additional cost to you. All orders […]

80th anniversary of the T-6 Texan to be celebrated in 2018

The venerable T-6 Texan first flew on Sept. 18, 1938, and the North American Trainer Association (NATA) is celebrating this important milestone at several airshows in 2018. The major celebration will occur at EAA Airventure in Oshkosh on July 24, 2018. Major elements of this celebration include: 80 Texans to Oshkosh NATA is actively recruiting […]

Picture of the day: Twins (sort of)

Megan Vande Voort, whose husband, Shane, owns Classic Aviation at Pella Municipal Airport (KPEA) in Iowa, sent us this photo, taken last summer of traffic headed to Oshkosh for EAA AirVenture.  She labeled it simply “Twinning.” Megan Vande Voort, whose husband, Shane, owns Classic Aviation at Pella Municipal Airport (KPEA) in Iowa, sent us this […]

Video: Flying a MiG-17 at Oshkosh

Ever wonder what it would be like to fly a MiG-17? How about flying one at Oshkosh? In this recently posted video, you get to join pilot Jeff Kaney in the cockpit of his MiG-17 Fresco as he performs low-level fly-bys during the daily airshows at the 2017 EAA AirVenture. Ever wonder what it would be […]