Darryl Murphy - Homebuilding 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee
One Wonderful Week
Employees from Van’s Aircraft, volunteers, and AirVenture attendees came together to build an RV-12iS from start to finish within a week during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 as part of the second One Week Wonder project.
Home Sweet Homebuilts
#OSH18 hosted celebrations of several historic homebuilt aircraft anniversaries, plus some newer designs on the field and in the sky. See examples of both, take a look inside some of the EAA homebuilding workshops, and relive Oshkosh.
Lil' Devil - FLS Microjet
L.D. Jeffries was looking for something to do in his retirement — all he knew for sure was that he wasn’t going to sit on the porch. He’s decided to indulge a lifelong dream and become an air show pilot, flying the FLS Microjet named Lil Devil.
Getting Away - Javron Super Cub
Bill Rusk, EAA 350098, built his Javron Super Cub for a specific mission: Alaskan bush flying. Hear the story of the airplane and the mission from Bill himself, and get a look at the incredible scenic views he enjoys from his Javron Cub.
Webinar- 164 Years of Glider Homebuilding and Future Glider Amateur Building
Murry Rozansky from the Experimental Soaring Association discusses the dedicated glider homebuilders who made and flew their experimental craft in the 19th century, which lead to the Wright brothers’ powered flight success in 1903.
One Week Wonder Build at AirVenture 2018
Exactly one week after construction began on the Van’s Aircraft RV-12iS kit that served as EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018’s One Week Wonder, the finished product took flight on Monday evening, July 30.
Webinar- Developing a Pilot's Operating Handbook for E-AB Aircraft
A Pilot’s Operating Handbook (POH), provides a useful tool for recording and referencing specifications, performance parameters, and general information that is useful for safe flight, proper operation, and compliance with FAR 91.103.
NASA Flight Director Paul Dye
Paul Dye was NASA's lead flight director for 24 shuttle missions from 1993 to 2013 at the Johnson Space Center. Paul's homebuilding roots, including the completed construction of an RV-8, launched him into being editor in chief of Kitplanes magazine.
Midwing Special - It Used to Be a What?
Believe it or not, this airplane used to be a Super Cub. Ben Anderson, EAA 1032615, bought the one-of-a-kind Midwing Special from air show pilot Ned Surratt about three years ago, and spent a couple of years restoring it before bringing it to #OSH17.
Van's RV Fiberglass Techniques EAA SportAir Workshop
Van’s RVs and similar homebuilt aircraft are largely constructed by working with sheet metal, but there’s more involved, including fiberglass work. EAA’s Van’s RV Fiberglass Techniques SportAir Workshop class is the perfect solution.
Webinar- Technical Counselor Airworthiness Prep
Join Vic Syracuse and Dave Prizio, both designated airworthiness representatives (DARs), for a presentation and discussion regarding prepping first-time builders for their initial airworthiness inspection. They will review common DAR issues found.
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