Out in the Open - Opener’s BlackFly
The world woke up on July 12, 2018, to discover that Opener had unveiled its personal air vehicle, the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) BlackFly. It made an appearance at AirVenture 2018. Read more in January EAA Sport Aviation.
Another Special Saturday Stunned Crowds in Oshkosh
Every air show performance during AirVenture 2018 was exciting, but Saturday found a way to take the cake yet again this year. Relive the excitement of aerobatic performers, big tankers, and everything in between with this video recap of the action.
In the Zone - Ultralight and Light-Sport Aircraft at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018
The Fun Fly Zone at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is home to all kinds of flying machines, from autogyros and helicopters to powered parachutes, light homebuilts, EAA's Twilight Flight Fest, and the rugged mounts of the Valdez STOL competitors.
Draco - A Beast of a Bushplane
Eight days before AirVenture 2018, Mike Patey completed his latest project and flew it to Oshkosh. Draco stole the show and drew awestruck crowds. Draco began life as a PZL Wilga but has been heavily modified.
Barnstorming in the 21st Century
In the summer of 2018, a group of Travel Air pilots got together and hopped rides around the Midwest as part of the American Barnstormers Tour. The three-week tour ended at Oshkosh, offering visitors a look at the largest gathering of Travel Airs.
One Plus One Equals 110
When Sergei Yakovlev, son of legendary Soviet aircraft designer Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, was working on the aerobatic Yak-55 back in 1980, he probably never imagined anything like this.
AirVenture Heats Up After The Air Show!
AirVenture is filled with nonstop action and activities throughout the day, but it doesn’t stop there. Once the sun sets, the fun heats up with a concert, fireworks, Twilight Flight Fest, and a balloon glow.