Highlights from AirVenture 2011’s night airshow, Saturday, July 30th.
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Ice Pilots: Buffalo Airways' DC-3s
Buffalo Airways still operates a daily scheduled DC-3 passenger service for residents in Cananda's Northwest Territories and is likely the last airline to do so. They plan to bring two of their "3s" to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this summer.
see the April 2009 issue of Sport Aviation for additional information and an article on the Mosquito Helicopter
Seafire Mk.15: A Hooked Spitfire
Jim Cooper talks about the restoration of the only flying Seafire Mk.15 and the role it played in World War II. He also demonstrates how the wings fold and how the tail hook worked.
Flying in the Fortress
To book a flight in EAA's B-17G Aluminum Overcast, visit www.B17.org
Oshkosh: The Spirit of Aviation
Oshkosh: The Spirit of Aviation, narrated by actor and EAA member, Harrison Ford, shows why EAA AirVenture is the World's Greatest Aviation Celebration®.
Flying the DC-7
Jeff Skiles and Sully Sullenberger take you inside the cockpit of Historical Flight Foundation's DC-7B as they learn to fly the vintage airliner and earn their second-in-command type ratings.