Flying in the Fortress
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Lil Cub: Frank Knapp's STOL Homebuilt
Take a flight with EAAer Frank Knapp, winner of the 2013 Valdez STOL competition, in his "Lil Cub." [Video excerpt from January 2014 EAA Chapter Video Magazine]
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
FIFI's Flight to Oshkosh: Behind the Scenes
David Oliver, 29, takes us behind the scenes as he and other crew members fly the world's only airworthy B-29, "FIFI," to Oshkosh for AirVenture 2011. Take a quick tour of the plane, learn how it flies, and watch four P-51s escort the bomber to OSH.
S-38 Sikorsky Splashes Down at Seaplane Base
Tom Schrade flies his S-38 Sikorsky into the Seaplane Base during AirVenture this year. Later this summer he plans to become the first to successfully cross the Atlantic in a Sikorsky.
Maverick Flying Car at Oshkosh
Steve Saint of I-TEC drove his road-legal flying car from Florida to Oshkosh this summer. Since then the FAA has also issued the Maverick a S-LSA aircraft airworthiness certificate. I-TEC hopes to be in production by EAA Oshkosh 2011.