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.
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Valdez STOL: Cuzoom
Mike Olson's Cuzoom was a head-turner at Valdez this year with its leading edge slats, nitrous oxide boost and incredibly nose-high attitude on landing.
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.
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."
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.
see the April 2009 issue of Sport Aviation for additional information and an article on the Mosquito Helicopter