Webinar- Making Metal Behave
The unique properties of metal are what makes it so useful for aircraft construction. Mike Busch explains the unique characteristic that sets metal apart from other materials, and discusses some of the ways that metal's properties can be manipulated.
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Webinar- Planes and Cars
Mike Busch discusses why aircraft engines need to be overhauled every 2,000 hours while car engines don't? Why do planes cost so much more than cars? Are these fair comparisons, or are they apples and oranges? Tune in for an interesting discussion.
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.
Memphis Belle Unveiling
Recently EAA staff attended the opening of the B-17F Memphis Belle exhibit, which honored the first heavy bomber aircraft and crew to complete 25 missions during WWII. It was acquired by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in 2005.
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.
Webinar- What Will You Do for an Engine Failure on Takeoff?
Gordon Penner, master CFI-Aerobatics and FAA Gold Seal instructor, discusses decision-making and planning for a possible engine failure on takeoff including the issues associated with the improbable turn back to the runway.
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.