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.
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Frank Borman Exhibit at the EAA Aviation Museum
Apollo 8 Commander Col. Frank Borman helped us unveil the Frank Borman Exhibit at the EAA Aviation Museum. We're honored Frank chose us to be the home of his space artifacts, and to offer this display to our visitors.
Measuring Control Deflection with a Digital Level
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows how to use a digital level to measure the deflection of control surfaces.
Webinar- Annuals: Just an Inspection
When aircraft go in for their annual inspection, many A&P/IAs assume it's okay to repair any discrepancies they find in the course of the inspection. Mike Busch advises owners how to clearly explain to their IA what they are authorized to do.
Webinar- Less Than Ideal: Short Field, Soft Field, and Obstacle Operations
Prof. H. Paul Shuch discusses operations on soft fields, short fields, and over obstacles. Emphasizing how to perfectly execute precision takeoffs and landings on imperfect runways, and how to judge when not to try.
Webinar- Tail Wheels 101: Inspection and Maintenance
Improperly maintained tail wheels can cause ground handling and potential loss of control issues. EAA Flight Training Manager and A&P/IA mechanic Joe Norris discusses commonly overlooked items and tips to inspect and maintain a tail wheel assembly.
2018 Wright Brothers Banquet
In December we celebrated the anniversary of the first powered flight and the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission with Apollo 8 Cmdr. Frank Borman.