A Piper PA-46 Malibu crashed on a runway this morning at the AirVenture 2015 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where thousands of people descend for the Experimental Aircraft weeklong annual convention. Five people have been hurt, according to news reports.
This F-86A Sabre is the world's oldest flyable jet. Built in 1948, serial number 48-178 has spent the last 22 years flying around Europe, at air shows. But now she has been shipped back to American soil, where she will be reassembled to resume her flying career.
This morning, I was working on quite a different post for Flight Club, when I received a text from another writer: "Something just happen? Reports of smoke and emergency crews?" I walked out to the flight line and saw the scene above.
Without a doubt, there's no other place quite like EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin with such a wide variety of planes — from experimental to vintage, and warbird to glider. Like you'd see at any car show, each plane is polished and looking her best. Here are some of the best-looking planes I've seen this week.
When Ford contacted me as a media member who would be attending EAA AirVenture 2014, with the opportunity to fly Lockheed Martin's F-35 simulator, I jumped at the chance! Now, I'm happy to report that I'm highly proficient at flying the military's
biggest boondoggle most advanced fighter jet.
We all have that song. One that we hold in such high regard, that if sung in any other way but pure perfection would forever alter our love for that song and its artist. So when Kenny Loggins came to AirVenture 2014 and performed "Danger Zone," I tried not to expect too much, and still left disappointed.
The U2 spyplane can fly at an altitude of 70,000 feet. The glider pictured above is built go soar at 90,000 feet.. for science! Here's everything we know about the Perlan Mission II.
The annual EAA AirVenture air show begins a week from today in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Known as simply "Oshkosh" to aviation buffs, the week-long event is a mecca to anyone who loves aviation. This year, I'll be making my third pilgrimage, and here's why you should go too.
Ballsy California photographer Brian Flanagan took these photos of NASCAR team owner and motorsport legend Jack Roush's plane crash as the plane was actually crashing. We can now see just how lucky Roush was to escape with his life.