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First Flight For "One Week Wonder"

Over the seven days of EAA AirVenture, more than 2,500 volunteers pitched in to build an airplane, and on Tuesday morning they got their...

"One Week Wonder" Day Six: More Details

Each morning this week we have started our day by going directly to the One Week Wonder pavilion at the crossroads of all that...

"One Week Wonder" Day 5: Details

As of Friday morning there was still a steady stream of AirVenture visitors coming to the pavilion where volunteers are determined to assemble and...

"One Week Wonder" Day 4: Coming Together

The first thing this morning, we visited the "One Day Wonder" pavilion in the middle of AirVenture 2014 and checked on the project to...

"One Week Wonder" Day 3: Infectious Enthusiasm

We checked in at 8:00 a.m. today at the "One Week Wonder" project pavilion where a team of volunteers is determined to build and...

"One Week Wonder" Day 2: Progress And Excitement

The "One Week Wonder" project to build and conduct initial taxi testing of a Zenith CH 750 kit airplane in seven days--right in the...

AirVenture's "One Week Wonder" Construction Begins

At precisely 8:00 am CDT today, a crowd of volunteers started on one of the highest visibility projects of AirVenture 2014--the assembly and initial...

Portable Oxygen: Basic Purchase Advice

Oximeters reveal that more of us need oxygen than not.

In Case You Missed it

Van’s RV-14

The latest RV prompted quite a buzz. So what exactly is different about this roomy two-seater—and how does it fly? Taking off from the Van’s factory in Oregon, Paul Dye samples the new design.

The Dawn Patrol

When the National Geographic Channel throws down an aviation challenge, The Dawn Patrol answers the call.

Light Stuff

Heres one instance where the sound of silence (as in no engine noise) wont signal the need to start scoping out a place to set down. The Urban Air motorglider offers a compromise that makes the best of both worlds: fuel-efficient powered cruising and exciting powered-off soaring.

What’s New

Garmin offers a GTN 750 training app for iPads; Dynon Avionics and Pocket FMS announce availability of worldwide AeroData for SkyView EFIS; KITPLANES® bookstore offers eBooks ready for iPad and Android.