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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

Spacewalker II Project

Switching from scratch build to restoration.

Plane and Simple

An easy move.

Dare To Be Bare

After checking with a variety of aluminum polishing aficionados, author Bob Fritz came up with a winning combination for maintaining the shine on metal airplanes. He details not only which products to use, but also how to use them for maximum effectiveness with minimal elbow grease.

Navigating the New FAA Airworthiness Certificate Application Program

You’ll need access to a computer and scanner to complete this online airworthiness process.