Promoted as the World’s Largest Helicopter Trade Show and Exposition, Heli-Expo 2013 will take place on March 5-7…
Located in Sagle, Idaho, the Bird Aviation Museum and Invention Center showcases the historic achievements of early aviators and innovators who laid the groundwork for modern technology…
Taking place on the weekend of November 10-11, the Stuart Air Show presents a program jam-packed with excitement. Military acts include USAF Glider Demonstration, US Navy’s F18 Demonstration Team…
The use of aircraft in warfare dates as far back as the 1790s when French forces used an observation balloon to watch the movements of Austrian troops in the Battle of Fleurus. A similar type of “lighter than air” flyer was also used during the U.S. Civil War and in World Wars I and II.
Those who are passionate about aviation should not miss out on the opportunity to visit the Hiller Aviation Museum when in San Carlos, California, U.S.A. It is located at the San Carlos Airport, and was founded in 1998 by Stanley Hiller Jr. The Hiller Family are not only known for owning Hiller Aircraft Corporation, considered a pioneer of the helicopter, but also for their support of the museum, which is affiliated with the Smithsonian Affiliations Program, as well as preserving the history of the helicopter and various other aircraft.
The National Aeronautics Association states that the Collier Trophy is awarded to the person or organization that has shown “the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of air or space vehicles, the value of which has been thoroughly demonstrated by actual use during the preceding year.” The award was named in honor of Robert J. Collier, who was not only the publisher of the Collier’s Weekly Magazine but also president of the Aero Club of America, assisting in forging a future for air sports.
The 38th Annual Bensen Days is a celebration of rotorcraft hosted by Sunstate Wing and Rotor Club. Gyroplanes are a fascinating combination of helicopter and airplanes, with some major advantages. These aircraft cannot spin or stall like airplanes. They are constantly in autorotation, making them 100% controllable and easy to land, in contrast to the [...]
If helicopters are your business, or simply interest you, then head to Heli-Expo 2011. Visitors to Heli-Expo can expect over 600 exhibitors, 65 helicopters on display, the HAI Safety Symposium, Mentoring Programs, HAI Job Fair, HAI Education Workships, committee meetings and plenty of networking opportunities. Date: 5 to 8 March 2011 Time: 08h00 Venue: Orange [...]
Be sure not to miss the thrills of the 2010 Stuart Air Show. There will be a number of exciting performances and displays including the US Army Special Ops “Black Daggers” Parachute Team, USAF Heritage Flight, USN Legacy Flight, A-10 “Warthog” Formation Flyover, USN F-18 Demonstration and much more. There will also be static displays, [...]
The Military and Flying Machines Show, will be hosted at the Damyns Hall Aerodrome on the 7th and 8th of August 2010. The show will honor the Battle of Britain, which took place seventy years ago, in 1940, and will feature vintage aircraft and vehicles from that era. Visitors to the show can look forward [...]