Keith Phillips leads a team of SX pilots in a welcoming fly over at Mt. Vernon Outland Airport as race pilots arrive.
Mt. Vernon Outland Airport in Mount Vernon, Ill., will be the site of three days of exciting aviation events starting July 17 and concluding on July 19 when over 70 unique aircraft start the race of more than 400 nautical miles. The race destination is Wausau Downtown Airport in Wausau, Wis. The EAA AirVenture Cup…Details
Among the dozens of unique homebuilt aircraft that showed up in Mitchell this year, there was one airplane that really stuck out from the crowd: a green-on-cream Piel CP-328 Super Emeraude inscribed with the cursive name “Elso.” Though Emeraudes are common in Europe, they are fairly rare on this side of the Atlantic, particularly…Details
For those of you who don’t know him, AirVenture Cup rookie, Sam Weigel wears many hats. While he was known as, “The Guy Racing the Cub,” during the race, he is also joined our volunteer ranks. He flies the Cub for fun and the equally tecnologically advanced MD-80 for a major air carrier for work.…Details
It is with great sadness we report on the loss of our friend Lee Behel. Lee was killed this afternoon in an accident in the GP-5 during a qualifying race at Reno. Lee was an “Elder Statesmen” of the AVC, having participated along with his son Jay in 15 AVC Races, starting with their first…Details
Paul is no stranger to speed, being a retired USAF fighter and test pilot whose career spanned from the F-100 Super Sabre to the F-117 development program. It was while stationed at Edwards AFB that he first became interested in homebuilding through knowing Dick and Burt Rutan when they were developing the original Vari-EZ at…Details