airplanes

Throwback Thursday: When the EAA Fly-In Called Rockford Home
For those who didn't know, the annual Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Convention (or Fly-In) is billed as the "World's Greatest Aviation Celebration," and it draws over 500,000 people each year to Oshkosh, Wisconsin. It's been in Oshkosh since 1970, but before that, between 1959 and 1969, it was held right here in Rockford.
Airplane Window Pane Comes Off in Passenger’s Hands
Just a quick warning here...if you're a white-knuckled flier like I am, this story might not be the thing you should be looking at if you're planning on flying anytime soon. The fun began when a passenger, flying to Sao Paulo, Brazil, decided he'd try to record his plane's takeoff on a routine flight from Rio de Janeiro...