Services such as morning weather briefing and flight planning will be available in a new location for pilots at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014. EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, the 62nd annual fly-in convention for the Experimental Aircraft Association, is July 28-Aug. 3 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.
EAA Pilot Services, presented by Signature Flight Support, will be located in the Federal Pavilion. DTC DUAT will be the official weather provider, and ForeFlight will have iPads on hand for pilots to explore the latest ForeFlight Mobile features. The daily weather briefing will be provided by the National Weather Service.
“We are always seeking ways to bring more information and amenities to those who fly their airplanes to Oshkosh,” said Dave Chaimson, EAA’s vice president of business development. “We are pleased that this year we can join with Signature Flight Support to provide essential services, as well as the little extras appreciated by pilots who fly here to be a part of ‘World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration’ at EAA AirVenture.”
Located in the south portion of the Federal Pavilion, the EAA Pilot Services will provide comfortable seating, computers and printers to provide the essential tools for checking weather or filing their flight plans.
Signature Flight Support is the world’s largest network of FBOs with over 115 locations. Signature offers support for business and private aviation for refueling, hangarage and a variety of other amenities essential to the safe and efficient operation of an aircraft.
“Signature Flight Support is proud to support EAA’s AirVenture 2014 by sponsoring the EAA Pilot Services facility,” said Maria Sastre, president and chief operating officer for Signature Flight Support. “We recognize the critical importance of general aviation to our economy and to the future of aviation. Signature’s annual participation at Oshkosh provides us with the opportunity to interact with the general aviation community, and this year, we are especially proud to provide an integral service enabling AirVenture to yet again be a resounding success.”
EAA Pilot Services will be open July 28-Aug. 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.