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FAA and EAA Release Safety Video for 1998 AirVenture Event

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Office of System Safety and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) today released an informational video for pilots flying to the annual EAA AirVenture event in Oshkosh, Wis. The 1998 Oshkosh Visual Flight Rules Procedures video promotes flight safety at the world's premier general aviation event. The video helps pilots follow special arrival and departure procedures that will be in effect July 27-Aug. 4. It is estimated that there will be approximately 17,000 aircraft operations during the AirVenture event. The video includes the following information for pilots:

  • Graphic presentation that outlines the traffic flow into Wittman Regional Airport.
  • Aerial footage to help pilots locate landmarks and busy routes.
  • Procedures for general aviation aircraft, warbirds and no radio aircraft.

To order a free copy of the video, pilots should call EAA at 800-564-6322. The video will be sent with a copy of the official Notice to Airmen, plus a 3x5 booklet containing key information in a "cockpit friendly" size for quick reference booklet in-flight. The video also is available on loan from local Flight Standard District Offices.

For more information on this event and the Experimental Aircraft Association



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