July 10, 2014 - Morning weather briefings, flight planning, and other services will be available in a new location for pilots at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014. EAA Pilot Services, presented by Signature Flight Support, will be located in the Federal Pavilion, next to the Sky Shoppe and across from the Homebuilders Headquarters. DTC DUAT is 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’re 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 the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration at EAA AirVenture.”
Located in the south end of the Federal Pavilion, EAA Pilot Services will provide comfortable seating, computers, and printers with access to the essential tools for checking weather or filing flight plans.
Signature Flight Support is the world’s largest network of FBOs with more than 115 locations. Signature offers support for business and private aviation for refueling, hangarage and a variety of other amenities for 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 CEO of 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.