QR Program Returns at AirVenture
By Bill Miller - Briefing Editor/Secretary, WOA Board of Directors
Again this year, Warbirds of America is providing access to specific warbird aircraft information through the use of QR (Quick Response) codes for each aircraft. This is a no-charge benefit provided by EAA Warbirds of America.
Warbird owners - make sure to have your aircraft information entered and up to date. Print your QR code and display it with your aircraft. To ensure an impressive entry, make sure that you include as much information and photos as possible. By using QR codes, we'll direct air show attendees to a website featuring your warbird, helping to tell the story of the aircraft history, restoration, performance data, etc. Go to the QR website.
Using the QR codes: If you are new to QR codes, you will need a couple of things to use the system. First, you must have a smartphone. Second, you must have an app that can read QR codes. Many of the new smartphones have QR scanners built right in. If not, you can download one of the apps available, such as RedLaser, on any smartphone. It's really easy and fun to use. Once you have things working, you will be able to not only scan the Warbirds QR codes but any other ones that you may see. They are becoming more prevalent and are very useful. Our system has been tested with Android, iPhone, Blackberry, and the new Windows phone.
We hope that you find this tool both informative and fun. Let us know what you think!