August 22, 2019

The Rutan Aircraft Flying Experience gives forums each year at Airventure, Sun-n-Fun, and other venues. The content of the forums is usually who RAFE is, what they’ve accomplished and what RAFEs future plans are. At AirVenture RAFE schedules two forums, one midweek and...

August 21, 2019

In years past rows and rows of Rutan LongEZ’s and Varieze’s seemed to dominate the flight line at the annual EAA Airshow, now called AirVenture. Legend has it the record was over 120 EZs parked on show center. Visitors of the flight line saw winglets almost as far as t...

August 21, 2019

The Rutan Aircraft Flying Experience gathered together a unique group of aircraft for AirVenture 2019. Present on Wittman field for display and fly in the airshow were a Quickie, Solitaire. VariViggen, Varieze, LongEZ, Defiant and Catbird! Such a gathering created lots...

August 21, 2019

Our initial expectation for AirVenture 2019 was to stand by the airplanes all week and talk to people about the Rutan Aircraft Flying Experience, Rutan airplanes, and occasionally get to sit in the shade under the wing and watch the show.

There’s always the question “Wh...

August 21, 2019

Thursday of AirVenture 2019 was “Burt Rutan Day” and the flight schedule showed at 3pm “Various Rutan Types”. That was an understatement. That day OSH attendees got to see airplanes that don’t usually fly in the airshow. For the first time ever at AirVenture a group of...

August 2, 2019

While many OSH campers slept Wednesday morning, a small group of RAFE Pilots and Volunteers were up at 4:30. As far as we know, the first ever four plane formation team of Rutan EZ’s cranked up for a morning training mission over AirVenture.  It won’t be the last.

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