CUTTING-EDGE INNOVATION AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2019’s NEW URBAN AIR MOBILITY SHOWCASE
TransportUP – The Latest News for Urban Aviation sponsors venue, programs
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (February 27, 2019) — EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, long known for showcasing the latest flight technology, welcomes cutting edge innovation to this year’s event with the addition of the Urban Air Mobility Showcase as part of the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.” The showcase is part of Aviation Gateway Park at the 67th annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention, to be held July 22-28 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.
Sponsored by TransportUP – The Latest News for Urban Aviation, EAA’s Urban Air Mobility Showcase will highlight autonomous air vehicles, hover bikes, personal air vehicles and leader VTOLs (Vertical Takeoff and Landing vehicles). There are also scheduled speakers, forums, and an executive roundtable that brings industry leaders together to discuss the rapid evolution of this technology.
“The world of flight is continually advancing and Oshkosh has been the site where innovations have been showcased for a half-century,” said Dave Chaimson, EAA’s vice president of marketing and business development. “Urban air mobility and the next wave of experimental aircraft are moving forward at a breathtaking rate, with ideas, investments and possibilities emerging that will change the way we transport ourselves. TransportUP’s support allows EAA to bring these technologies and concepts to the worldwide audience that attends AirVenture each year.”
The Urban Air Mobility Showcase is one of the four featured areas at EAA’s Aviation Gateway Park, which also encompasses the Aviation Innovation Showcase, the Education and Career Center, and the Park’s forum pavilion. The focus throughout Aviation Gateway Park is on innovation and possibilities within the world of flight.
“Oshkosh has long been synonymous with showcasing innovation and progress in aviation,” said Naish Gaubatz, Editor of TransportUP. “It’s the perfect place to introduce the exciting breakthroughs in Urban Air Mobility that are on the horizon, and given TransportUP’s close connection to this community, AirVenture is an ideal location for the support and showcase of this technology from new and existing aviation partners.”
Complete schedules of forums and activities, as well as participating companies, will be announced as they are finalized.
TransportUP is committed to sharing the progress of the democratization of aviation and the advancement of urban air mobility with the world. Through events, partnerships with industry stakeholders, and internal research and analysis, TransportUP serves as one of the only syndicates for information in existence for Urban Air Mobility, and is fostering the ideal environment for knowledge sharing. TransportUP hosts an Urban Aviation Podcast and Urban Aviation Newsletter that overview the latest progress in the UAM industry and document the most important developments for the disruptive industry of urban aviation. Learn more about TransportUP at www.transportup.com or visit on Facebook and Instagram.
About EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” and EAA’s yearly membership convention. Additional EAA AirVenture information, including advance ticket and camping purchase, is available online at www.eaa.org/airventure. EAA members receive lowest prices on admission rates. For more information on EAA and its programs, call 1-800-JOIN-EAA (1-800-564-6322) or visit www.eaa.org. Immediate news is available at www.twitter.com/EAA.