Lindbergh Innovation Forum Set for AirVenture

Concepts such as future urban air transport will be discussed at the Lindbergh Innovation Forum. Embraer

A long list of aviation aficionados will speak at the Lindbergh Innovation Forum, set to take place at during EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The forum is designed to bring future aviation concepts to light through experts in the industry making short, compact presentations on the topics surrounding breakthroughs and innovations that could shape the future of aviation.

Examples of topics to be discussed include autonomous commercial aircraft, urban air transport, futuristic aircraft designs, electric flight, advanced battery technology and much more. Presenters include representatives from The Boeing Company, Uber Elevate, ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and more. The panel will be moderated by Steve Smith, corporate speaker and former astronaut; John Petersen, chairman of the Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation; and the Lindberghs’ grandson Erik Lindbergh, president of VerdeGo Aero.

The Lindbergh Innovation Forum will take place on July 24 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at EAA AirVenture’s Aviation Gateway Park Forums Tent at Wittman Regional Airport Field.

Pia Bergqvist joined FLYING in December 2010. A passionate aviator, Pia started flying in 1999 and quickly obtained her single- and multi-engine commercial, instrument and instructor ratings. After a decade of working in general aviation, Pia has accumulated almost 3,000 hours of flight time in nearly 40 different types of aircraft.

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