Sennheiser Brings Passion of Flight to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh with One Week Wonder, Able Flight and Fifth Annual 'Podapalozza'
Oshkosh, WI – July 22, 2014: Aviation headset manufacturer Sennheiser [Tent 288, Wittman Regional Field] announced a packed agenda at this year's EAA AirVenture Oshkosh with sponsorships, a flight pinning ceremony and the fifth annual 'Podapalooza' social media gathering. For the duration of AirVenture, Sennheiser will be showcasing its best in class aviation headsets — the S1 family, including the S1 Digital, the S1 NoiseGard, and S1 Passive — at its tent, located just outside Hangar B.
Sennheiser Sponsorship of EAA's One Week Wonder
Sennheiser is pleased to be a sponsor of EAA's One Week Wonder this year, a weeklong exhibition that will feature a home build of a Zenith CH 750 kit. One of AirVenture's most interesting attractions, One Week Wonder will construct a kit plane from scratch, with the goal of having it completed within a week.
Once the plane is completed on August 3rd, it will be outfitted with Sennheiser S1 NoiseGard headsets prior to taking flight. Don't miss this educational and inspiring exhibition that demonstrates how home builds are within just about anyone's reach. For more information, visit the EAA site or the One Week Wonder display area, located near the EAA Welcome Center of the AirVenture grounds.
Able Flight Pinning Ceremony
Once again, Sennheiser will be on hand as Able Flight recognizes its most recent graduating class of new pilots. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, July 29th at 9:00 a.m. at the main concert stage, Phillips Plaza. This year, six students have received their sport pilot certification through a joint training program run by Able Flight and Purdue University.
At the ceremony, each student will be formally recognized by Able Flight and presented with a new Sennheiser S1 Passive headset. Each year, Sennheiser participates in this special ceremony to recognize the efforts and commitment of physically challenged students as they choose to pursue — and finally realize — their goal of flight.
Sennheiser to Host Podapolooza for Fifth Year Running
Five years ago, Podapalooza began as an informal way for aviation fans to connect with audiences who were otherwise not able to attend using a variety of social media channels, including Twitter feeds and live podcast interviews. On August 1st between 6:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., Sennheiser will host the fifth annual Podapalooza, which will be bigger and better than ever.
Highlights of this year's event will include the premier of The Aviators Season 5 as well as several noteworthy guests including Robert Meder, Chairman of the National Association of Flight Instructors; Jennifer Jensen, Co-Executive Producer of The Aviators, Rod Rakic, Co-Founder and President of OpenAirplane; Joe Ellis, professional pilot and musician and many others. In addition, Sennheiser will raffle off prizes for those in attendance including an S1 Digital headset, two iFlight Planner premier memberships and a $100 gift certificate to Sporty's Pilot shop.
For more information on Sennheiser's aviation headsets or to stay informed on news and aviation-related product announcements, please visit http://www.sennheiser-aviation.com.
Sennheiser is a world-leading manufacturer of aviation headsets, microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. With their top-quality acoustics, high wearing comfort and rugged designs, Sennheiser aviation headsets are suited to the needs of professional and private pilots and air-traffic controllers. Innovations such as the NoiseGard™ active noise compensation system and ActiveGard™ protect against potentially harmful volume surges.
Established in 1945 in Wedemark, Germany, Sennheiser is now a global brand represented in 60 countries around the world with U.S. headquarters in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Sennheiser's pioneering excellence in technology has rewarded the company with numerous awards and accolades including an Emmy, a Grammy, and the Scientific and Engineering Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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