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EAA AirVenture 2021 Air Show Performers

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Not a complete list, but here are photos of many of the dizzying number of civilian and military air show performers who entertained crowds at the EAA’s AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 extravaganza. Every afternoon of the “Convention”, there’s a four to five hour-long air show packed with different performers each day. And every day’s line-up is different.

Some participants present full flight demonstrations, especially military jets. Others fly full aerobatic routines. Still others perform flypasts, which gives spectators a look at new technologies in flight.

Some pilots have been performing on the big stage for many years, while others are enjoying their first time flying in front of the knowledgeable crowd.

A wide range of piston and jet-powered aircraft show off their pilot’s skills – ofte...

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The Human(-itarian) Side of 2021’s AirVenture

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The EAA’s AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 presented the theme of humanitarian-based aviation in a big way. There were a surprising number of aircraft and organizations present at the July event. The aircraft types ranged from heavy jet transports to a small Robinson R44 helicopter, with many more in the middle of the pack. Organizations’ operating areas contrasted from worldwide aid to localized operations. Some of the people present were missionary pilots, others were disaster relief specialists, and still others were medical and logistics professionals.

Two weeks prior to AirVenture, the EAA released a media advisory which, in part, stated:

July 8, 2021 – EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is hosting a special attraction this year that will highlight humanitarian aircraft that focus on providing medica...

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Civilian Aircraft of Interest at EAA’s AirVenture 2021 (Plus a Few More…)

By: Category: Air Show PerformersAirshowsEAA AirVentureEventsFly-inFormation FlyingHelicoptersMilitarySpecial EventTransports

Here’s a brief bit of coverage from the aviation festivities found in Oshkosh, Wisconsin during the Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of the 2021 edition of AirVenture. The show featured over 10,000 aircraft in attendance (plus hundreds of thousands of pilots, crews, families, friends, etc.) over the span of a week. For your viewing pleasure:

Pipistrel Virus SW

Beech Super Kingair 360

Piper M600SLS

Tecnam P-2012

Blackshape Gabriel

PA-18R

Boeing 747-8F

Orbis MD-10-30

Cessna 206 of Samaritan Aviation 

Boeing B-747-8F

Plenty of Douglas transports on the field

Plenty of hangar sessions on the Oshkosh grounds too!

Travel Air 6000B

WACO YKC

Aeronca C-3

Lockheed 12 Electra

Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer

Formations weren’t uncommon in the skies over OSH

Howard DGA (Damn Good Airplane)

Mye...

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