EAA AirVenture tagged posts

A VARIETY LIKE NO OTHER: The Uniqueness of AirVenture

By: Category: Air Show PerformersAirlinesAirshowsAviation PhotographyEAA AirVentureMilitaryWarbird

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As we wrap up our coverage of AirVenture 2018, we will take a look at all the other unique varieties of aircraft that can only be found at Oshkosh. It could be a Commercial Airliner, Homebuilt, Vintage, Helicopter, or Aerobatic aircraft, AirVenture has it all. There is no other airshow that can manage to pull together this amazing mix of aircraft.

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No Place Like Oshkosh

By: Category: AirshowsAntiqueEAA AirVentureFormation FlyingMilitaryMuseumsUncategorizedWarbird

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It’s about that time again… EAA AirVenture, 2018! I’m so ready for everything “Oshkosh!” This will be my sixth year attending and by many standards, that still makes me a rookie. There’s still so much I’m sure I haven’t seen or done so my planning begins now… almost 50 days out. Some people plan a year in advance so I might even be behind at 50 days. I’ve learned most people plan according to who they want to see perform or forums and workshops they want to attend. This year, I’m hoping to do the same. On my list: The One Week Wonder, the Seaplane Base, and of course, the fabulous airshows that are put on daily!

Working with the One Week Wonder project is going to an experience I soon won’t forget...

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My 2017 Oshkosh Pilgrimage

By: Category: Airports Around the WorldAirshowsEAA AirVentureSpecial Event

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To some it is called AirVenture, others refer to it as EAA, for a few it is just plain Oshkosh. No matter what you refer to it as, to the Aviation Enthusiast it can be summed up in one word, “home”. Oshkosh Wisconsin is located in the Fox Valley and is 89 miles Northwest of Milwaukee or 56 miles Southwest of Green Bay. Oshkosh is a college town with the University of Wisconsin maintaining a huge campus here. In 2016 a little under 67,000 people were permanent residents. Oshkosh’s airport, Wittman Field or Wittman Regional Airport is typical for a city of this size, but looks are deceiving. Wittman has 4 runways, the longest being Runway 18-36 is 8,002 feet long. This allows aircraft as large as the A380, 747-8F, B-52, and C-5 to operate in and out.

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