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Oshkosh Tower Soars Above the Rest

By: Category: Airports Around the WorldAirshowsEAA AirVentureFly-inSpecial Event

For one week during the year, the busiest air traffic control tower (ATCT) in the world takes the stage front and center, at the world’s largest gathering of aircraft for a single event – that of the EAA’s AirVenture Oshkosh. To be sure, Atlanta’s Hartsfield and Chicago’s O’Hare airports, along with a handful of others around the world, are consistently busier, but for the one week that AirVenture is running, you can’t beat Oshkosh for the volume of air traffic that operates into and out of the airfield.

Note the yellow dot’s reflection on the underside of this SNJ-5

To assist with the influx of traffic, special procedures are set up to use a taxiway on the south end of the airport as an additional runway, and colored dots on the landing surfaces add visual cues for control...

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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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2018 EAA AirVenture, First Look

By: Category: Airports Around the WorldAirshowsAntiqueEAA AirVentureTransports

Here are a few of the thousands of civil aircraft that descended onto the multiple runways in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  Stay tuned to see more coverage soon!

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