Boeing YL-15 - Defying Physics
Boeing built two XL-15s as proof of concept prototypes and then 10 YL-15s for evaluation as they competed for the U.S. Army Air Forces contract for a new L-bird, a liaison aircraft. Boeing ultimately lost the contract to Cessna.
Douglas A-20 Havoc - Lone Survivor
Of the more than 7,000 Douglas A-20 Havocs built for U.S. and Allied forces during World War II, just a handful survive, and, as far as we know, only one flies — and it came to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017.
For many people who come to AirVenture, the Homebuilts area is their happy place. With a variety of types from seas of RVs to singular standouts, it's easy to see why.
AirVenture After Sunset
AirVenture is filled with nonstop action and activities throughout the day, but it doesn’t stop there. Once the sun sets, the fun heats up with a concert, fireworks, Twilight Flight Fest, and a balloon glow.
Proteus Takes Flight at Oshkosh
The unique, high-altitude Proteus flew into, out of, and at Oshkosh during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. John Barton, Proteus’ crew chief, took some time to talk about talk about the airplane’s history and its future.
Twilight Flight Fest Video Captures Exciting Moments
Even when the night air show wasn’t going on during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017, there was another evening show to be found on the grounds. The Twilight Flight Fest was full of exciting, entertaining, and affordable forms of aviation up close.
AirVenture 2017 - Apollo Space Program
This year at AirVenture, we honor the heroes and American icons of the Apollo space program as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 1
B-29s Doc and FIFI
Doc and FIFI are the only two flying B-29 Superfortresses in the world. They were both at #OSH17 and we got a closer look (plus some cool air to air video footage)!
AirVenture 2017 - Sunday Wrap Up
AirVenture may be over, but take a look back at some of the great highlights of #OSH17. See you next year!
AirVenture 2017 - Saturday Update
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the 70th anniversary of the United States Air Force and the Boeing YL-15 Scout are highlights from Saturday at #OSH17. Have a great last day in Oshkosh!
AirVenture 2017- Friday Update
25th anniversary of Young Eagles, Stan Lee's appearance, the Fun Fly Zone, and the Blue Angels, are some of the spotlights of our Friday update at #OSH17. Enjoy your Saturday in Oshkosh!
AirVenture 2017 - Thursday Highlights
Day 5 of #OSH17 looks like it'll be a beauty! Check out some of the highlights from Thursday, including the Airbus A400M Atlas arrival.
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