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!
Safari Helicopters at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017
Safari Helicopters have been exhibiting at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh for decades, and their home on the field is the Fun Fly Zone. You can read this story in the January 2018 issue of Sport Aviation.
KidVenture Marking 20th Anniversary in 2018
KidVenture, the AirVenture attraction that has welcomed more than 21,000 kids and parents for aviation discovery activities, is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018 with expanded space activities along with the return of many hands-on favorites.
Stories to Tell: Spitfire Mk. IX
While any warbird brings some history along with it, this particular fighter, a 1942 Spitfire Mk.IX, brought more than its share when it came to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017.
There are lots of ways to experience AirVenture. Don’t miss this year’s lineup including rare British aircraft, current military muscle, night air shows, One Week Wonder, 900 + exhibitors, 1,000 + forums/workshops, and more. www.EAA.org/av18tickets.
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.
Take a stroll down memory lane as we revisit the Vintage aircraft area at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017.