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!
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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.
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.
Students of the Wing
Follow EAA Staff Writer Megan Esau’s journey to soloing a powered paraglider. In August, Megan visited High Five Paramotoring flight school in southwest Wisconsin to cover a story for EAA Sport Aviation magazine.
The Fun Fly Zone at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017
The Fun Fly Zone at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is home to all kinds of flying machines, from autogyros and helicopters to powered parachutes, light homebuilts, and the rugged mounts of the Valdez STOL competitors.
Cessna’s 195 Businessliner turned 70 years old this year, and we joined the fly-in celebration at Stearman Field (1K1) in Benton, Kansas.