EAA AirVenture Oshkosh July 23-29 2018

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh July 23-29 2018

#1 Post by Beefitarian » Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:00 pm

They probably should increase their sponsorship for me making this thread annually. I could just as easily be advertising a fly in much closer to me.

Here the website incase you never heard of the event or can't operate Google.

http://www.eaa.org/en/airventure
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#2 Post by CFWGF » Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:31 pm

Anyone have a favoured port of entry when flying from Toronto to Osh?
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#3 Post by ctmorawetz » Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:48 am

Some use MBS (Saginaw Int'l) if you want to go over the lake. I have used PHN (Port Huron/St. Clair County) several times in the past. They see a lot of Oshkosh traffic so they are generally pretty quick getting you through. They are rarely on time though...
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#4 Post by fleet16b » Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:27 am

Yup from Southern Ontario , Port Huron is the best route
Then you have stops like , Jackson , Valparaiso , Southbend , Poplar Grove, Rockford etc to choose from for fuel stops.
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#5 Post by Beefitarian » Mon May 28, 2018 7:11 pm

I should have went last year, now we've lost Bean. Oh well. What am I going to miss this year?
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#6 Post by 5x5 » Tue May 29, 2018 7:23 am

As always there will be lots of very cool stuff and people. One of these is supposed to be there - F82 Twin Mustang and also this - Yak 110. It would be awesome to see them to do a joint flyby. I hope they arrange it.
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#7 Post by Beefitarian » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:56 pm

The pedal plane guy passed away. He made a lot of kids and grandpas happy. Rest in peace bud.


https://www.eaa.org/en/eaa/eaa-news-and ... ne-pioneer?


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#8 Post by fleet16b » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:05 am

All set to go :smt040
Leaving on the 20th arriving the same day
Over to Brodhead on the 21st for a pre-game warm up and then Osh starts on the 23rd
Got two passengers in the truck this year

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#9 Post by Beefitarian » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:12 pm

This year we are going to ride in a germ tube to Houston, in August. I might tell you how it goes if I don't melt.

One day I might make it back.
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