Category Archives for airshows

EAA AirVenture 2011 – Part 2

Tuesday I let Georgia sleep in while I caught the 7 AM North 40 bus over to the show grounds then walked to the main bus park to catch another one out to the seaplane base. The contrast between that location and the main site is amazing. While AirVenture at Wittman is sensory overload, the […]

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EAA AirVenture 2011 – Part 1

Georgia and I only spent a couple full days at AirVenture this year but it was still another great trip. We got there on Sunday and took advantage of the pre-show day to trade our online tickets for wristbands and to get oriented without the big crowds. It gave us time to locate the exhibits […]

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Waukegan Airshow 2010

Both the ceiling and the crowd were low at the scheduled start time for this years Waukegan Regional Airport Airshow. But, by the end of the day, both were not too bad. As the weather improved, the crowd continued to grow and, while there were certainly not as many people there as in previous years, […]

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Waukegan Airshow Coming September 11

Fast jets, exciting aerobatic acts, skydivers and a jet powered school bus – the 2010 edition of the excellent Waukegan Airshow is scheduled for September 11. Many outstanding airshow performers are lined up for this years event. If you are in the area, you really should catch the show.

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Milwaukee Air & Water Show Fundraiser

If you are in the Milwaukee area, please consider attending this event to help support next year’s Air & Water Show.

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Waukegan Air Show – 2009

The weather was perfect yesterday and, unlike last year when a money shortage forced it’s cancellation, the Waukegan Air Show was on. Georgia and I got there about 11 AM, looked over the static displays, got some lunch and staked out our spots for the 1 PM show. Warbirds from the Warbird Heritage Foundation Museum, […]

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AirVenture 2009 Video

Here is a wonderful video from AirVenture 2009 that is making a big splash on YouTube and beyond. I don’t know the young man who created it but he did a great job.

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AirVenture 2009 – Part 2

After coffee and donuts at the Aces Cafe, Saturday morning found us back at the Forums Plaza.  I chose the Safe Single Pilot IFR presentation for this session.  Now that I have started on my instrument rating, this is of special interest to me.  I picked up some good tips from Doug Stewart’s talk. We […]

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AirVenture 2009 – Part 1

Georgia and I left for Oshkosh early Friday morning and got to Whittman Field about 9AM.  Just in time to get our wrist bands and make it over to Forums Plaza for Rod Machado’s 10 o’clock presentation.  So, we got to start off the show with a good laugh. After watching Rod, we walked down […]

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AirVenture 2009 Opens Today

Today is the opening day of EAA AirVenture 2009 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Georgia and I will be there later in the week but, for now, I can only watch from the sidelines. There are some ways that those of us who can not attend or who are going later can follow the action from a […]

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