Ready for Oshkosh?

Sporty’s John Zimmerman, writing in his blog at Air Facts Journal, lists the 8 things he loves about Oshkosh, which kicks off in just two weeks. He starts by saying: “Have you ever met an aviation enthusiast who didn’t know exactly what that word meant? The annual EAA gathering in Wisconsin, officially called AirVenture, is a common thread in an aviation community that is remarkable for its diversity. Some pilots like homebuilts and some like certified airplanes; some like glass cockpits and some hate them. But everyone likes Oshkosh.” Check out his 8 and see if they match your favorite things about Oshkosh.

Countdown to WomenVenture 2012


What began as a one-time program in 2008 has now become a tradition at EAA AirVenture. WomenVenture is a way to gather like-minded women during AirVenture, exchange information, do some hangar talking, and informally match mentors with mentees.

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Country star Phil Vassar to perform at Oshkosh


Award-winning country music star and songwriter Phil Vassar joins the marquee musical lineup slated for EAA AirVenture 2012 as the grand finale of a day-long salute to veterans on Friday, July 27. The 60th annual edition of “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” will be held July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport (OSH) in Oshkosh.

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