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Event Report
Event Reports - EAA AirVenture 2005

Wednesday, July 27 - Part 2
EAA AirVenture 2005
Created: 07/27/2005
Updated: 07/31/2005
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Article by Steen Staff
 
Here are some more photos of Wednesday's activities at Oshkosh.


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The famous gate... entrance to the largest sport aviation event in the world.  
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Mike Jones, our master welder, stands next to the fuselage that he recently completed. The quality of Mike's work is outstanding.  
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Lots of folks stopped by the booth to check out the Skybolt.  
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Todd Ashcraft discusses the finer points of biplane construction with Paul.  
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Our friend Gordon Penner of IAC 34 in Ohio discusses acro with Barrett.  
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The Skybolt fuselage was a popular attraction.  
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The almost-owner of the Skybolt fuselage, Dave Dugan, poses by it with his daughter Sarah.  
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Robert Luther and his wife Suzie stopped in. Robert is the author of the novels "Skybolt" and "Corporate Space"... we sell "Skybolt" (now, signed by the author!)  
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Lots of folks looked over our Yellowbird.  
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The Pitts memorial tent was busy.  
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The Virgin Global Flyer arrives.  
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The Global Flyer on display.  
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A P-51 waits to fly in the afternoon airshow.  
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Bill Rewey's Pietenpol Air Camper sits in the Light-Sport Aircraft section. The Sport Pilot rule is only a year old, and it's clearly having a big effect upon the direction of sport aviation as we know it.  
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The B-17 'Thunder Bird' displays Old Glory proudly.  
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The USAF Heritage Flight breaks off. Very impressive!  
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Paul is reflected in a DC-9 table at the Moto Art display.  
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How about a table made from F-4 engine parts? Only $4,200.  
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Ethan had a good time!  
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The first commercial astronaut, Mike Melville, answers EAA'ers questions about SpaceShipOne and the X-Prize.  
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Back in 1944, you didn't want to attack a B-17 from the rear... or from any other direction, for that matter.  
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Kristin is caught in a lighter moment.  
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A Hellcat waits for the next mission.  
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There are two P-40s here!  
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The B-25 'Panchito' performs regularly.  
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The Shockwave jet truck makes a run at 300mph.  
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Lots and lots of formations are seen during the warbird airshow.  
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This is the world's busiest control tower during the show... competition is very keen for FAA folks to be a part of it (and, they're all volunteers.)  
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The Lockheed PV-2 Neptune is a somewhat lesser-known, but significant, anti-submarine airplane.  
     

Other entries in this series:
     Sunday, July 24 - Setup Day    July 24, 2005
     Monday, July 25 - Opening Day    July 25, 2005
     Tuesday, July 26    July 26, 2005
     Wednesday, July 27 - Part 1    July 27, 2005
      » Wednesday, July 27 - Part 2    July 27, 2005
     Thursday, July 28 - Part 1    July 28, 2005
     Thursday, July 28 - Part 2    July 28, 2005
     Friday, July 29 - Part 1    July 29, 2005
     Friday, July 29 - Part 2    July 29, 2005
     Saturday, July 30 - Part 1    July 30, 2005
     Saturday, July 30 - Part 2    July 30, 2005

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