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Event Report
Event Reports - EAA AirVenture 2007

Saturday, July 21 - Brodhead WI Fly-In
EAA AirVenture 2007
Created: 07/18/2007
Updated: 07/25/2007
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Article by Mike Whaley
More great weather, lots of flying, many more visitors coming in by land and air... "a good time was had by all" is the best description.

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Lots of low, slow formation flying was happening.  
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This is a replica Dormoy Bathtub. It was built in 2007, but the engine is an original Heath engine.  
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A Franklin Sport biplane.  
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This Corvair-powered Air Camper, the "Last Original", is the last one built by Bernard Pietenpol. It still flies regularly,  
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An engine collector's dream... most of these engines are from before the 1930s.  
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You see lots of interesting stuff tucked away in Brodhead's hangars.  
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Of course, old cars fit in with the old planes. This is a post-war Buick Eight.  
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This is a fuselage for a rare Lincoln Sport biplane... very tiny.  
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The Lincoln Sport sits in front of a Polen Special homebuilt from 1917.  
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The Polen is a lot like a smaller, homebuilt Jenny.  
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You rarely see craftsmanship like this anymore.  
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A little humor for the passengers...  
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Many old airplanes have a sort of elegance to them that's rarely seen today.  
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Another well-known but rare bird... a Corben Super Ace. This is a replica.  

Other entries in this series:
     Friday, July 20 - Brodhead WI Fly-In    July 20, 2007
      » Saturday, July 21 - Brodhead WI Fly-In    July 21, 2007
     Sunday, July 22 - Setup Day    July 22, 2007
     Monday, July 23    July 23, 2007
     Tuesday, July 24    July 24, 2007
     Wednesday, July 25    July 25, 2007
     Thursday, July 26    July 26, 2007
     Friday, July 27    July 27, 2007
     Friday, July 27 - Biplane Cookout    July 27, 2007
     Saturday, July 28    July 28, 2007
     Sunday, July 29    July 29, 2007

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