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Event Report
Event Reports - EAA AirVenture 2007

Friday, July 27 - Biplane Cookout
EAA AirVenture 2007
Created: 07/31/2007
Updated: 08/01/2007
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Article by Mike Whaley
 
Friday evening, Steen hosted the annual Biplane Cookout at our display. It's open to all biplane lovers and we had a great turnout this year... we figure roughly 150 people attended. It's always neat to talk to folks who are building or flying any number of planes... many folks there aren't building one of our designs, and the emphasis is simply on having a good time regardless of the kind of plane you fly so we think everyone felt right at home. It's also always great to be able to put faces with the names they may have known from online, the telephone, or elsewhere... and to catch up with old friends. We served burgers, dogs, chips, and various beverages, and everyone had a great time enjoying a beautiful evening. We can't wait to do it again!


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Jeff, our master chef (and chief bottle washer), hard at work making some great food for everyone.  
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The party got off to a good start at about 5:30.  
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Nothing beats getting a bunch of pilots together in a social setting.  
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Sherry and Grace Ellen catch up...  
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The kids make sure that everything in the cooler is in order.  
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Ethan was having a great time!  
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Lots 'o fun, and lots 'o food!  
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Since the warbird airshow was canceled after the P-51 crash, they had to detonate the pyros for safety... so we got to hear the full pyro show in the span of about 1 or two minutes! This was the infamous "wall of fire" going off. You could feel the pressure waves at the Steen display!  
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Many folks enjoyed each other's company.  
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A great end to the day... a beautiful moonrise over Oshkosh.  
   

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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