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Event Report
Event Reports - EAA AirVenture 2004

Friday, July 30
EAA AirVenture 2004
Created: 07/13/2004
Updated: 08/11/2004
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Article by Steen Staff
 
Friday was another busy day. Here are some of the things we saw.


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The Steen/Shapes Group tent continued to be a busy place.  
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The Hatz biplane has been popular for several decades. This one, built by James Douglas of Colorado, is only about a year old.  
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This Hatz's "office" is elegantly done in a classic style.  
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More cockpit details. Mr. Douglas ought to be proud of this fine bird!  
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This 2002 Little Toot was built by Jim Longstreet of Michigan.  
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Another view of the Little Toot. This fully-aeobatic 1957 George Myer design began as a functional exact-scale model, and soon became very popular.  
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The Toot's cockpit is nicely-appointed.  
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Another view of the office.  
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Aviat brought this Pitts S2-C.  
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This is a Monocub built by Paul Dannenberg.  
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This is an original, Hisso-powered Curtiss Jenny! It was trailered from California to Brodhead, and then flown to Oshkosh. Few airplanes are as rare as this one.  
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This is a rare, one of a kind 1939 Waco ARE. Only four were ever built. It won the Reserve Grand Champion - Vintage Aircraft Award at Sun N Fun 2003.  
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An AV-8B Harrier does its thing... always an impressive (and very loud!) show.  
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A typical Oshkosh scene: a JN-4H Jenny and a Harrier.  
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Rick admires the PA-28 Cherokee that EAA was giving away in their Membership Sweepstakes. (Sorry Rick... someone else won!)  
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The airshow is always enjoyable.  

Other entries in this series:
     We're heading up to Wisconsin!    July 21, 2004
     Skybolt Flight - Melbourne to Oshkosh    July 22, 2004
     Travelling to Oshkosh    July 23, 2004
     Pre-Show Setup    July 26, 2004
     Tuesday, July 27 - Opening Day    July 27, 2004
     Wednesday, July 28    July 28, 2004
     Thursday, July 29    July 29, 2004
      » Friday, July 30    July 30, 2004
     Saturday, July 31    July 31, 2004
     Sunday, August 1    August 1, 2004
     Monday, August 2    August 2, 2004
     Skybolt - Return Trip    August 2, 2004

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