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Event Report
Event Reports - EAA AirVenture 2004

Travelling to Oshkosh
EAA AirVenture 2004
Created: 07/30/2004
Updated: 08/11/2004
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Article by Steen Staff
We loaded up the truck and the RV (with the Pitts 14 fuselage in tow) and headed up on Thursday, July 22. On the way to Oshkosh, we stopped by Jeff Robert' house to deliver a freshly-minted set of Skybolt Delta wings... Jeff is one of our initial beta builders and is making good progress on his Delta project. The remainder of the trip went pretty smoothly and we all looked forward to another great convention.

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Thursday morning: everything's packed and we're ready to roll!  
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There's no doubt about where this RV is headed to!  
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An unusual sight for a tire repair shop.  
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At a truck stop, we ran into a Civil Air Patrol group from Connecticut coming back from a CAP event in Indiana.  
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There's not too much room left once the truck is loaded up.  
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We stopped at Jeff Robert's place in Indianapolis to drop off the wings for his Skybolt Delta project. Jeff is an experienced builder and is helping us to tweak the final design.  
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As you can see, Jeff is making excellent progress on it.  
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Carefully extricating the wings from the truck was almost a mini-project in itself.  
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Here they come...  
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The guys carry the wings in.  
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The wings have a safe, secure storage location in Jeff's shop.  
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We saw some interesting sights along the way.  
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An encouraging sign.  
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More encouragement.  
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"EAA Air Show"... now that is an understatement!  
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Many motorists did a double-take when we drove by, Model 14 in tow.  
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FINALLY HERE! Paul and Sherry Goetsch celebrate a safe arrival (to Oshkosh, that is!)  

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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