Air Venture 2017

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  1. Micdrow

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    #1 Micdrow, Apr 21, 2017
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    Air Venture 2017 is coming up, I don't think you want to miss it this year. These are some of the things that are lining up this year. July 24-July 30, 2017 so save your penny's. I will add more stuff as I find out more info.

    Achtung! Spitfire!

    Cry Havoc! An A-20 Is Coming to AirVenture Oshkosh | EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

    B-29 FIfi is also scheduled to appear.
    B-29 Doc to Attend AirVenture

    Cubs to Gather at AirVenture for 80th Anniversary

    Aircraft Highlights at AirVenture Oshkosh 2017

    F-35, A-10 Heritage Flights Returning to AirVenture in 2017

    EAA to Celebrate Apollo Program’s 50th Anniversary | EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

    More Astronauts Confirmed to Attend Apollo Reunion at AirVenture

    This has me really excited, I hope they all show up :) Below is a short clip from the article below an yes it says 16 B-25's. One of my favorite aircraft.

    Commemoration of Doolittle Raid 75th Anniversary at AirVenture 2017

    • Arrival of at least 16 B-25 bombers at AirVenture by Tuesday, July 25, with the aircraft parked in AirVenture’s Warbirds area. Notable aircraft already confirmed include Panchito (Delaware Aviation Museum); Briefing Time (Mid-Atlantic Air Museum); Yankee Warrior (Yankee Air Museum); Miss Hap (American Airpower Museum); Barbie III (Cavanaugh Flight Museum); Devil Dog (Commemorative Air Force); and Miss Mitchell (Commemorative Air Force – Minnesota Wing).
    • Several programs at the popular Warbirds of America Warbirds in Review speaker series.
    • Sixteen B-25s flying in the warbirds air show on Tuesday, July 25, and re-enacting the 1942 Doolittle Raid to start the night air show on Wednesday, July 26.
    AirVenture on Initial 2017 Blue Angels Schedule
     
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    I will be attending. Flying Buffalo to Chicago on 22 July, rental car, staying the week and flying home the following Saturday. Jeff and jason ride together again.

    Jeff
     
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    Sweet Jeff, may if time allots we can meet up. I know Eric is coming in from California last I talked to him. We have been meeting up for the last 3 or 4 years there.
     
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    Sounds like a great show - and 16 B-25s in formation, excellent !
    Make sure you keep Jeff's friend Jason away from the Speckled Hen !!!
     
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    16 B-25s! The title scene of "Catch 22" commemorated! It was awesome then, and it'll be awesome again. But hopefully a little less hairy. Gonna miss it, oh crap! Never heard that many radials all aviating together. 7+ Richter?
    Cheers
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    Just hoping they all show up Wes, Air-Venture, last year the A-20 Havoc was suppose to come but did not so hoping it will show this year :)
     
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