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EAA AirVenture 2024 Update – June 21

(June 21, 2024) – EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, is a highlight for aviation enthusiasts. It attracts top airshow performers from around the globe, and this year promises to be no exception. This year’s show is July 22-28, and the theme is Inspiring the Future of Aviation. This week, we have a couple of AirVenture 2024 announcements.

Get a Sneak Peek with EAA’s Rick Larsen
To provide an inside look at the exciting lineup, join Rick Larsen, EAA’s vice president of communities and member programs is sitting down with Steve Buss on CAF Warbird Tube to talk about what visitors can expect. The webinar will be on June 26, 2024, at 7 p.m. Central time. Click here to register.

CAF Aircraft Attending List
The current list of CAF Aircraft attending EAA AirVenture, or the surrounding area include: B-29 Superfortress FIFI (only until Wednesday), B-25 Mitchell Miss Mitchell, B-25/PBJ Devil Dog, C-47 That's All, Brother, P-40 Warhawk, PT-26, SNJ, T-34 of Wisconsin Wing, BT-13, PT-26, C-45 of Indiana Wing, P-51 Mustang Gunfighter, C-45 Bucket of Bolts, P-51 Mustang Red Nose, P-63 Kingcobra, P-51 Mustang Tuskegee Airmen, FG-1D Corsair, and PT-26 of Buckeye Wing. This list is subject to change.

CAF Airbase Georgia will have flights available on the P-51 Mustang Red Nose, SBD Dauntless, LT-6, and T-34 Mentor, out of nearby Fond du Lac Airport. Rides can be prebooked at https://airbasegeorgia.org/event/eaa-airventure-oshkosh-wi-2024/.

Early Bird Pricing Is Extended until June 30, 2024
EAA extended your opportunity to save on tickets to the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration! Bring the whole family and take advantage of free youth admission for those ages 18 and under, supported in part by The Boeing Company. Click here for tickets

2024 Warbird In Review Schedule Announced
Hosted by the EAA Warbirds of America, Warbirds in Review are informal sessions that delve into an aircraft's restoration, operation, and other aspects of owning a valued piece of history. The sessions also spotlight veterans sharing stories about what it was like to fly the aircraft in combat or support the operation as a ground crew member.
* July 22 at 10 a.m. - Stinson L-5 Sentinel - Capt. (Ret.) Steve Seal and Chad Hill, Artist and Historian, Djanjo Studios
* July 22 at 1 p.m. - Cessna L-19 Bird Dog - Gerry Asher, Fort Worth Aviation Museum and Col. (Ret.) Charlie Finch, Catkiller 19
* July 23 at 10 a.m. - Cessna A-37 Dragonflys - Col. (Ret.) Hank Hoffman, Mark Peterson, Col. (Ret.) Jon “Huggy” Huggins, and Charlie Largay
* July 23 at 1 p.m.- North American P-51B and P-51D Mustangs - Jack Roush and Capt. (Ret.) Jim Hagedorn. This program will be a celebration of life for Brig. Gen. (Ret) Clarence E. “Bud” Anderson who passed away on May 17, 2024.
* July 24 at 10 a.m. - de Havilland Mosquito, Hawker Hurricane and Supermarine Spitfire - Flight Lt. (Ret.) Colin S. Bell, Rod Lewis, Stew Dawson, Dave Hadfield, and Joe Cosmano
* July 24 at 1 p.m. - Beechcraft T-34 Mentor and North American T-28 Trojan Trainers 75th Anniversary - Paul Walters, Mick “Thor” Thorstenson, Dan Kirkland, Tom Donovan, and Jim Rohlf
* July 25 at 10 a.m. - Douglas C-47 Skytrain - Eric Zipkin, Leader of the D-Day Squadron
* July 25 at 1 p.m. - Curtiss-Wright Helldiver and the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt - Fagen Fighters WWII Museum
* July 26 at 10 a.m. - Beechcraft T-34 Mentor - CWO2 (Ret.) Walt Fricke, Founder, CEO, and AirBoss Veterans Airlift Command
* July 26 at 1 p.m. - Parade - Veterans Tribute
* July 27 at 10 a.m. - Fairchild PT-26 - Kevin Korterud, Danielle Reese, and Dave Holden, members of the CAF Buckeye Wing
Note that the schedule is subject to change without notice. You can check for an updated schedule at this link.

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