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Liberty Jump Team At Oshkosh

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In a press release on Airventire 2010, the EAA reports that “…… A parachute team originally formed in 2006 to commemorate the World War II D-Day invasion will make its first appearance at AirVenture Oshkosh 2010. The Liberty Jump Team (not to be confused with long-time Oshkosh participants, the Liberty…


DC-3 Turns 74

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DC-3’s birthday this week. It flew first time on December 17th 1935 in southern California and will turn 75 next year. There will be a major celebration at Oshkosh 2010, organized by the EAA, to that fact. It will include special programming throughout the Oshkosh event to honor this very…

Press Releases

News For All Of Us DC-3 Fans

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The EAA, organizer of Oshkosh, reports about their plans to hold the world’s largest and probably final DC-3 meet on their premises next year. “…. What could be the largest Douglas DC-3/C-47 gathering in more than 60 years will be a centerpiece of the aviation activities at EAA AirVenture 2010,…


Air Venture 2009 Update !

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The famous EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) Oshkosh event has started yesterday, hosting more than 1500 aircraft and their pilots over the next weeks. This is the largest aviation ‘ meet’  in the world and Oshkosh is the Mekka of the aircraft ‘home builders’ and other aviation enthusiasts. You can listen…


Join A ‘Real-aviation’ Network!

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Many of you are not only flightsimmers, but also interested in, and often even part of, real aviation. So I’ll draw your attention to a new initiative of the EAA, the organization that is responsible (among other things) for organizing the famous Air Venture at Oshkosh. The EAA is setting…


Don’t Forget Oshkosh!

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It’s that time of the year again that aviation lovers’ hearts start pounding faster. Oshkosh is nearing and opening its doors on July 27th ! EAA Air Venture is the world’s largest air ‘meet’ in the world, set up as a fly-in for experimental aircraft builders, but grown out to…