AvWings travels to Oshkosh 2000

click to enlargeOur first night out on the way to Oshkosh. Quiet accomodations with close-in parking at the Wahoo, Nebraska at the town airport.
click to enlargeEarly arrival at OSH. It's Monday at around 10:am, two days before the start of the show. We're in camping row number 21 and there already appears to be about 1000 other campers already here. Runway operations are brisk with a plane landing every few seconds.
click to enlargeTents and wings across the lot.
click to enlargeOur campsite
click to enlargeTarheel Hal, one of the very rare P47D's flying today.
click to enlargeA Chance-Vought Corsair F1 in pristine condition. A Curtis Hellcat in the background.
click to enlargeCloseup view of the Corsair's beautiful R-2800 engine and propeller.
click to enlargeOur campsite, in full swing.
click to enlargeLockheed Super-Connie on final, runway 18 Left.
click to enlargeOne of the amazing new advanced cockpits. This one is from the Velocity XL homebuilt. Note the digital displays and dual moving-map GPS units. This is still a 'hybrid' panel: note the old round-style instruments that serve as backup.

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