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AirVenture Oshkosh 23-29 July

Post by Thermal »

Does anyone have link or information about the participants of the air show (and/or static show) at Oshkosh this year?
Their own website still does not mention any schedule although it's only 5 weeks away. The only one I could find is from last year.

https://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/eaa-a ... -of-events

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Re: AirVenture Oshkosh 23-29 July

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Hi Thermal,

AirVenture isn't your regular airshow - it's a fly-in or a convention, so no one's really certain in advance what will turn up. Also, the EAA doesn't pay their airshow performers (they are all volunteers, although they do get their fuel reimbursed if they hold a commercial licence), so there are no contracts as with regular airshows.
If you would like to know what will be on static display: do you mean all 8,000+ aircraft?

Admittedly the EAA is late this year with publishing some information. Typically by now we would have had a list of performers per day, although that list would not be final until after the airshow has taken place. The allegedly final schedules are only posted on 2 or 3 buildings an hour or 2 before the daily airshow starts, but even then there are often changes during the afternoon itself. So even if your favourite Scruggs Wonderplane Mk V is only due to display at 5 pm, you'd better sit through all the flip-flopping acts so as not to miss what you really want to see.

If warbirds are your thing, keep an eye on this: http://warbirds-eaa.org/events/airventure.html
The most detailed warbird flying schedule publicly available so far is here: https://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/eaa-a ... g-schedule. But there have been Thursdays (which is typically the jet warbird day) when there was hardly any jet warbird in the airshow.

If you want to go to Oshkosh for current military (off the top of my head the following have been announced so far: C-5, KC-10, C-17, KC-46, HC-130P/N, KC-135, F-16, and an E-4 flyby, but there typically will also be a couple of T-6 Texans II, T-38s and some surprise visitors during the week): bring lots of patience. If you want to see them fly, your best chance is around (the final) Sunday lunch time, when a number of them typically depart (with the sun down the runway axis...). Your guess as to when they'll come in is as good as mine.

In other words: don't go to Oshkosh as you would to a typical (military) airshow, as you won't just annoy yourself, but probably everyone around you as well. (:-))

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Re: AirVenture Oshkosh 23-29 July

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Thanks for your reply Roger. Really appreciated.

I'm very much aware that Oshkosh is not your regular air show. I guess I did however expected some sort of (rough) schedule as who is flying on what day. I do not need to know the exact hour.
I'm in the neighborhood for business so I thought I'd pop by.

Indeed I already read some scraps here and there about what to expect but never the less I'm surprised the schedules are so 'flexible'. I'm mainly going for warbirds so thanks for the website you provided.

Again thanks for the advice and here is hoping for the best :)

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Re: AirVenture Oshkosh 23-29 July

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Here is the current military list both Static and Flying,will be updated as we go along and get closer,all subject to change due to weather or other circumstances:

B-1B Static Flying Dyess
C-5M Static Flying Travis
C-17A Static Flying
C-12 Static
EA-18G Static Flying China Lake
E-4B Flyby only Offutt
Kc-135R Static Flying Grissom & Milwaukee
KC-10A Static Flying Travis & McGuire
HC-130N Static Flying Patrick
F-5 Static VFC-111
F-15C Static Louisana
F-16C Static Flying Madison & Luke
F/A-18F Static Flying China Lake & Nas Patuxent River
HH-60G Static Flying Patrick
AH-64 Static Utah ARNG
MH-47G Static 160Th SOAR
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Re: AirVenture Oshkosh 23-29 July

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New additions today:
A-10C Static Selfridge
B-52H Flyby only
F-22A Static Flying Tyndall
F-35A Static Flying Luke
MH-60T USCG Static
MH-65D USCG Static
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Re: AirVenture Oshkosh 23-29 July

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New additions today:
T-1A Static
T-45C Static
U-1 Otter Static
Pro-163,Pro-197,Psr-400,Pro-2052,BCD996XT,BCD996P2
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Couple more additions today:
UC-12 Static USMC
S-3B Flying Static NASA
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T-1A Static NAS Pensacola
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Re: AirVenture Oshkosh 23-29 July

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Surprise on Wednesday they did not even tell the announcers,the US Navy Blue Angels did a couple of flybys on their way to Fargo,ND for this weekend's airshow:

F-16 Demo Viper 1,2 SW
93-0540 SW 55Th Fs
00-0221 SW 79Th Fs
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Re: AirVenture Oshkosh 23-29 July

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F-22A demo arrived Friday afternoon:

Hellcat 1,2 05-4084,05-4093 95Th Fs TY
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Re: AirVenture Oshkosh 23-29 July

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arriving Thursday F-35A 13-5076/LF 14-5095/LF

arriving Friday F-15C 82-0009/JZ 78-0539/JZ
F-5N 761571/AF-113

Support for F-22s KC-135R 59-1516 Wisc ANG

all taken from live or recorded on line video
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Re: AirVenture Oshkosh 23-29 July

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[quote="pilotman6012"]New additions today:
A-10C Static Selfridge *****81-0994
B-52H Flyby only
F-22A Static Flying Tyndall 4084/TY static sat am
F-35A Static Flying Luke 5095/LF Static sat am
MH-60T USCG Static***********6048
MH-65D USCG Static***********6958
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[quote="pilotman6012"]Here is the current military list both Static and Flying,will be updated as we go along and get closer,all subject to change due to weather or other circumstances:

B-1B Static Flying Dyess***86-0135/EL
C-5M Static Flying Travis***86-0026
C-17A Static Flying
C-12 Static ***07-61013
EA-18G Static Flying China Lake***169128/XE-502 static sat AM
E-4B Flyby only Offutt
Kc-135R Static Flying Grissom & Milwaukee**62-3512
KC-10A Static Flying Travis & McGuire***79-1749
HC-130N Static Flying Patrick***93-2105
F-5 Static VFC-111
F-15C Static Louisana***82-009/JZ
F-16C Static Flying Madison & Luke***87-0294 (WIANG) , ??-????/LF 309FS
F/A-18F Static Flying China Lake & Nas Patuxent River 165801/SD-223
HH-60G Static Flying Patrick
AH-64 Static Utah ARNG***??-??619
MH-47G Static 160Th SOAR***10-03788
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Re: AirVenture Oshkosh 23-29 July

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pilotman6012 wrote:New additions today:
T-1A Static
T-45C Static***165459/A-116
U-1 Otter Static
Noted Sat AM outside Boeing Plaza(on video link) Raytheon T-6A Texan II 99-3549/AP painted in WWII D-Day markings coded YU-A with invasion stripes
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Re: AirVenture Oshkosh 23-29 July

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[quote="pilotman6012"]Couple more additions today:
UC-12 Static USMC
S-3B Flying Static NASA***601
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