Top Air Show Performers Commit to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

Top Air Show Performers Commit to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

More performers to be added in coming weeks to initial all-star roster

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (January 22, 2019) — Some of the world’s top air show performers have made their commitments to fly at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 – the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration – as part of the afternoon and night air show lineups.

Those performers include aerobatic champions and longtime Oshkosh favorites for the 67th annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention, scheduled for July 22-28 at Wittman Regional Airport. The afternoon air shows are presented by Quest Aircraft and Pratt & Whitney Canada, while the Wednesday, July 24, night air show is presented by Covington Aircraft.

“This is already an outstanding all-star air show lineup and we’re just getting started,” said Rick Larsen, EAA’s vice president of communities and member programs, who coordinates AirVenture features and attractions. “We use the feedback collected each year to bring favorite performers back to Oshkosh, while adding exciting new acts and air show attractions connected with particular aircraft, events, and anniversaries.”

Among the performers and aircraft already planning to appear at Oshkosh in 2019 are longtime favorite Julie Clark, making her farewell air show tour in 2019, and Sean D. Tucker, returning with the Team Oracle multi-aircraft show. Others already on the schedule include:

AeroShell Aerobatic Team (T-6s)
Vicky Benzing (Stearman)
Jeff Boerboon (Yak-110)
Bob Carlton (SubSonex JSX-2)
Kirby Chambliss (Red Bull Edge 540)
Matt Chapman (Extra 300LX)
Class of ’45 (P-51/Corsair)
Kevin Coleman (Extra 300 SHP)
Aaron Fitzgerald (Red Bull Helicopter)
Kyle Fowler (Rutan Long-EZ)
Kyle Franklin (Demon-1 Dracula/Kitfox S7)
Mike Goulian (Extra 330SC)
Nathan Hammond (Super Chipmunk)
Heritage Flights (with F-16 and F-22)
Rob Holland (MX-2)
Jerry Kerby (RV-8A)
Justin Lewis (FLS Microjet)
David Martin (Beech Baron)
Jessy Panzer (Pitts Special)
Jim Peitz (Beechcraft F33C Bonanza)
Red Bull Air Force (Wingsuit Pilots)
Rocky Mountain Renegades (RV-8, RV-4, G-202)
Shetterly Squadron (One Design, SNJ-6, RV-8)
Gene Soucy/Teresa Stokes (Grumman Showcat)
Bill Stein (Zivko Edge 540)
Skip Stewart (Pitts S2S Prometheus)
Patty Wagstaff (Extra 330LX)
Matt Younkin (Twin Beech 18)

Along with these early confirmations, many more exciting performers will be announced, including some only-in-Oshkosh performers and aircraft. Exact days for each performer and complete daily air show lineups will be announced as they are finalized. 

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Advance Tickets for EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2019 Now Available Online

Advance Tickets for EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2019 Now Available Online

‘World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration’ on July 22-28 includes lower student prices

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 31, 2018) — Advance purchase admission tickets and camping credentials are now available for the 67th annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in on July 22-28, 2019 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. The advance purchase option provides greater convenience for those traveling to “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.” 

EAA members and the general public can now purchase tickets via a secure website and speed through the admissions process upon arrival in Oshkosh. Daily and weekly admissions are available, including the ability to join EAA and immediately receive the best possible prices. For 2019, prices for student admissions (ages 6-18) have been lowered to allow more young people and families to enjoy the event. Additionally, discounts of $2 on daily adult admissions and $5 on weekly adult admissions are available by purchasing prior to June 15, 2019. There are also special discounts for veterans and current U.S. military members. Plus, advance purchases of B-17, Ford Tri-Motor, and helicopter flight experiences, Aviator’s Club admission, AirVenture souvenir programs, and auto parking are available.

“As we look forward to the EAA fly-in’s 50th consecutive year in Oshkosh, we are making EAA AirVenture an even more affordable family-friendly destination, featuring a gathering of aircraft, enthusiasts, innovations, attractions and performances you’ll see only in Oshkosh,” said Dave Chaimson, EAA vice president of marketing and business development. “This advance purchase opportunity is the best way to be fully prepared for an unforgettable experience at Oshkosh, and save money at the same time. It’s also a great opportunity for those who want to give a special aviation gift for friends and family members.” 

Highlighted features for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 are being finalized now. They will include the latest in innovations and technology, salutes to aviation anniversaries, recognition of aviation personalities, and much more. In 2018, more than 600,000 people and 10,000 airplanes made Oshkosh home of “aviation’s family reunion” that included aircraft of all ages, sizes, and configurations. 

Along with daily and weekly AirVenture admissions, there is also a special weekend camping package covering the final three days of the event and includes one EAA membership, camping credentials, and four adult admission tickets. It is available at a 5 percent savings over buying those items separately.

Additionally, a new “Cleared Direct” T-shirt for AirVenture 2019 is also available through the advance purchase website. Receive free shipping on this shirt with the purchase of advance tickets. Visit the site, make your selections, pay by credit card, and print your tickets at home. Full instructions and answers to frequently asked questions are also included online.

To access the advance ticketing area, visit EAA.org/Tickets. Advance purchase AirVenture tickets are scanned and exchanged for an appropriate wristband at all AirVenture gates in a quick and easy process. 

About EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” and EAA’s yearly membership convention. Additional EAA AirVenture information, including advance ticket and camping purchase, is available online at www.EAA.org/airventure. EAA members receive lowest prices on admission rates. For more information on EAA and its programs, call 1-800-JOIN-EAA (1-800-564-6322) or visit www.EAA.org. Immediate news is available at www.twitter.com/EAA.

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Sporty's Has Three Locations at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

Sporty's Has Three Locations at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

Sporty’s, Stratus and Wright Bros. Collection all exhibiting 

Sporty’s presence at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh has increased again. Sporty’s tent is bigger than last year and will provide a unique and interactive Oshkosh shopping experience for attendees. Located outside Hangar B in Outdoor Space #260, Sporty’s will set up its Oshkosh retail store chock-full of products to see and try and buy.

“A popular feature of Sporty’s tent is our headset demo area,” says Sporty’s Vice President John Zimmerman. “We’ve expanded the headset experience this year with both Bose and Lightspeed having on-site company representatives to demo their headsets and to answer shoppers’ questions.”

Sporty’s can be found in two other locations: the line of Stratus portable ADS-B receivers has its own booth, #3147 in Hangar C, located across from ForeFlight. Wright Bros. Collection, offering aviation-themed gift items, is located at booth #2159 in Hangar B. 

Come by Sporty’s forums, too 

Tuesday, July 24, 11:30 A.M.

iPad Proficiency Check

Forum Stage 10

 

Thursday, July 26, 10:00 A.M.

iPad Proficiency Check

Forum Stage 7

 

Thursday, July 26, 2:00 P.M.

iPad Proficiency Check

AOPA Tent

 

“Our exhibits give shoppers the opportunity to see in person and try out what they’ve only seen on our website or on a catalog page,” says Zimmerman. “And like always, we have some Oshkosh show specials up our sleeve that will make a buying decision easier.”

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Superior Air Parts 2018 Oshkosh Forum Series

Superior Air Parts 2018 Oshkosh Forum Series

Six Days. 18 Forums.

When: Monday thru Saturday at 9:30, 11:00 and 12:30

Where: Superior Air Parts Tent #257

 

New for 2018: Select Superior Air Parts Forums Qualify for FAA A&P I/A Renewal Credit!

 

Monday, July 23

9:30: Engine Leaning Made Simple. Presented by Superior Air Parts

11:00: Maximizing Engine Longevity. Presented by RAM Aircraft

12:30: Engine Longevity and Reliability. Presented by CamGuard

 

Tuesday, July 24

9:30: Compression Testing Aircraft Engines and Maximizing Cylinder Life. Presented by Superior Air Parts

11:00: Maximizing Aircraft Break Performance and Longevity. Presented by Aviation Product Systems, Inc.

12:30: Propeller Care and Maintenance. Presented by Hartzell Propeller, Inc.

 

Wednesday, July 25

9:30: Owner’s Guide to Piston Engine Operations and Maintenance. Presented by Superior Air Parts

11:00: Owner Inspections: Things to look for under the cowl. Presented by RAM Aircraft

12:30: Inspecting and Repairing Composite Propellers. Presented by Hartzell Propeller, Inc.

 

Thursday, July 26

9:30: Aircraft Engine Leaning and Flight Management. Presented by Superior Air Parts

11:00: Maximizing Aircraft Break Performance and Longevity. Presented by Aviation Product Systems, Inc.

12:30: Optimizing Continental O-200 Engine Performance and Maintenance. Presented by Don’s Dream Machines

 

Friday, July 27

9:30: Compression Testing Aircraft Engines and Maximizing Cylinder Life. Presented by Superior Air Parts

11:00: Selecting the Best Engine Overhaul. Presented by RAM Aircraft

12:30: Presentation To Be Determined

 

Saturday, July 28

9:30: 9:30: Owner’s Guide to Piston Engine Operations and Maintenance. Presented by Superior Air Parts

11:00: How to Cover and Paint a Fabric Airplane. Presented by Superflite

12:30: Engine Longevity and Reliability. Presented by CamGuard

 

Note: Forum subjects and schedule are subject to change.

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Pick Up Your Aircraft Spruce Orders at Our Airventure Booth

Pick Up Your Aircraft Spruce Orders at Our Airventure Booth

Place your order over $100 online or by phone and pick up at The AirVenture Show Oshkosh in our booth. Orders for pick up must be placed by noon Monday July 16th EST and they will be brought to the show on our truck at no additional cost to you. All orders must be paid by credit card at the time the order is placed, and any products not in stock can be processed as a standard backorder following the show.

Please visit www.aircraftspruce.com for complete Oshkosh preorder service details. Orders for pick up at Oshkosh are limited to small, UPS shippable products (no oversize) due to the limited space on our truck and in the booth.

Online: When you place your online orders, select "Pickup at Oshkosh 2017, Hangar A, Booths 1022-1029" in your shipment options.

Important note: $100 order minimum is required for this service.

For more information, contact us at 1-877-477-7823 or 1-951-372-9555. Aircraft Spruce’s complete product line is available at www.aircraftspruce.com as well as through the company’s free 1,000+ page catalog.

 

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