Oshkosh/Wittman Field (Static, Warbirds, Homebuilt, Pioneer Airport areas), Appleton/Outagamie County, Fond du Lac, Milwaukee/General Mitchell, Chicago/O’Hare – Thursday 28th July 2011 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, A quick early morning look around the static area with no people around. Just some pictures as most of these were logged the day before; More pictures can be seen at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/62861611@N08/albums/72157718344052647 Then it was straight off to the Warbirds area, again in the hope of beating the footfall there. Not the best […]

Oshkosh/Wittman Field (Basler Turbo Conversions, AirVenture Museum, Pioneer Airport, Static, North 40-FBO, North 40-Grass areas) – Wednesday 27th July 2011 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, On the Wednesday morning of my Oshkosh week I woke up to torrential rain and the mother of all thunder storms. As I couldn’t see the situation improving quickly, I took this as a sign that it was the time to do the AirVenture Museum. As it didn’t open too early, I took […]

Oshkosh/Wittman Field (North 40-Grass, North 40-FBO, Oshkosh/Air Harbor Seaplane Base, Ultralight, Vintage, Homebuilt, Warbirds areas – Tuesday 26th July 2011 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, Back to the North 40 areas to finish these off. More photos can be seen here; https://www.flickr.com/photos/62861611@N08/albums/72157718288752572 North 40-Grass (North): N2771, Beechcraft 95-A55 Baron (TC-270) N2015K, Beechcraft A36 Bonanza (E-1312) N707BR, Beechcraft V35 Bonanza (D-8312) N8142R, Beechcraft V35B Bonanza (D-9657) N51LH, Bellanca 17-30A Super Viking (98-301027) N5915A, Cessna 172 Skyhawk (28515 ) N2426Y, […]

Oshkosh/Wittman Field (Homebuilt, Warbirds, North 40-FBO, North 40-Grass areas) – Monday 25th July 2011 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, First hit was the Homebuilt area to finish off what was missed the day before….. More photos can be seen here; https://www.flickr.com/photos/62861611@N08/albums/72157718216219728 Homebuilt area-IAC Aerobatic Center: N90GK, American Champion 8KCAB Super Decathlon (1092-2009) N83KS, Extra EA.300L (074) N393EC, Pitts Model 12 (222) N413KC, Pitts Model 12 (296) N900JH, Pitts Model 12 (274) N907MG, […]

Oshkosh/Wittman Field (Vintage, Ultralight, Homebuilt areas) – Sunday 24th July 2011 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, First day at my first ever Oshkosh. Up bright and early from the campsite…… On display on main road near EAA AirVenture Museum entrance: 52-1993/FU-993, North American F-86H Sabre, EAA AirVenture Museum (187-19) On display near EAA AirVenture exhibition entrance: 51-8627/TR-627, Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star, EAA AirVenture Museum (580-6411) The first place that […]

Chicago/Brookfield, Chicago/Blue Island, Chicago/Midway & Chicago Executive/Pauwaukee – Saturday 23rd July 2011 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, My intention on the second day of my trip was to get to Oshkosh which was a good 180 miles North of Chicago. Several people had told me to get to Oshkosh as soon as I could, but i figured that I would rather let the place fill up a bit before walking […]

Hatzerim storage area and Mystere IVA & T-6 in Israeli Air Force service (Bob Prescott)

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Following on from the successful Oxford Aviation Group trip to Israel in 2019, Bob Prescott was inspired to carry out some lengthy research with regards to the Hatzerim storage areas. In the process, he came across some other interesting information with regards to Israeli Air Force history and with his permission, would like to share […]