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, […]

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 […]

Soviet Transports Data Files

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Soviet Transports Data Files AirHistory.net now has the brand-new January 2021 updated versions of all Soviet Transports data files available for download. I can’t recommend this site enough if you have an interest in Soviet/Russian, Chinese, Czech and Polish built aircraft/helicopters, and why wouldn’t you?! Lots of interesting Production Lists packed with great info available […]

Australia/Avalon 2021 tour added

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Tour advert for Australia/Avalon 2021 – Wednesday 17th November to Wednesday 1st December 2021 Hi all, For those of you who have expressed an interest in doing Australia next year, then what follows is the provisional hit list of things to try and do. The trip will have to be at least two weeks (14 […]

Hawarden – Wednesday 9th September 2020 (John Tomlinson)

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Final stop of the day was Hawarden Flintshire. Into the Aviator Cafe for a cuppa, then I was on my way home. As well as viewing the Preserved aircraft on the airfield, I also went to the Hawarden 2247 Squadron ATC for a photograph of the DH-115 Vampire T.11 Hawarden airfield Photographs at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jlt_egcc74/albums/72157715918715802 Hawarden […]