ROAD OSHKOSH, WI
Pioneer Airport Opens for the Season
Friday, Saturday and Sunday|
during May - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Pioneer Airport reopened for the season
Saturday, May 3. The airport will be operational every weekend until
mid-October and daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day. EAA's vintage
planes will be flying, along with EAA Young Eagle flight experience
opportunities for youths ages 8-17. More than 50 vintage planes are
displayed in the seven period hangars. Experience the "Golden
Age" of aviation from the 1920s and 30s. Pioneer Airport is a
wonderful place to enjoy the sights and sounds of vintage flying
machines in their "natural habitat."
International Young Eagles Day
Saturday, June 14, 2008
Thousands of young people will take to the
sky on Saturday, June 14, as EAA volunteers continue an outstanding
aviation tradition - International Young Eagles Day. The annual event
brings together kids and pilots as part of the EAA Young Eagles program,
the largest youth aviation education program ever created, which has
flown more than 1.3 million young people free of charge since its
inception in July 1992.
More than 40,000 pilots have volunteered
to support the program, including current program chairman Harrison
Ford. The well-known aviator and actor has personally flown more than
280 Young Eagles and is an outspoken advocate for the program.
This year, Young Eagles are also
encouraged to explore the website www.youngeagles.org
designed especially for them. Along with the World's Largest Logbook,
the Young Eagles website is filled with interactive activities, games,
aviation information and much more to support aviation interest among
Once again there will be an International
Young Eagles Day rally at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh on June
14. Free airplane flights for children ages 8-18 will originate at Orion
flight Service. Pre-registration is required. Contact EAA Young Eagles
office at 920-426-4831 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Strings Kite Festival
June 21, 2008
will host an exciting family kite-flying event on June 21. The Kite
Society of Wisconsin & Illinois, Milwaukee's Gift of Wings kite
store, and WROE Radio sponsor this event.
The Kite Festival will be held on the
grounds behind the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh from
10 a.m. until 5 p.m. A series of world-class performers will stage
kite-flying displays throughout the day to musical accompaniment.
Featured performers include Chicago Fire, Team Pegasus, Mike Delfar, Jim
Wirt, Paula Schenk, Paul Koepke, Dan Newman, Josh and Zak Gordon and
Charlie Sotich, and The Giant Kites of Yvers LaForest and Anne Clement.
Charlie Sotich will be making free kites for the kids.
Don't miss the Grand Launch of 200 kites
at noon. Food and beverages will be for sale during this free event.
Manes, and Automobiles
||Saturday, July 5, 2008
exciting annual event combines two classic examples of American
engineering. It pairs P-51 Mustang Warbirds from WWII with a wide
selection of Ford Mustang cars. (The event is also open to all other
The event takes place on the grounds of
the world-famous EAA
AirVenture Museum, which displays a collection of more than 140
immaculate aircraft, including the world's oldest surviving P-51
Mustang. Throughout the day, rides will be available in a variety of
vintage airplanes from the Museum's acclaimed Pioneer
Outstanding cars will receive trophies
and, on a space-available basis, all cars have the chance to 'pony up'
to a P-51 for a picture. Event registration is $20, which includes
Museum admission for all vehicle occupants. If you would like to come
and see the show, spectator admission is included in regular Museum
Pre-register through our secure
online registration to reserve your spot!
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