The Aero Experience is a celebration of Midwest aviation and aerospace achievement. We invite you to join us as we explore the treasures of Midwest aviation through first-hand experiences. Our contributors take turns flying lead, and we are always looking for new destinations. Check in with The Aero Experience frequently to see where we will land today, and then go out and have your own aero experiences!
Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team
Sunday, November 25, 2012
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012: Overview and Highlights
By Fred Harl
It's now time to relive those thrilling days of summer, the hot, hot summer, when I joined hundreds of thousands of my closest friends at EAA's AirVenture Oshkosh 2012. With camera in hand, I ventured out into the vast array of aircraft, vendors and just plane nuts to take in "The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration." Over the next month or so, I will bring my AirVenture 2012 Aero Experience to you and preview 2013 in great expectation of next year's event.
To get things going, here is a sweeping survey of what I saw last July. Future posts will focus on specific aircraft and areas of interest. Here goes...