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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!

Blue skies,

Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team

Friday, December 21, 2012

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Airport

By Fred Harl
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012 was a great destination for thousands of pilots and aviation enthusiasts, but sometimes the travel to Oshkosh, especially when taking the RV ground route, can be an adventure in itself.  On a fuel stop during our trip from southeast Missouri, we noticed a crop duster doing his thing over a nearby field, and had to capture the moment.  This Air Tractor AT-502B, one of over 600 manufactured with a 500 gallon capacity, made multiple runs as we watched the gas pump meter spin out of control.  Here are some views of that Air Tractor:

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