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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

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016: Boeing Centennial Plaza - NASA F/A-18B Hornet

Fred Harl and Carmelo Turdo weekend visitor to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 was the NASA McDonnell Douglas F/A-18B Hornet.  The jet, a two-seat early model legacy Hornet, is one of two Hornets obtained from the U.S. Navy and serves in the mission support role.  The primary missions are chase and escort during research missions with other aircraft and staff pilot training and proficiency.  The aircraft arrived on Friday and was on display through Sunday.  

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