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

Thursday, August 31, 2017

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017: Airshows - Speedsters and Biplanes

By Fred Harl
The Aero Experience coverage of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 airshows continues with a look at some of the well-known civilian performers.  This edition includes the Speedsters, such as the Extra, Edge and similar designs as well as the biplanes, ranging from the Pitts Special to the Jet Waco.  Many will be familiar to veteran airshow fans, while others are fresh entries in the lineup.  The collection of images here is not comprehensive, but gives a survey of the airshow performers with these aircraft types.  We will have more airshow performers featured in the next several posts.

Kirby Chambliss, Edge 540  

Michael Goulian, Extra EA300/SC

The Thric3: Matt Chapman, Extra 330/LX; Bill Stein, Edge 540; Rob Holland, MXS

David Martin, Bucker Jungmeister BU 133B1

Gene Soucy, Showcat

John Klatt, Jet Taperwing Waco

Sean Tucker, Challenger III

Skip Stewart, Modified Pitts S-2S

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