|Our 2010 OshKosh Experimental Aircraft
Association AirVenture in Words and Pictures
|This is our story: Freedom is neither free nor guaranteed in life and neither are success, happiness or clear skies. However, we
six Americans living in Texas were lucky, really lucky to be together for one glorious weekend when we could share it all at once,
up and down our great nation's borders from Texas to Oshkosh! Jim, Dave, Max, Matt, Kerey and Logan.
|Above: Jim said to meet at 10:30 and as promised, our steed was
ready at the chocks with a bag-o gas awaiting her men to arrive and
begin the journey.
|Below: Departing Osage, we headed straight for Madison to avoid the
"aeronautical crush" at Wittman Regional Airport, which boasts the
"world's busiest" ATC tower during the AirVenture. In the process, we
danced just a little bit thanks to Jim's precision nav and flying skills.
|Let the AirVenture Begin!!!
|The day dawned...umm, not so clear and it was not a VFR morning and we were thanful for
having tied down at Madison. For those unaware, instrument arrivals are pretty much a
"no-go" at Wittman during the AirVenture and pilots who fly in must learn the world's most
complex NOTAM, a 32-page "how to" jam as many airplanes as possible into the smallest
|Inside the Show
|Once inside the AirVenture, our intrepid voyagers split up to avoid, capture, redundancy, and to maximize post-mission story-telling value.
|C-17 from short takeoff to touchdown....note that the
photo on right captures instant "tire smoke" on contact
|Coming Soon.....MORE on the OV-1D
MOHAWK! in Action at OshKosh 2010