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Volume 9, Number 4 July 30, 2008     

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  • Don’t miss the Fly Market. If you can’t find what you need there, you don’t need it.
  • Autograph Headquarters: Air show performer Greg Poe signs autographs at the Ford Hangar on AeroShell Square, 10:00 a.m. More celebrity autograph sessions: Producer Paco Chierici and pilot Jay Consalvi, both of Speed & Angels, from 11 a.m. to noon and NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth at 2 p.m.
  • EAA Bleriot Project Anzani engine run, Workshop Tent (Box #21 on the Map), 12:30 p.m. See the EAA video at www.AirVenture.org/video.
  • Cirrus Design Vision jet flight demonstration, on the flightline near AeroShell Square, 2:15 p.m.
  • Jon Sharp speed record attempt in the Nemesis NXT, before the air show.
  • Air show begins, 3:30 p.m.
  • EAA Concert Band performs at Theater in the Woods, 7 p.m.
  • NASA 50th anniversary program, Theater in the Woods, 7:55 p.m.
  • Harrison Ford introduces Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Fly-In Theater, 8:30 p.m.
  • Comedian Jeff Dunham at Theater in the Woods, 9 p.m.

Tomorrow (Thursday, July 31)

  • F-22 Raptor arrives
  • V-22 Osprey arrives
  • 30,000th homebuilt aircraft recognition, AeroShell Square, 9:30 a.m.
  • Ford Model T Experience, Pioneer Airport, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • FAA Meet the Administrator session, Pavilion 7, 11:30 a.m.
  • Air show begins, 3:30 p.m.
  • EAA Bleriot Project Anzani engine run, Workshop Tent (Box #21 on the Map), 12:30 p.m.
  • "Corkey" Fornof - Master of Illusion/Stunt Double, Remos Aircraft Pavilion (Box #5 on the Map), 1:00-2:15 p.m. While you won’t see John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, or Catherine Zeta-Jones at this forum, you will see stunt pilot "Corkey" Fornof, who has doubled for all of them and others in several Hollywood movies.

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