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Volume 9, Number 5 July 31, 2008     

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Editor’s Note: Watch this space daily in AirVenture Today for your convention newspaper staff’s recommendations. The EAA INFO GUIDE you received was designed to help you make the most of your experience here. If you misplaced it, stop by the Welcome Center off AeroShell Square to get one.


  • F-22 Raptor arrives, listen for flightline announcement

  • 30,000th homebuilt aircraft recognition ceremony, AeroShell Square, 9:30 a.m.

  • Ford Model T Experience, Pioneer Airport, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • FAA Meet the Administrator session, Pavilion 7, 11:30 a.m.

  • EAA Bleriot Project Anzani engine run, Workshop Tent (Box #21 on the Map), 12:30 p.m.

  • Air show begins, 3:30 p.m.

  • Autograph Headquarters at the Ford Hangar on AeroShell Square: Iron Eagles, 11:00 a.m.; Chuck Aaron, 1:00 p.m.; Doolittle Raider, 2:00 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.

  • V-22 Osprey arrives 2:30 p.m.

  • Granger Whitelaw presents Rocket Racing League, Pavilion 7, 4 p.m.

  • Strategic Air Command, introduced by legendary test pilot Fitz Fulton, EAA Fly-In Theater, 8:30 p.m.

  • Avi8tors USO-style show, Theater in the Woods, 8:45 p.m.

Tomorrow (Friday, August 1)

  • Annual Oshkosh Mayor’s Breakfast and Key to the City presentation, 6-10 a.m., Kolf Sports Center Oshkosh

  • World’s largest female pilot gathering photo, 10:30 a.m.

  • Eclipse 400 flight demonstration, 3:15 p.m.

  • Broken Arrow, introduced by John Travolta, EAA Fly-In Theater, 8:30 p.m.

  • Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band, Theater in the Woods, 8:00 p.m.

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