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Volume 9, Number 7 August 2, 2008     

Best Bets
  • EAA Runway 5K, registration located at Aspen Avionics, just north of the Red Parking Lot, 7:00 a.m. start time
  • EAA Annual Meeting, Theater in the Woods. Any EAA member can attend. 10:00 a.m.
  • Doolittle Raiders Ed Horton and Dick Cole, Pavilion 26, 10:00 a.m.
  • Last of the Combat B-17 Drivers, with Harold “Hal” Weekley, Authors’ Corner—Museum, 11:00 a.m.
  • Autograph Headquarters at the Ford Hangar on AeroShell Square: Matt Younkin, 11:00 a.m.; F-22 crew, 12:00 p.m.; Carroll Shelby, 1:00 p.m.
  • Rocket Racing League flight demonstration, 2:30 p.m.
  • Warbird Spectacular kicks off the air show, 3:30 p.m.
  • Watermelon Social, EAA Seaplane Base, 5:30 p.m.
  • Warbirds awards banquet, Eagle Hangar (tickets available for purchase at Warbirds Headquarters), 6:00 p.m.
  • Memphis Belle (1990) introduced by veteran B-17 crew members, EAA Fly-In Theater, 8:30 p.m.
  • Joe Engel (NASA Aeronautics), NASA 50th, Theater in the Woods, 8:45 p.m.


  • Memorial Wall Induction Ceremony, 11:00 a.m.
  • Customs and Border Patrol dogs, KidVenture, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Air show begins at 2:30 p.m.

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