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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh RSS FeedInternational Federal Partnership Preps For AirVenture 2009

Members of the International Federal Partnership (IFP), who represent 17 government agencies from the U.S., Canada, and the Bahamas, gathered at EAA headquarters for an on-site planning meeting last week to plan for AirVenture Oshkosh 2009. They received updates on the site and its changes, visited the Federal Pavilion building, and prepared for the July gathering.

"This is the most positive opportunity we, as federal agencies, engage in with members of the public each year," said Maj. Dave Tessmer, Wisconsin Air National Guard and chairman of the IFP. "AirVenture attendees are eager to hear our messages, attend our forums and see our aircraft."

The Federal Pavilion will house the following agencies and groups this year:

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine (CBP Air and Marine)
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations (CBP)
  • Federal Aviation Administration National Charting Office (FAA NACO)
  • Transport Canada General Aviation (TC)
  • National Research Council Canada Institute for Aerospace Research (NRC)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Search and Rescue Satellite-aided Tracking (NOAA-SARSAT)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Geodetic Survey (NOAA-NGS)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service (NOAA-NWS)
  • Bahamas Customs and Civil Aviation
  • National Parks Service (NPS)
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
  • Wisconsin Air National Guard (WI ANG)
  • Wisconsin Army National Guard (WI ARNG)
  • National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
  • Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
  • National Guard Counter Drug Program (NG- CDP)
  • NewsTalk 1490 WOSH radio

FUTURE AIRVENTURE DATES: 2014: July 28-Aug. 3; 2015: July 20-26; 2016: July 25-31; 2017: July 24-30
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