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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh RSS FeedThe Bonanzas Have Arrived

Photo by Chris Miller, EAA
Elliot Schippman and Barry Otto rush to assemble their tent after arriving at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2009 as part of the B2Osh mass arrival.

Photo by Chris Miller, EAA
About 137 Beechcraft Bonanzas arrived at the North 40 of Wittman Regional Airport on Saturday as part of the group's 20th annual mass arrival.

July 25, 2009 - Oshkosh, Wisconsin - The largest contingent of Beech Bonanzas ever to arrive en masse at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh started arriving at 2:20 p.m. Saturday, and within 20 minutes were all on the ground.

One hundred thirty-eight planes left for Oshkosh, but one plane had a gear problem and had to divert to another airport. Still, at 137 planes, it is the largest mass arrival of Bonanzas since the group starting flying in together in 1990.

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