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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh RSS Feed43 Cessnas Complete Mass Arrival

Photo by Chris Miller, EAA
An AirVenture ground marshal directs one of the Cessna aircraft into their North 40 parking area. Approximately 43 Cessnas flew into Oshkosh Saturday as part of their fourth annual mass arrival.

July 25, 2009 - Oshkosh, Wisconsin - Forty three Cessnas arrived en masse Saturday at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2009, with the first one, a Skyhawk, pulling into its parking spot in the North 40 at 2:35 p.m. Within 10 minutes, the group of 43 planes and 107 people were all on the ground.

The group left Juneau, Wisconsin, for the trek to Oshkosh, and included a variety of Cessnas, from 172s to 310s. They came from all across the United States, as well as Canada.

Craig Chiple organized the flight. This is the fourth year Cessnas have made a massed arrival at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.

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