Oshkosh 2012

by Josh on July 26, 2012

One week out of every year, over 500,000 loyal aviation enthusiasts, pilots, and guests make the journey from around the world to Wittman Regional Airport for the worlds largest airshow most know as, Oshkosh! This year Oshkosh’s mixture is at full rich from July 23-29th hosting some of the biggest names in aviation, from Cessna to Cirrus on the ground and Sean D. Tucker to the Aeroshell team in the air, Oshkosh will have it all!

As you may know, Oshkosh will be hosting the latest and greatest in aviation brands, from Cessna, Piper, and Cirrus to David Clark and Foreflight! Cessna is proud to present this year the Discover Flying Challenge, in which eight of Cessna’s new 162 Skycatcher’s and eight carefully selected pilots departed Wichita for various sections of the country to promote general aviation! Also, Cirrus is at Oshkosh promoting their soon to be released Vision jet.

Oshkosh will have something for all ages and interests! There will be day camps for the kids hosted by the local YMCA and aviation workshops, activities and seminars for the adults. This year if you are interested in workshops there will be some woodworking workshops, welding workshops and sheet metal workshops! There will also be airplane and helicopter rides, and a runway 5k run!

There will be many great seminars at Oshkosh, but one you cannot miss is m0a.com’s Jason Schappert giving his famous “How to Handle in Flight Emergencies” presentation. On top of it being a great presentation, it is also an FAA WINGS credit approved seminar! You can catch this amazing presentation on July 28 from 8:30am to 9:45am in Forum Pavilion 11. Don’t miss it!

There are things at Oshkosh for everyone this year weather your flying in for it or driving, you will always have something to do or someone with similar interests to talk to! Remember if your flying you own airplane in for the event, there are only limited spaces so get there before there gone! To find out more about the event, visit www.airventure.org. This year is going to be one you don’t want to miss!

-”A Good Pilot is Always Learning”

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