EAA Oshkosh Air Show, in the Air

Seeing static planes in a museum is all well and good, but the great thing about the Oshkosh EAA Air Show is that everything here FLIES, and there are constant flightline demonstrations all afternoon. Some photos.

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For one week a year, Oshkosh airport is the busiest in the world

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B-17 Flying Fortress

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A-4 Skyhawk

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Aerobatic team in Canadian Harvard trainers

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Ford Trimotor, taking paying passengers for a spin

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Aerobatics show

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Seaplane

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US Forest Service tanker plane for fighting forest fires

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Aerobatics

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A large flight of military trainers

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B-29 “Fifi”, the only remaining airworthy Superfortress

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C-5 Galaxy

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Soviet L-39 jet trainer

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A flight of jet trainers

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“Japanese Zero”, actually an AT-6 painted in Japanese livery

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Autogyro

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A trio of Russian and American jets

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Yak-52’s

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A-10 Warthog

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P-51 Mustang

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A-1 Skyraider

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Yak-9

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B-25 Mitchell

 

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3 thoughts on “EAA Oshkosh Air Show, in the Air

  1. An instant after I shot the photo of the fire tanker, it dropped a load of water, which I didn’t know it was gonna do. So I missed the shot. 😦

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