Monday, 24 July 2017

EAA Airventure 2017 at Oshkosh

While not New Zealand civil aviation, I thought readers would be interested in the largest airshow in the world that is taking place all this week at Oshkosh, WI.  I guess a lot of Kiwis will be there.

A link that I found that gave quite good coverage is at:

I think one of the most impressive aircraft was the "Screamin Sasquatch" Jet Waco Taperwing (similar looking to Marty Cantlon's ZK-WTW), which has a P&W 985 radial engine plus a General Electric J85 jet engine from a Learjet 24 which together give a power to weight ratio of better than 1:1!

But actually everything at Oshkosh is impressive!


  1. They are nice videos, shame it looks like they visited Airventure in 2016!

    1. Oh Dear I did search for EAA Airventure 20017 and I also looked up that the Jet Waco Taperwing is going to be at the 20017 airshow but I will bow to your superior knowledge. I must try and do better!

    2. I just looked at the publish date under the video on the youtube page. Great blog by the way!

  2. My blog has a couple of links to it for live streaming this years event. It's been entertaining monitoring the tower and Fisk as the ballizon aeroplanes converge on this aviation Mecca!