Category Archives: Airventure 2015

Ending at the beginning

Now that I have worked my way through the photos and videos on my camera, phone, Ipad and Stormy’s phone I find myself left with a few goodies that did not fit in the earlier posts. I compiled the good … Continue reading

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Another photo spread

While I think of more to tell you about our trip, here is a slideshow with more photos from Oshkosh.

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Stormy Shines

This is a post for Bob and “Show Girl” West Works Wonders Stormy was concerned that the bugs who hitched a ride on Show Girl from North Carolina would prove detrimental during the judging.  As soon as she landed he … Continue reading

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Fabric Covering 101

As far as mechanical skills go, I am the kind of person who can be reciting the “lefty loosey, righty tighty” mantra under my breath while still turning the screw backwards.  I am so bad at working with tools that … Continue reading

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USAF Honor Guard at Oshkosh

One of the real treats at the airshow this year was the Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team.   This is the first year that I have seen them perform at this airshow and they are excellent.  I tried to get … Continue reading

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A photo interlude

I’ve added some more photos from our trip below.  Let me explain about the skydiving photo.  During the show a group of over 100 skydivers made 2 attempts to set a skydiving formation record.  You can read about their efforts … Continue reading

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A soft landing

The blimp has not made an appearance at Oshkosh for a couple of years so I was excited to see the newest one (Wingfoot One) land at the show this year.  It is a beautiful airship, but the lighted screen … Continue reading

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