AeroShell, Soucy, Leff light the Oshkosh night sky

July 31, 2012

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    Using lights to illuminate smoke, the AeroShell Aerobatic Team dazzled the crowd at EAA AirVenture July 28.

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    AeroShell Aerobatic Team performs a formation loop during the night show at EAA AirVenture.

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    Bill Leff prepares for takeoff in his AT-6 equipped with wingtip fireworks launchers at EAA AirVenture.

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    Lights illuminate the engine compartment of the AT-6 Texans flown by the AeroShell Aerobatic Team at EAA AirVenture.

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    Gene Soucy’s Grumman “Showcat” biplane launches fireworks into the night at EAA AirVenture.

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    Gene Soucy’s Grumman “Showcat” biplane deploys a combination of smoke and fireworks.

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    Gene Soucy’s Grumman “Showcat” wows the crowd in a loop, smoke on, wings blazing.

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    Gene Soucy pilots his Grumman “Showcat” biplane in the night show at EAA AirVenture.

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    Gene Soucy pilots his Grumman “Showcat” biplane in the night show at EAA AirVenture.

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    Bill Leff pushes his AT-6 Texan through a loop with wings blazing.

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    Bill Leff performs a night show at EAA AirVenture.

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    Bill Leff launches fireworks from his AT-6 Texan.

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    Bill Leff performs at EAA AirVenture.

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    Fireworks filled the night sky during the July 28 show at EAA AirVenture.

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    Fireworks filled the night sky during the July 28 show at EAA AirVenture.

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    Gene Soucy’s “Showcat” silhouetted against a wall of fire touched off during the finale of the night show July 28 at EAA AirVenture.