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Aircraft of the ages

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    During the airshow a Stearman biplane spews smoke behind a C-17 Globemaster III.

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    A member admires the Tornado Sweepstakes Husky.

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    Arriving in style.

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    B-25 Panchito appears shined up for the occasion.

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    Baby Carmen joins other warbirds.

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    Burt Rutan's Boomerang draws attention.

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    Kristen Seaman helps a member in the AOPA Tent.

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    Redbird's flight simulator stays busy in the AOPA tent.

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    Spectators can walk among hundreds of aircraft.

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    Suzy lines up for AirVenture.

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    Taildragger heaven.

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    The bright orange stands out among all of the yellow Piper Cubs.

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    The Tornado Husky enjoys the afternoon airshow.

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    This beauty could spark airplane envy among the happiest of aircraft owners_horizontal.

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    Welcome all Cubs...or C-17s. Maybe the Cubs are inside the Globemaster.

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    Visitors enter the Orbis flying eye hospital, a Douglas DC-10.

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    Duggy the DC-3 smiles down on the AirVenture crowd.

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    The tails of a C-17 and a C-46 bracket the Oshkosh control tower.

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    Cessna unveils its Turbo 182 NXT.

At few other places in the world can pilots see the diversity of aviation like they can at EAA AirVenture each summer in Oshkosh, Wis. That’s why people travel from all over the world to attend—some flying their personal aircraft. This year is no exception, with antique and warbird aircraft, the newest models on the market like the Cessna Turbo 182 NXT, and demonstrations of today’s military prowess like the C-17 Globemaster. Take a look at the sampling of some of the aircraft on display at AirVenture.

AOPA ePublishing staff

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Topics: EAA AirVenture, Events, Aviation Industry

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