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  1. We lucked out. From the Weather Service Severe...

    We lucked out. From the Weather Service Severe Storm Summary (https://www.weather.gov/grb/072821_severe_event)

    Widespread 80 to 90 mph straight-line wind damage was analyzed in Omro and...
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    App says “no data found” on all the forums I...

    App says “no data found” on all the forums I selected. It won’t even show the forums in the schedule page. Even deleted app and reinstalled. Still get “no data found”. Fortunately AirVenture Today...
  3. Thread: Flying to A/V

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    I’m at the show. You can always do what one guy...

    I’m at the show. You can always do what one guy did. Get lost “Just crossed highway 41, heading 270 east of the field” anyhow, the controller fond him by having him fly directly over the field. Was...
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    Thanks for the update! Any news on aircraft...

    Thanks for the update! Any news on aircraft camping (North 40, Vintage, etc.)?
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    It is indeed very special to fly into Oshkosh!...

    It is indeed very special to fly into Oshkosh! Hope you have a great flight and a great time and even pick up some great swag!
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    Not sure what he's talking about or what your...

    Not sure what he's talking about or what your question is. You can order a shirt that says "I flew to Oshkosh" without ever going to the show. (See https://www.eaa.org/Shop). I ordered and have one...
  7. Thread: Flying to A/V

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    Practice your right pattern turns, downwind to...

    Practice your right pattern turns, downwind to base and base to final. The approach into Runway 27 comes around the north. The controllers will change your directions suddenly ("Turn base now!, turn...
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    Find one of the security folks that usually hang...

    Find one of the security folks that usually hang out at the entrance to the hangars. I saw one guy step out into the aisle and grab an elderly gentlemen by the elbow and move him towards their booth....
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    I can see our plane and tents in North 40. And...

    I can see our plane and tents in North 40. And the swamp that was between us and the bath house.
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    What a great video! You must be very proud of...

    What a great video! You must be very proud of him. I'm glad that a young man of his caliber is serving our country at the USNA.
  11. Thread: New Maps

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    Interesting. If you take a look at the current...

    Interesting. If you take a look at the current Google Maps Earth view of AirVenture, it looks like a 2018 picture. Not sure though.

    I tell people I'm going to see a little ol' airshow up in...
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    I came in on a Saturday night two years ago and...

    I came in on a Saturday night two years ago and got a spot (tent camping), right next to the camping check-in entrance. There were plenty of spots there and further out.

    Of course, had just driven...
  13. Thread: New Maps

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    All I can say is how grateful I am to you tram...

    All I can say is how grateful I am to you tram drivers and conductors. Without you, I'd see way less of AV and my feet would be more tired. I get to sit in the shade, talk to interesting people,...
  14. A post above talked about the transportation...

    A post above talked about the transportation being free. However, I know that the bus to Seaplane base has a small fee. Bring cash.

    Also, solely tent camping areas seem to be sparse and becoming...
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    Nope. I can't find the link where it says that...

    Nope. I can't find the link where it says that (probably on the forum here somewhere too), but you just have to sync by hand.
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    https://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/eaa-fly-in-flyin...

    https://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/eaa-fly-in-flying-to-oshkosh/ground-operations/tying-down-aircraft
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    I've never noticed the Gold Lot before. Is it...

    I've never noticed the Gold Lot before. Is it open to general parking, and is it less crowded at the morning rush? I know it's a bit of a hike back up to show center, but the walk's good for me (and...
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    The Monday night concert consists of artists that...

    The Monday night concert consists of artists that are fresh and very talented. I would just as soon not hear the Beach Boys again or another zombie band. Being a wanna-be musician, it is great to...
  19. Thread: Flying In

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    Sometimes when the North 40 is full, ATC won't...

    Sometimes when the North 40 is full, ATC won't let folks in, even if they're going to park at Vintage. Last year, ATC wouldn't let her land so she went to Fond-du-Lac, then flew into OSH the next day.
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    Thanks for the heads up. I usually try to avoid...

    Thanks for the heads up. I usually try to avoid that center area anyhow. There's a lot of heavy stuff being moved around.
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    Yep. Sorry I just used EAA's headline and should...

    Yep. Sorry I just used EAA's headline and should have made it clearer it was restricted before Monday. I get in early Sunday and spend the day watching arrivals and scoping out the grounds for what I...
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    New Grounds Access Rules

    Hi Folks,

    I got this notice about new grounds access rules. I can see why they did it, but getting from front ticket area to the flight line will require walking around outside the fence.
  23. Thread: Ice Sales

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    This just showed up on the volunteer ...

    This just showed up on the volunteer page...
    Delivering & Selling Ice

    We are looking for a non-profit/volunteer group to deliver & sell ice from July 19- July 30th. Volunteers will need to be...
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    Thank you, Cary! I'll be sure to check it out.

    Thank you, Cary! I'll be sure to check it out.
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    I'm going to be checking out noise-cancelling...

    I'm going to be checking out noise-cancelling headsets. I finally got a decent pair of prescription sunglasses where the ear parts don't stick out too far. I really like my earplug-style headset...
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