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    As Paul notes, frequency assignments don't change...

    As Paul notes, frequency assignments don't change often, but they do change. The listed source from 2015 has former frequencies for Oshkosh Ground Control (now 132.3) and the Fond du Lac ATIS (now...
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    Those aren't golf carts

    Bill,
    That area is used for testing and storage of (many!) Oshkosh Corp. vehicles.
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    Hi Jeff, An FAA website that allows...

    Hi Jeff,
    An FAA website that allows searching of traffic counts records is https://aspm.faa.gov/opsnet/sys/Main.asp. The site is a little quirky, but allows traffic count selection by day,...
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    Jeff is correct that OSH traffic volumes "the...

    Jeff is correct that OSH traffic volumes "the rest of the year" don't approach AirVenture levels. As with most towered airports, there can be many hours with little aircraft activity. But even...
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    Hi Carl, I had dinner at Sleepy Hollow...

    Hi Carl,
    I had dinner at Sleepy Hollow campground last night with a group of Trimotor pilots who gathered there. The park had a total of twelve motorhomes/campers/RV's and one tent. It was a...
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    New Bus Service to Oshkosh

    Those coming to AirVenture via airline may be interested in new, twice-daily bus service that Amtrak started today between Milwaukee and Green Bay, with a stop in Oshkosh. Tickets can be purchased...
  7. Thread: Flying In

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    Falcon21: Great that you are making plans...

    Falcon21:
    Great that you are making plans for a flight into AirVenture! EAA has a tradition of never turning away a showplane, and that includes your '67 Cessna. Hard-working volunteers in...
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    Guy, Great that you are planning ahead for...

    Guy,
    Great that you are planning ahead for AirVenture! You are very welcome to fly in and you will be able to camp, but just not "under the wing" (er, rotor).

    EAA loves helicopters! ...
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    Juan, The NOTAM only pertains to the period...

    Juan,
    The NOTAM only pertains to the period from 6 AM Friday, 7/21, through Noon on Monday, 7/31.

    Quite a few aircraft do arrive in the General Aviation Camping area in the days before...
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    Md11pilot: The 2017 NOTAM Fisk VFR arrival...

    Md11pilot:
    The 2017 NOTAM Fisk VFR arrival procedure has a change for where transponders are to be set to Standby by aircraft not equipped with ADS-B Out; they can now be left on until Ripon and...
  11. Note that per NOTAM page 1, the Monday to Friday...

    Note that per NOTAM page 1, the Monday to Friday airshows are scheduled to end at 6:30 PM and "arrivals at Wittman Regional Airport are normally resumed 30 minutes after each afternoon airshow." ...
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    NOTAM is now online

    The 2016 AirVenture NOTAM is now online at www.eaa.org/en/airventure/eaa-fly-in-flying-to-oshkosh/eaa-airventure-oshkosh-notam

    A link to order the free, printed-booklet version of the NOTAM will...
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    Shannon, Glad to hear that you are planning...

    Shannon,
    Glad to hear that you are planning your trip to AirVenture!

    The (soon to be released!) AirVenture NOTAM is your basic planning document and it lists general times for the Large...
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    NOTAM in the works

    The 2016 AirVenture NOTAM is awaiting a few changes by FAA, hopefully to be resolved in the next few days.

    While the basic VFR arrival procedure will be much the same as in prior years, there are...
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    As listed on page one of the AirVenture NOTAM,...

    As listed on page one of the AirVenture NOTAM, aircraft parking area status is available at www.airventure.org/aircraftparking.
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    Valflier, Because of your post, I tried the...

    Valflier,
    Because of your post, I tried the download and had a similar problem. I retried the download and found that more of the file was loaded each time, with the whole file loaded after...
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    "The guy in tracon" is likely the least of your...

    "The guy in tracon" is likely the least of your concerns. The lakeshore route has always been very busy and a recent change has compressed its two-way traffic even more. Since February 6th of this...
  18. Eric, While Flight Line Operations...

    Eric,
    While Flight Line Operations volunteers make every effort to keep the North Forty aircraft parking areas open to new arrivals, no one can predict when or if these areas will fill. Other...
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    Alex, Great that you are planning to fly to...

    Alex,
    Great that you are planning to fly to AirVenture this year!
    If you need (as opposed to just want) to taxi only on hard surfaces, you should be sure to tell the ATC controller while...
  20. To turbopilot, and others reading this thread: ...

    To turbopilot, and others reading this thread: You can plan your AirVenture trip and be confident that you will have a "quality experience."

    Regarding being "turned around at Fisk with the...
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    Andrew, Congratulations on your efforts...

    Andrew,

    Congratulations on your efforts to bring these historic aircraft back to AirVenture!

    Some years ago, Ned Kensinger confirmed to me that his beloved "Tater Chip," N31E, was...
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    Red Plastic gas jugs

    Don't be too casual with red plastic gas jugs! A very dear friend of mine who was an EAA Chapter 34 member suffered severe burns while fueling his Luscombe using large, red, plastic gas jugs which...
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    I had this problem when using an ICOM handheld...

    I had this problem when using an ICOM handheld with their headset adapter cable and special push-to-talk switch (which uses a smaller plug). My old Telex headset would work OK, but my David Clark...
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    Still there

    Ryan,
    The Sport Aviation archives are still available in the Members Only section of Oshkosh 365. You might need to "sign in" again, but should find the archived issues just as before -- a...
  25. Jim, Irony was quite apparent to most of us...

    Jim,
    Irony was quite apparent to most of us who attended the "Celebration of Flight" at Kitty Hawk in 2003. All of the flight activity planned in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the...
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