Sunday 2013 AirVenture

One of the great things to do at AirVenture is sit your rear down alongside a runway and watch the arriving aircraft come streaming in. I found time this afternoon to park my camping stool in front of the green dot on runway 27, a near perfect spot to watch the show. Who needs an airshow when there’s a half dozen planes on downwind & base and another 3 or 4 or 5 …. on final. It’s a sight to behold.

IMG_3662I did manage to finally pull myself away from rating the arriving aircraft so I could check out some beautiful tails, cowls, and more.

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IMG_3678The T-6’s should get 1st place for gorgeous cowls and original artwork. Course they’re the only warbirds I had time to take in today but I loved what I saw.

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IMG_3683Found this Bamboo Bomber (above) sittin’ pretty along side a Cessna T-50 (below). Both rare and beautiful old twin taildraggers.

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I’m looking forward to the official opening day at AirVenture tomorrow and visiting with some lady taildragger pilots. Let me know if you’re here and have time to get together. LadyTaildraggers@gmail.com

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