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EAA AirVenture 2009 Galleries: Day One

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EAA AirVenture is not yet open to the public, but we took advantage of the day to talk with vendors and attendees preparing for show. We also armed AVweb intern Adam Cutler with a camera and set him loose on an unsuspecting Oshkosh.


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A Cessna 180 taxis past the road to its parking spot.

Lots of airplanes are being towed down the main road for displays.

The Civil Air Patrol briefs for marshalling airplanes.

Craig Schiller makes sure the Tri-motor is shiny for the show.

The DC-3s are here and more to come!

Assembly of the stage for the Doobie Brothers is underway.

Honda shrouds their jet in secrecy before the show opens.

Lots of people gather to watch airplanes land.

A Mooney flies past the VOR on its final approach.

North 40 full of airplanes.

A reenactment camp is almost finished.

Vans RV-10 just about to touch down.

Workers prepare the Dornier SeaStar for the show.

This lot will soon be full of more RVs.

... That didn't take long!

The world's busiest control tower.

Towing a Bonanza to the display.

A Cessna Caravan amphibian is towed to the Cessna booth.

The Weeks hangar will soon be full of air show planes.

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