As AirVenture 2011 begins to wind down, we look back over a week of airplanes, camaraderie, and new product roll-outs that appeal to the gadget geek lurking inside every pilot. Our AirVenture intern Adam is already home by now, but he left behind this exciting batch of photos centered on the afternoon air shows to help us look back on a terrific show.
Everyone loves Oshkosh.
Michael Goulian performs in the afternoon air show.
An Aeroshell T-6 Texan touches down after the show.
A Shrike as part of the tribute to Bob Hoover.
Airplanes aren't the only thing at Oshkosh.
The air shows never get boring.
The Aeroshell team performing their formation air show.
Many aircraft through Naval aviation history.
AVweb's Jeff Van West tries out the new Redbird Xwind simulator.
This gear can handle a landing at a descent rate of almost 1,000 feet per minute.
The cockpit of a C-9. Almost seems ancient, doesn't it?
This used to carry mail around the country.
This would be a fun toy.
The beautiful radial engine on a Stearman.
Duggy, the "Smile in the Sky."
The legendary wall of fire.
The Mustangs rest quietly at sunset.