The AVweb team started a little early on our AirVenture coverage this year, with contributor Andrew Zaback riding up alongside Cubs 2 Oshkosh. Strap in and share the journey with some of his photos.
Cubs from all over the country flew to Hartford Municipal Airport in Hartford, Wisconsin to stage for the mass arrival to Oshkosh.
The classic hubcap on the J-3 Cub.
Two Cubs fly in formation over the Cub parking area in Hartford.
The L-4 Grasshopper, a military version of a J-3, flew in to take part in the mass arrival.
Stars streak over a Navy NE-1 while its pilot enjoys the camaraderie of other Cub owners at a social.
On a few of the Cubs that arrived, there were custom paint jobs. This one commemorated the Cub's 75th birthday.
A spectator looks on as Cubs line up and depart from Hartford Airport early Sunday morning.
The president of the Cub Club, Steve Krog, launched Cubs using hand gestures and a blaze orange flag.
A family arrives to Oshkosh in their split-tail Beechcraft Bonanza.
Volunteers from Ford and EAA prepare the stage for the Monday evening concert with the Steve Miller Band.
An exhibitor prepares for opening day, unloading demo products and display boards.
Wooden models out for sale in an exhibitor hangar.
Saitek prepares flight simulators for attendees to demo their products.
Homebuilt RV aircraft are parked in the homebuilt camping section after their mass arrival today.
RVs sit on static display in homebuilt parking.
A Shrike Commander is towed through ConocoPhillips Plaza for static display.