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AirVenture 2012 Photo Gallery

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With AirVenture 2012 in full swing, it was tough to find time to snap a few photos just for fun but somehow we managed.

Planes are lined up in the South 40 campground.

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A Piper PA-30 Twin Commanche taxis to the South 40 Campground.

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Sikorsky displays a mock-up of its new Raider Helicopter.

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The Sikorsky Raider has a non-traditional anti-torque rotor.

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Spectators swarm the C-17 from Wright Patterson Air Force Base to take a look inside.

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Duggy, the "Smile in the Sky," taxis to the runway for take-off.

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Light helicopters fly patterns around the Ultralight and Light Sport grass runway before the daily air show.

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One helicopter pilot hover-taxis after flying the closed traffic pattern.

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Air traffic controllers have two aircraft hold short while an aircraft lands on runway 36.

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An experimental Hiperlight is pulled out of the Ultralight camp for eventual departure.

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Beech Staggerwings are lined up in the Vintage Aircraft camping area.

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The front cockpit of a Fairchid M-62 with an L-2 Grasshopper visible in the rearview mirror.

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A cool paint scheme on an RV.

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A JU-52 banks away from the crowd during the afternoon showcase.

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Attendees camp under the wing of every imaginable general aviation aircraft, including this DC-3.

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A Fairchild M-62 on static display in Vintage Aircraft parking.

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