As AirVenture 2012 gets underway, AVweb takes in the sights of arriving airplanes and campers settling in for the long haul.
A TBM Avenger sits on static display in Scott's Warbird Alley.
T-34s are parked in Warbirds awaiting AirVenture 2012's opening day attendees.
Two RVs receive fuel for an early morning flight around Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
The 100th Piaggio Avanti sits in ConocoPhillips Plaza on static display before its showcase flight opens the daily air show.
The Orbis DC-10 flying hospital rolls out on runway 36L at Oshkosh.
A formation of four RVs fly over the Orbis DC-10 as it is towed into ConocoPhillips Plaza.
The nose gunner position of Panchito, a B-25 sponsored by the Disabled American Veterans.
Co-pilot's seat in an SNJ-5 parked on the Warbirds ramp.
An A-4 Skyhawk is towed into its parking spot by Warbirds volunteer ground crew.
A spectator enjoys the shade next to an experimental ultralight aircraft.
A row of aircraft are displayed in the Ultralight section at AirVenture.
This Junkers JU-52 flew into Oshkosh from Germany. Attendees were allowed to tour the interior of the aircraft.
The famous four-ship AeroShell Demonstration team performed aerobatics in the first daily air show of AirVenture 2012.
Mike Goulian flies his aerobatic routine in his Extra 330C for spectators at the afternoon air show.
John Mohr performs his famous barnstorming routine in a 1943 stock Stearman PT-17.
Mohr puts his Stearman through its paces in an almost vertical climb during the air show.