Air Shows & EventsAirVenturefeatures_oldEAA AirVenture 2009 Galleries: Day TwoBy Editorial Staff - Published: July 27, 20090PrintEmailFacebookTwitterLinkedin EAA AirVenture 2009 officially opened to the public today, and you know what that means – lots of stuff to see! Join us as we wander the show grounds.CLICK FOR LARGER INDIVIDUAL IMAGES EACH IMAGE WILL OPEN IN A NEW WINDOWThe Thunderbird #8 jet sits waiting for the next day of display.Leave it to Burt Rutan to come up with a design like this.Ever had a staring contest with an F-16?Aircraft are flying overhead all day.A line of helicopters at the ultralight runway await their next flights.Taking off.Coming down for a landing for all the people watching. No pressure.Maintenance crew cleans their F-16 for the show.A shiny Ercoupe sits on display in AeroShell Square.This is the view from the AVwebCam. (Watch live here.)People crowd around Elvis, a fire-fighting Skycrane.WhiteKnightTwo makes a perfect touchdown for its public debut.WhiteKnightTwo is about to be pulled into AeroShell Square.A perfectly restored Pitcairn Autogiro.A Lancaster stares toward the sky.A P-51 Mustang waits for the looming weather.ICON Aircraft displays their flying test aircraft.This color is usually reserved for a Cub.The Bell 47s are busy flying rides all day.A formation of airplanes flies over the show.