EAA AirVenture 2009 Galleries: Day Two

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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.


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The 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.