Aircraft Will Honor Heritage as Part of Naval Aviation Celebration at EAA AirVenture 2011

"Navy Day" on July 27 will feature a variety of legendary naval aircraft spanning the past 100 years, showcased in the afternoon air show and spotlighted throughout the week.

The 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation’s mission is to raise national Naval Aviation awareness and honor a century of mission-ready men and women throughout the 2011 Centennial of Naval Aviation. As a result of regionally based events and educational displays, the Foundation will recognize unique Naval Aviation achievements throughout the past 100 years as well as provide resources for national involvement in the Centennial of Naval Aviation.

EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH is The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration and EAA’s yearly membership convention. Additional EAA AirVenture information, including advance ticket and camping purchase, is available online at EAA members receive lowest prices on admission rates. For more information on EAA and its programs, call 1-800-JOIN-EAA (1-800-564-6322) or visit Immediate news is available at

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