Naval Celebrations, Tributes to Rutan & Hoover Among Many Top Highlights for EAA AirVenture 2011

Among the themed days are tributes to aviation pioneers and legends Burt Rutan and Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, as well as a “Navy Day” as part of the week-long Centennial of Naval Aviation festivities.


Saturday, July 30 – Return of the Night Air Show: After a widely popular debut in 2010, the Night Air Show returns with an all-star cast of air show performers putting on a stunning display of precision aerobatics accompanied by pyrotechnics. Fireworks will again close out the evening.

Sunday, July 31 – Military Scramble: Prior to the afternoon air show on AirVenture’s final day, dozens of military aircraft will leave Oshkosh with an organized departure that gives attendees one final look at seeing these majestic aircraft in flight.

Advance purchase admission tickets and camping for AirVenture 2011 are now available at a discounted rate at www.airventure.org/tickets.

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 www.airventure.org. 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 www.eaa.org. Immediate news is available at www.twitter.com/EAAupdate.

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