EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
The EAA AirVenture Oshkosh ( often Oshkosh Airshow ) is a seven-day, annually from the last Monday in July at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh (Wisconsin ) organized air show. Organizer is the Experimental Aircraft Association.
The first organized by the EAA Aviation meeting took place in 1953 in Milwaukee. From 1959, these meetings were held in Rockford ( Illinois). Also this place was too small by the ever-growing popularity, and so they went in 1970 to Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The original name was The EAA Annual Convention and Fly - In. Originally this was a meeting of EAA members. When this restriction was lifted, however, the name was changed in 1998 at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.
The event is considered the largest air show for private planes. Over 800 exhibitors, up to 16,000 aircraft and 600,000 visitors were registered. The tower of the airport shall be during the event as the world with the most controlled flight movements.
Due to the success of " Oshkosh " found in Tannheim in southern Germany every year, the already well-known among German pilots Tannkosh place in which meet up to 1,000 aircraft at a small grass strip - commercial airfield.