Postcards from Oshkosh -Saturday "T-2"


Interesting airplanes
Interesting airplanes are poking their heads out into the sunlight!

Hummelbird at OSH
Contrary to what many believe , not all homebuilts are RV’s! Here a brave Hummelbird anchors a row of its much larger metal brethren.
Oshkosh preparations
Exhibitors worked hard all day set up for the show. Despite the traffic and apparent chaos, we predict everything will be ready for Monday’s official opening.
Oshkosh arch gate
The Brown Arch is ready to welcome visitors from all over the world.
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Paul Dye
Paul Dye, KITPLANES® Editor at Large, retired as a Lead Flight Director for NASA’s Human Space Flight program, with 40 years of aerospace experience on everything from Cubs to the Space Shuttle. An avid homebuilder, he began flying and working on airplanes as a teen and has experience with a wide range of construction techniques and materials. He flies an RV-8 and SubSonex jet that he built, an RV-3 that he built with his pilot wife, as well as a Dream Tundra and an electric Xenos motorglider they completed. Currently, they are building an F1 Rocket. A commercially licensed pilot, he has logged over 6000 hours in many different types of aircraft and is an A&P, FAA DAR, EAA Tech Counselor and Flight Advisor; he was formerly a member of the Homebuilder’s Council. He consults and collaborates in aerospace operations and flight-testing projects across the country.


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