Oshkosh 2018 https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/ Oshkosh 2018 It Isn't Always Sunny in Oshkosh Randy Brooks spent a cold wet day directing airplane traffic. Luckily, other days were better. Oshkosh couldn't run without its dedicated cadre of more than 5,000 volunteers. https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235127 205235127 You never know who you'll meet in Wisconsin Walt Halloran and Gary Baker had a long 12-hour day of flying while dodging storms on Saturday. They finally had to drive the last hour to get to Oshkosh, and who were the first people they saw when they finally stopped to get something to eat? https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235109 205235109 Crowded Airspace Oshkosh traffic on Sunday, trying to fly in https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235121 205235121 Lutz's Campsite You can tell that the Lutz Family are pros! They know how to set up a campsite. https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235110 205235110 So do the Metro Warbirds Chapter member Bernie Ockuly enjoyed the hospitality at the Metro Warbirds camp and cookout. https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235112 205235112 Metro Warbirds They're real. It's a thing! https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235120 205235120 Metro Warbirds Brats and Corn Night Monday night, the Metro Warbirds held their Brats and Corn on the Cob at their huge campsite of twenty planes and sixty people. Anyone was welcome! https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235118 205235118 Eagles in the Museum Airplanes everywhere, outside and inside https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235111 205235111 Balloon Glow The Hancheck Family enjoyed Monday night's Balloon Glow. https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235113 205235113 Dustin Lynch Concert For the past 13 years, the opening-night concert sponsored by Ford Motor Company has provided a rousing start to the weeklong celebration of flight at Oshkosh.This year?s concert was on Boeing Plaza with Maddie & Tae, followed by Dustin Lynch. https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235114 205235114 Paul's New Plane? Paul Lutz and his two daughters spent some time in Fightertown USA. They found Paul's next plane, in the form of this North American P-51! https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235115 205235115 Does it get any better? Friends and Airplanes: Gary Baker, Walt Halloran, Jeff Paden, Dana Paden, Rick Katai (honorary chapter member for the week. He lives in Euclid, so we cut him some slack.) Gary and Rick had just completed the mission of flying Gary's RV-6 into Oshkosh on Sunday. https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235116 205235116 Military, too Yep, there were a couple of military planes there, too. https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235117 205235117 "Doc" The Lutz Family in front of the newly restored B-29, "Doc." https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235119 205235119 Deb & Sean Deb Tomsheck was privileged to meet Young Eagles Chairman and aerobatic pilot, Sean Tucker. https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235122 205235122 Deb & Matt Tomsheck Cessna 170's were celebrating their 70th birthday this year at Oshkosh, so, of course, Deb and Matt had to show off their 170, complete with plane-specific towels. Talk to Deb; she can hook you up with your own (towels, not plane!) https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235123 205235123 Lutz Ladies The Lutz ladies were a part of Women Venture. https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235124 205235124 One Week Wonder, Take two They couldn't have built it without Gary Baker, and a few thousand of his closest friends. https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235126 205235126 Tuskegee Airmen Mimi Lutz asked for an autograph from Colonel Charles McGee, a Red Tail Tuskegee Airman. His advice was "Be the Best" https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235464 205235464 At The Ford Track Hanchecks found a different way to get around. https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235628 205235628 Waiting on the the flight line What's Oshkosh without a comfy seat waiting for the airshow to start? https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235650 205235650 Could you ask for a better day? It was a good week! https://www.846.eaachapter.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205235125 205235125