Wednesday, July 27, 2011

2011 AirVenture "Takes Off"

Here are the Daily Highlights From OshKosh.

If you're not there already, might be too late to go and get accomodations, but... FYI...


Subject to change without notice

Sunday, July 24

Flight of the Intruder (1991, PG-13), introduced by EAA Chairman Tom Poberezny and EAA President/CEO Rod Hightower. EAA Fly-In Theater, presented by Ford Motor Company, supported by Hamilton Watches, 8:30 p.m.
Dick Rutan: Unscripted & Unplugged. Theater in the Woods, supported by M&Ms, 9 p.m.

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Monday, July 25

Opening Day

ASIMO demonstrations, HondaJet exhibit, 9:30 a.m. & 1:15 p.m.
Afternoon Air Show, presented by Rockwell Collins, 3:30 p.m.
Opening Day Concert, presented by Ford Motor Company: REO Speedwagon, 5:30 p.m.
Air Mail Centennial. Theater in the Woods, supported by M&Ms, 8:15 p.m.
Top Gun (1986, PG), introduced by Tom Huff, Commander, U.S. Navy Test Pilot School. EAA Fly-In Theater, presented by Ford Motor Company, supported by Hamilton Watches, 8:30 p.m.

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Tuesday, July 26

Tribute to Bob Hoover Day

ASIMO demonstrations, HondaJet exhibit, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Afternoon Air Show, presented by Rockwell Collins, 3:30 p.m. (featuring aircraft and maneuvers made legendary by Bob Hoover)
A Tribute to Bob Hoover, hosted by former "Good Morning America" host David Hartman. Theater in the Woods, supported by M&Ms, 8 p.m.
True Grit (2010, PG-13), introduced by executive producer David Ellison (pilot and EAA member). EAA Fly-In Theater, presented by Ford Motor Company, supported by Hamilton Watches, 8:30 p.m.

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Wednesday, July 27

Navy Day

ASIMO demonstrations, HondaJet exhibit, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Old Glory Honor Flight departure to Washington, D.C., from ConocoPhillips Plaza, approx. 8 a.m. (featuring World War II Navy veterans)
Afternoon Air Show, presented by Rockwell Collins, 3:30 p.m. (featuring Naval aircraft spanning 100 years)
Old Glory Honor Flight arrival from Washington, D.C., at ConocoPhillips Plaza, approx. 6 p.m. (featuring World War II Navy veterans)
Salute to Naval Aviation, with former astronauts and Navy pilots, Capt. Gene Cernan and Capt. Jim Lovell, as well as Adm. Gary Roughead, the current U.S. Chief of Naval Operations. Hosted by former "Good Morning America" host David Hartman. Theater in the Woods, supported by M&Ms, 8:20 p.m.
Clear and Present Danger (1994, PG-13), introduced by Harrison Ford (pilot, EAA member, and former EAA Young Eagles chairman). EAA Fly-In Theater, presented by Ford Motor Company, supported by Hamilton Watches, 8:30 p.m.

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Thursday, July 28

Tribute to Burt Rutan Day

ASIMO demonstrations, HondaJet exhibit, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Afternoon Air Show, presented by Rockwell Collins, 3:30 p.m. (featuring Burt Rutan-designed aircraft)
A Tribute to Burt Rutan. Theater in the Woods, supported by M&Ms, 8 p.m.
Airplane! (1980, PG), introduced by Robert Hays, who played "Striker." EAA Fly-In Theater, presented by Ford Motor Company, supported by Hamilton Watches, 8:30 p.m.

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Friday, July 29

Salute to Veterans

First public tours of Boeing 787 Dreamliner anywhere (9:30 a.m. arrival, 6 p.m. departure)
World Symposium on Electric Aircraft, Eagle Hangar, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
ASIMO demonstrations, HondaJet exhibit, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Veterans Parade, Scotts Warbirds Alley to ConocoPhillips Plaza, 2 p.m.
Afternoon Air Show, presented by Rockwell Collins, 3:30 p.m. (an expanded show featuring warbirds from various eras)
Gen. Chuck Yeager. Theater in the Woods, supported by M&Ms, 6:30 p.m.
An Evening With Voyager: 25th Anniversary Celebration. EAA AirVenture Museum, 7 p.m.
Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band, courtesy of Disabled American Veterans and Warbirds of America. Theater in the Woods, supported by M&Ms, 8 p.m.
Red Tails (preview, NR), introduced by Executive Producer George Lucas. EAA Fly-In Theater, presented by Ford Motor Company, supported by Hamilton Watches, 8:30 p.m.
Apollo 13 (1995, PG), introduced by astronauts Gene Cernan and Dick Gordon. EAA Fly-In Theater, presented by Ford Motor Company, supported by Hamilton Watches, 8:30 p.m.

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Saturday, July 30

Super Saturday presented by Southwest Airlines

World Symposium on Electric Aircraft, Nature Center Pavilion, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
ASIMO demonstrations, HondaJet exhibit, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Mass Hot Air Balloon Launch, Ultralight area, 6 a.m.
Runway 5K Run/Walk, 7 a.m.
Afternoon Air Show, presented by Rockwell Collins, 3:30 p.m. (an expanded show featuring warbirds from various eras)
Da BLOOZE Bros, Blues Brothers tribute band. Ford Hangar, 6 p.m.
Aaron Tippin & the "Red, White & Loud Tour", presented by FedEx. Theater in the Woods, supported by M&Ms, 6:45 p.m.
Rockwell Collins Night Air Show featuring Daher-Socata Fireworks and "Wall of Fire," 8:30 p.m.
The Dam Busters (1955, NR). EAA Fly-In Theater, presented by Ford Motor Company, supported by Hamilton Watches, 9:30 p.m.

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Sunday, July 31

Family Day!
(Students ages 6-18 admitted FREE when accompanied by an adult)

ASIMO demonstrations, HondaJet exhibit, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Military Scramble: Organized departure of military aircraft
Afternoon Air Show, presented by Rockwell Collins, 2 p.m.

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