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Old 08-02-2016, 03:04 PM
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Default Oshkosh 2016 trip writeup

I finally, after 30 plus years, made it to the biggest airshow in the world. To fly there in an airplane you built by yourself in the garage made it even more special. Van's Aircraft was celebrating the 30th anniversary of the very successful RV-6 model, and boy were there a lot of RV's there. I committed to going early enough to clear my busy schedule and take off for the week.

The rest of the write up is here.

All of the photos are here.
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Old 08-02-2016, 04:42 PM
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My wife and I enjoyed your write up and photos. This was her first visit to Osh and we went by (land-based) RV. After seeing your photos, I think she is excited for me to finish the 7 so that we can travel by air!
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Old 08-02-2016, 05:16 PM
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Great to meet you in person Bruce!!!
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Old 08-02-2016, 05:27 PM
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Nice write up and photos, and likewise, nice to meet you. See you next year!
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Old 08-02-2016, 08:10 PM
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One of the best writeups I've seen . Thanks Bruce
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Old 08-02-2016, 11:17 PM
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I'm jealous! What an adventure.
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Old 08-03-2016, 06:51 AM
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Great write up Bruce! Love all the pics!
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Old 08-03-2016, 08:33 AM
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Thanks for the excellent write up and pics. What an adventure!
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Old 08-03-2016, 08:46 AM
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Bruce,

Very well done! Loved the write up and the pictures were great as well. Thanks for sharing your experience.
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Old 08-03-2016, 09:08 AM
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Great writeup Bruce! Thanks for sharing; I enjoyed all the photos, too!
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