One Week. One Oshkosh!


Airventure 2015 is almost upon us!

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Airventure 2014 is almost upon us! 45 Days and counting…

I just attended the first Webinar: Tips for Flying to Airventure earlier this week…oshmorn2What’s new this year?

Thunderbirds!

  • And TFR’s associated with them Aug 1-3rd, 2014 all the way to 16,000 ft.
  • Crowd lines set back on those days

Airshow Time Change

  • 1:00-4:30 pm on the last Sunday

New Approaches to VFR arrivals near Midway (MDW) and altitudes.

  • But techniques remain the same
  • Altitudes changes to below 2000ft over Chicago Airspace

Managing the Risks

  • *Landing Accident*– still remain high. But nothing that can avoided by practice!
  •  Taxi Accident
  • Take-off Accident

Should you fly to Airventure?

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  • Your recent experience counts. Immensely. Practice. Practice.Practice!
  • VFR Navigation by ground references
  • Holding specified speed and altitude…
  • Non Standard Approach Patterns: Right Traffic
  • Descent on downwind and very short final!
  • No downwind and very short final!
  •  Spot Landings
  • Last Minute Landing Changes— Go Around,

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