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OSHKOSH 2009


The 2009 Oshkosh AirVenture event exceeded all expectations. Final tabulations at the end of the week indicate that more than 10,000 airplanes arrived at Oshkosh and surrounding airports during the week to attnd or take part in the event. Showplanes totaled 2,652 which included 1,023 homebuilt aircraft, 1,007 vintage irplanes, 365 warbirds, 118 ultralights 99 seaplanes, 36 aerobatic aircraft and 16 roorcraft. There were 750 commercial eshibitors. Attendance during the week was 578,000.

Foreign countries were well represented in the attendance with 2,182 registering at the international tent from 75 different nations. Canada , of course was highest with 700 and well represented in show aircraft. South Africa had 220 and Autralia 208. Total campers, ttaled 41,000 including both fly in and drive in camping areas. We camped in the vintage aircraft camping area.

This page presents photos of some of the aircraft on display at the AirVenture event. The original photos have been reduced to 900 pixel width size and further reduced for page display to 400 pixel width.

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PHOTOS OF WARBIRD AIRCRAFT ON DISPLAY


An attempt has been make to identify the type of aircraft. Corrections and supplemental information is welcome.

1. P38
10,037 Built 7 Still airworthy
2.Row of Liaison Aircraft
3. Piper L-4J "Grasshopper"
4. Stinson L-5G "Sentinel"
5.P-40's
15,000 Built 29 Still Airworthy
6. P-40E "Warhawk"
Engine 1360 HP Allison
7. P-40's
8. P-40
9. P-40
10. Hawker Hurricaine
14,231 Built 6 Still Airworthy
11. Hawker Hurricain
12. P-40
13. F4U Corsair
12,571 Built 28 Still Airworthy
14. F4U Corsair
15. Hawker Sea Fury
860 Built 15 lStill Airworthy
16. Hawker Sea Fury
Engine 2480 HP
17. F6 Hellcat
12,275 Built 7 Still Airworthy
18. Consolidated Vultee BT13A
11,537 Built 50 Still Airworthy
19. BT13A
20. AT-6's(SNJ Harvards)
17,000 Built 350 Still Airworthy
21.AT-6's
22. SNJ's
23. SNJ's
24. SNJ-5C
25. D17/ D18 (AT-11, AT-7, JRB)
9,368 Built 250 Still Airworthy
26. Beechcraft Mentor T-34's
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30. Fairchild PT-26 "Cornell"
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33. Ryan PT-22
1,273 Built 85 Still Airworthy
34. Boeing Stearmans
10,000 Built 1,000 Still Airworthy
35. Boeing 1943 B75N1
36. Boeing N2S-3 Stearman
37. Cessna T-37 Tweedy Bird
38. Zero (Replica)
39. Mitsibishi A6M Zero (Replica)
40. Zero Replica Story
41. Zero Replica
42. Yak's
43. Yak's
44. Yak
45. Yak
46. Nanchang CJ-6A
2,000 Built 200? Still Worthy
47. P-51's
15,018 Built 150 Still Airworthy
48. P-51's
Engine 1695 HP Merlin
49. P-51's
50. P-51
51. P-51's
52. Douglas A-26 Invader
2,446 Built 40 Still Airworthy
53. B-25 Mitchell
9,889 Built 34 Still Airworthy
54. B-25
55. B-25, A-26
56. B-25
57. B-25 Mitchell and B-26 Invader
58. DC-3's
13,177 Built 300 Still Airworthy
59. DC-3's
Engines R 1830 P& W 1200 HP each
60. DC-3's
61. DC-3's
62. DC-3
63. DC-3
64. DC-3's
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67. Grumman Avenger
9,836 Built 42 Still Airworthy
68. Avenger
69. Avenger
70.
71. Navions
2,469 Built ? Still Airworthy
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74. T-28's Trojans
2,232 Built 150 Still Airworthy
75. T-28's
76. T-28's
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80. Mig 21's and T-33
81. Avro Lancaster
7,366 Built 2 Still Airworthy
82. Lancaster
83. Lancaster tail turret
84. Westland Lysander
83. Patrillo brothers P-51's on display
84. Warbird current price list




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