I started out on an early morning photo mission. The quest: to
find purple or pink airplanes to shoot for my five year old
daughter, Alyssa. Each year, she tells me what she wants pictures
of, and I do my best to make it happen.
It was indeed a special ceremony for the two recipients of Able
Flight's 2007 scholarship award winners in AeroShell Square who
have been training at AirVenture's own Wittman field. It was also
special for the founder and Atlanta's Hansen Air Group who made it
Yes, yes, we know you’re thinking of Brangelina. And even
at AirVenture, Cirrus set up a plasma screen to run closed-loop
video of the cutesy couple canoodling in Angelina's SR22 somewhere
out west. But we wanted to know who the real Cirrus owners are.
From The "Newbie" To The Volunteer Who's Been At It For
Sharon Travis is a busy woman. An AirVenture volunteer since
1973 and Volunteer Chairman for the past two years, she is
responsible for the logistics in placing many of the 5,000 Oshkosh
volunteers in all areas of the site, from the flight line to
playing with young children.
An Air Of "Frenetic Tranquility" Abounds At The Lagoon
At the south end of Wittman Field, I board a big yellow bus for
the ride to EAA’s Seaplane Base. After a 4.5-mile ride
through the cornfields, and with the madness of AirVenture
completely out of sight, we disembark on the side of the road and
walk into the woods through a gate. We follow a well-cut nature