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What’s Going On? AirVenture Theme Days Help Plan Your Week
March 12, 2015 – There are hundreds of things going on every day at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, but some activities deserve a special spotlight. Those are the ones that will be featured at this year’s Theme Days at Oshkosh.
The theme days cover everything from innovation to homebuilding to history, and feature some of the most notable personalities in aviation along with unique aircraft. The lineup includes:
- Monday, July 20: Opening Day Celebration – The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration opens, with forums, air shows, and the famed Opening Night concert on Boeing Plaza.
- Tuesday, July 21: Rutan Legacy Day – Legendary designer Burt Rutan returns to Oshkosh, with all owners of Rutan-design aircraft invited to participate.
- Wednesday, July 22: Honoring Apollo 13 – Featuring astronauts Jim Lovell and Fred Haise, along with Mission Control’s Gene Kranz and other members of the NASA flight team.
- Thursday, July 23: Gateway to Innovation – The latest and greatest in aircraft design, unmanned aerial systems, and more!
- Friday, July 24: Salute to Veterans – Honoring those who served and are serving, with a special Friday night concert on Boeing Plaza.
- Saturday, July 25: World War II Tribute – From the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain to the 70th anniversary of the end of the war, a look at the era through the eyes of aviation
- Sunday, July 26: Only on Sunday – See aircraft flying in one place that can only be seen at Oshkosh and on this day!
Activities for each of these days will be announced as they are confirmed.