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Daily afternoon air shows during week at Oshkosh feature world’s top performers

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (May 8, 2017) — Quest Aircraft and Pratt & Whitney Canada have committed their support for the afternoon air shows at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017, “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration,” which is July 24-30, 2017, at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

 “The air shows at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh are known as the place where an all-star roster of performers provide hours of entertainment each day,” said Rick Larsen, EAA vice president of communities and member programs who coordinates AirVenture features and attractions. “Oshkosh is also where there is a combination of people and aircraft that you’ll no place else in the world. We thank both Quest Aircraft and Pratt and Whitney Canada for providing the support that makes these unforgettable performances possible.”

Among the performances at Oshkosh are those from the world’s finest aerobatic pilots, international aerobatic competition champions, warbird re-enactments, and fly-bys from innovative and one-of-a-kind aircraft. The daily afternoon air shows begin each day at approximately 2 p.m. CDT.

“Pratt & Whitney has been a name synonymous with both the heritage of flight and aviation innovation, which is also the appeal of Oshkosh,” said Nicholas Kanellias, Vice President for General Aviation at Pratt & Whitney Canada. “We’re enthusiastic about being part of EAA AirVenture this year and especially the magnificent performances we see every afternoon during the air show.”

“EAA AirVenture offers so much to aviation enthusiasts from around the world, especially in the form of their spectacular air show performances. Quest Aircraft is honored to be a part of making that happen this year,” said Nick Newby, Quest Aircraft’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Our sponsorship is driven by the passion and excitement behind these performances, a great match for the Kodiak, an aircraft with a passionate following of its own.”

Complete air show performance schedules are posted and updated as necessary at EAA.org/airventure.

About EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” and EAA’s yearly membership convention. Additional EAA AirVenture information, including advance ticket and camping purchase, is available online at www.eaa.org/airventure. EAA members receive lowest prices on admission rates. For more information on EAA and its programs, call 1-800-JOIN-EAA (1-800-564-6322) or visit www.eaa.org. Immediate news is available at www.twitter.com/EAA.

About Quest Aircraft Company

The Quest Aircraft Company is dedicated to providing access to more people and more places by building the most rugged, reliable, turbine STOL aircraft in the business. For the past decade, the 10-seat Kodiak 100 has proven its versatility in a wide range of public, private, business and humanitarian applications. Additionally, Quest’s continuously growing dealer and global support network provides customer assurance that their missions will be accomplished. The Kodiak is proudly built in Sandpoint Idaho, with a fleet of over 200 aircraft certified in over 50 countries around the globe. For additional information on Quest and the Kodiak, please visit questaircraft.com.


About Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corporation, a United Technologies Company based in Longueuil, Quebec, Canada, is a global aerospace leader, shaping the future of business, helicopter and regional aviation with new generation engines. The company also offer advanced engines for industrial applications. More information is available at www.PWC.ca.


EDITOR’S NOTE: High-resolution images from previous Oshkosh air shows are available at EAA’s media FTP website:

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