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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 23 Around The Show

Keep up to date with all the latest and greatest from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023 with our constantly updated news.

P51C Mustang Thunderbird
One of the stars of the show is this P-51C Mustang - called Thunderbird, it was owned by Hollywood actor Jimmy Stewart and record-setting pilot Jacqueline Cochran.
P51C Mustang Thunderbird
Thunderbird's restoration was completed just a few days before the show.
Cessna 140
Very pretty Cessna 140 after a thorough renovation by YouTuber Stevie Triesenberg, aka Bayflight, on the Garmin stand
Cessna 140 panel
Stevie T's Cessna 140 with renovated panel. Looks original but there's a couple of Garmin GI 275s - one as the Attitude Indicator, the other as a Horizontal Situation Indicator, plus a GNC 225A navcomm, GNX 375 GPS Navigator and ADS-B Transponder
Cessna 180 restomod
This Cessna 180 had been sitting rotting for 40 years when Arcus Aero brought it back to life. Stunning restomod!
Cessna 180
As well as renovating the airframe and fitting a fuel-injected IO-520, Arcus Aero also fitted out the panel and cockpit
Super Guppy
NASA has brought along its Super Guppy.
This unusual looking bush plane, the Ascender has stunning visibility from its four-seat cabin. It's powered by a 210hp Lycoming IO-390.
Need a P-51 but only have a small budget? Well, how about this Stewart P-51 repliica?
Here's something you don't see very often - a kitbuillt helicopter. This is the Hummingbird 300L from Vertical Aerospace.
Beautiful Cessna 172 restoration.
John Thorpe's T-18 design celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.
We think the Sling Highwing in tailwheel form is a smart looking machine. This one was built by YouTube movie maker JP Schulze.
The campsite at Oshkosh is HUGE!
You don't see many cowling ornaments on aeroplanes…
It first flew in 1966, but the Dyke Delta still cuts a sharp shape today!
This guy is a long way from home. Hermann Schiele is on his second trip to Oshkosh from Germany.
Beauty is more than skin deep for a few homebuilders on the quest for top awards.
A few miles away from Wittman Field, the Seaplane Base is a little oasis of calm.
US Rotax experts Lockwood Aviation are testing the installation of the Rotax 915iS in the Van's Aircraft RV-9A. Early results suggest the engine to be an excellent match to the airframe, and could also see the use of the 916iS on the same airframe.
Wonderful Continental A40 powered Heath Parasol.
Kay's Speedster is a Verner Scarlett radial-powered two-seat side by side kitplane from Timber Tiger Aircraft.
Kitfox Aircraft are now offering the Rotax 916 as an engine option.
The first DeltaHawk DHK180 engine is due to be delivered early in 2024. It received FAA certification last April and DeltaHawk is pursuing EASA certification under a bilateral agreement. DeltaHawk also announced an agreement to supply Bearhawk.
Van's RV-15
It's been a year since the public debut of the Engineering Prototype of the Van's Aircraft RV-15. There's lot's of changes in the works for the design…we should have an update a video in future.
Dynon D30
Dynon have added the new D30 Touchscreen Electronic Flight Display to its Dynon Certified product line. The D30 is designed to serve as a backup set of flight instruments in STC’d SkyView HDX systems.
Need Staggerwings? Osh has plenty in Vintage!
Beechcraft Denali
Textron Aviation picked AirVenture for the first showing for the Beechcraft Denali single-engine turbine. Across the way, directly facing it, was its main rival, the Pilatus PC-12.
A Lockheed U2 made a surprise appearance during the airshow.
Who's in the middle of that crowd? It's Mike Patey!
EAA 70 years
It's the Experimental Aircraft Association's 70th Anniversary this year!
Midget Mustang
Gorgeous Midget Mustang - the type is 75 years old this year.
Incredible mastery of metalwork - no fibreglass on this Midget Mustang, and it has retractable undercarriage.
Waco 9
Walt Bowe's beautiful Curtiss OX-5 powered Waco 9 has just been restored. WIth no brakes and a tailskid, you need plenty of friends to wrangle it into place.
Volt Aero
Volt Aero's Cassio 330 demo unit. It'll be powered by hybrid propulsion including a Kawasaki hydrogen burning engine.

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