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Storms Damage Planes At Oshkosh Air Venture 2012  
User currently offlineNASCARAirforce From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 3187 posts, RR: 4
Posted (3 years 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3892 times:

I'm hearing a major storm went through OshKosh Air Venture and damaged some planes. This sounds like Sun N Fun 2011 all over again

This is the only picture I could find from the Air Venture facebook page that someone posted on the warbird exchange. I am hoping this is the only 2 planes damaged but I have a feeling we will find out more


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User currently offlinemayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 11319 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (3 years 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3870 times:

I'm wondering about all those J-3s that were visiting this year.

"A committee is a group of the unprepared, appointed by the unwilling, to do the unnecessary"----Fred Allen
User currently offlineNASCARAirforce From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 3187 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (3 years 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3858 times:

Yeah I saw in someone's photo that there looked to be 50+ J3 Cubs there. It depends how the winds are I guess. Look at the tent in the background of the picture that isn't even anchored down that well or at least it appears. You would think if there was a big overall wind that would have gotten blown over but it looks like it didn't even get touched - so it must have been a small area of wind

User currently offlinejetblast From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 1232 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (3 years 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 3747 times:

Just returned from AirVenture today...best wishes to everyone still out there. There was a weather alert yesterday so I ended up leaving before it came through but it looked nasty.

The J-3 lineup was something to see, beautiful aircraft. Hope everyone's birds are okay, always upsetting to hear about stuff like this.

Speedbird Concorde One
User currently offlineflightsimer From United States of America, joined Aug 2009, 702 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (3 years 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 3548 times:

Quoting mayor (Reply 1):

Over 300 were signed up to attend. I was even going to fly our L-21 there, but it was not ready or the trip.

With all this weather, I'm guessing a lot of them weren't able to make the trip.

Hopefully, these were the only two aircraft involved.

Commercial Pilot- SEL, MEL, Instrument
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