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As usual, we stay on the camp ground.  Francis came with me for the third time.

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Corvair engine installation on a CH601-XL:

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Stratus engine installation:

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A nice little idea for locking the elevator control surface:

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This year, for the first time, there was a group of Zodiacs on the flight lane!

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Burt Rutan brought three aircraft to the convention... a very special event! These are Space Ship One, White Knight and the Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer.

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And some other "bad" and "cute" planes...

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At Oshkosh, there are very fun daily air shows.  Here is a flying formation that we are not likely to see often:

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