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July 31st, 2010 Oshkosh Departure
Some say that air shows are just air shows and all air shows are alike when when one looks and ponders at the same aircraft over and over. This may be true sitting in front of the television every year and wishing one could be there! At Oshkosh, the air shows are daily indeed, but it's not really about the air shows, it's about the people and all about the people. Of course the event is truly an aviation spectacle all of its own and one can truly testify that the folks who attend Oshkosh Air Venture are a crowd un-paralleled anywhere !
Saturday's departure almost became a d�j� vu of the beginning trek to Oshkosh that week as the weather was being stubborn once again providing low laying clouds, mist, haze, and IFR conditions delaying departure for over four hours. The clouds lifted, the plane lifted, and back to the west returning home with an overnight pit stop in Council Bluffs, IA just to have dinner at the local Cracker Barrel restaurant ;~) teeing off a great weekend. Upon returning over the Nebraska / Colorado region, home stood tall, waved large and said "Hello, welcome back JoesPiper" with that good ole density altitude not to be missed and never ever to be ignored or disrespected. When one enjoys the privilege of 800 feet MSL in Oshkosh,WI. compared to 5500 feet MSL with a DA of 8500 feet bobbing about in a Cherokee in route to the Front Range, one always minds the physics of low and slow in the event of gusts or shear. Regardless, the return home was un-eventful and arriving just before the really big thunder bumpers pushed themselves over the plains. Thanks again Oshkosh for a wonderful week indeed! See the pics and videos in the photo gallery's.
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