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Tales From AirVenture 2020 (strike that) Oshkosh '93

 

August 1, 2020

Photo courtesy of Chad Armstrong

Chad Armstrong (Left) with Chuck Yeager at Oshkosh 1993.

In 1993 when I was 14 years old and already an airshow fanatic, my father took me on my first pilgrimage to the Oshkosh Fly-In Convention (it would not be named AirVenture until years later). Fast forward 27 years and now a father myself, I was going to continue the cycle. My 14 year old daughter has also been bitten by the aviation bug and we were planning her first trip to AirVenture in 2020. When I broke the news to her that the event was canceled this year due to COVID-19, my heart sank as a few tears expressed their way down her cheek – however, I would be remiss if I did not admit t...



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