EAA AirVenture Oshkosh - The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration


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Aircraft Rides

Don't miss out on seeing the "World's Greatest Aviation Celebration" from above. There are plenty of opportunities to take flights at EAA AirVenture.

B-17 Aluminum Overcast

B-17 Aluminum OvercastHonor the legacy of "The Greatest Generation" with a flight on the beautifully restored B-17G Flying Fortress Aluminum Overcast.

This aircraft is an example of the American heavy bomber that helped turn the tide of battle in World War II. Fly a mission back in time and feel the might of this magnificent aircraft, just as those brave young men did more than 60 years ago.

Flights depart from Outagamie County Regional Airport in Appleton, with shuttles departing the AirVenture grounds. Passengers need to report ready to depart the check-in point by the B-17 trailer on the AirVenture grounds no later than one hour before their scheduled flight to be shuttled to Appleton. Due to seat limitations, only B-17 passengers will be shuttled to Appleton.

  EAA Member Non-Member
Advance Purchase (through July 25) $409 $449
Walk-up $435 $475

To reserve your seat, please call 1-800-359-6217, buy online, or visit the EAA Welcome Center, aircraft rides booth just inside the Main Gate, or the B-17 trailer in the Warbirds area.

Ford Tri-Motor

Ford Tri-Motor Take a ride the first mass-produced airliner, the Ford Tri-Motor. There are nine passengers per flight and everyone has a window.

Flights are available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

$75 per seat

Purchase your tickets on day of flight at the Tri-Motor building, located at the south end of the Warbirds area, or avoid the lines by purchasing online now.

Premier Helicopter Experience

Schweizer 333 turbine helicopterAttendees looking to enjoy a new level of flight experience can now do so with a premier tour aboard a Schweizer 333 turbine helicopter, offered by Aero Optics, Inc.

This premium tour will provide two passengers with a 30-minute, private aerial tour of everything surrounding The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration.

Passengers will gain a unique perspective of not only AirVenture's main grounds, but also the hidden treasure that is the Seaplane Base, nestled in a cove along the shores of Lake Winnebago. Topping off the premium experience is a high-quality color photo of passengers in front of helicopter. Map of Premier Helicopter Experience route

$740 for two passengers (no single reservations accepted)

Flights will be based on the Pioneer Airport grass runway and will run 9 a.m. through 3:20 p.m. daily. Passengers are asked to check in at the EAA AirVenture Museum 30 minutes prior to their scheduled flight time. Purchase your experience online now, or at the EAA Welcome Center or Main Gate Kiosk during AirVenture.

Bell 47 Helicopter

Bell 47 HelicopterFlights in a unique pattern on a Bell 47 (M*A*S*H) helicopter operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Purchase your tickets at Pioneer Airport's Pitcairn Hangar, located behind the EAA AirVenture Museum. Shuttles to the museum run from the Bus Park frequently.
Map of Bell 47 Helicopter route

$49 per person (walk-ups only)

FUTURE AIRVENTURE DATES: 2014: July 28-Aug. 3; 2015: July 20-26; 2016: July 25-31; 2017: July 24-30
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