attended EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in the past, you’re probably familiar
with the four large exhibit hangars (A, B, C and D) located just west of
AeroShell Square. Offering everything from the latest avionics and
gadgets to fashionable attire for the recreational pilot, these exhibit
hangars have continued to be a favorable destination among
aviation-oriented companies and EAA AirVenture guests alike.
year, the U.S. Air Force opted not to use the former central exhibit
building along the AirVenture flightline for a major exhibit, which gave
EAA an opportunity to open more exhibit space in that area just north of
the old FAA control tower. The building, appropriately named
"Exhibit Hangar E," which longtime EAA AirVenture attendees
may recall as an exhibit building until the late 1990s, offers
exhibitors additional space to showcase their products and give this
year’s attendees another location to shop.
been pretty happy with the number of people we’ve seen walk
through," said Bryan Smith of Brightline Flight Bags, an exhibitor
at the new building. "As word spreads of this new exhibit space, we
expect things to pick up even further."
Sponsored by Carrier Air
Conditioners (so you know it’s cool inside), Exhibit Hangar E has
excellent proximity to the outdoor homebuilt display area, the forums
pavilions, and the new "Affordable Flying Center." So if you’re
in that vicinity and feel like shopping, talking to a few exhibitors, or
just taking a break from the sun, stop by and check out EAA AirVenture’s
latest exhibit building.