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Airbus arrives at AirVenture
EAA AirVenture Today

Photo by Phi Weston
All eyes are skyward as the Airbus A-380 arrives in Oshkosh on Tuesday afternoon. 

July 28, 2009 - Oshkosh, WisconsinThe Airbus A380 test vehicle #004 arrived right on schedule today, flying over the flightline at Wittman Regional Airport at 3 p.m. The plane did multiple flybys to the delight of the thousands watching from below.

The plane department Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport earlier for the short final leg of its journey to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2009.

On board the Airbus is Pilot Claude Lelaie's Cri-Cri, one of the world's smallest planes.

The craft will be towed to its parking spot on AeroShell Square and readied for walk-through tours starting Wednesday morning. Tour hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, and 9 a.m. to noon on Friday.

Another flight demonstration is planned for Friday afternoon when the A380 departs EAA AirVenture.

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