2004 Warbirds: Airventure Oshkosh !

KOSH:  N43 59 06  W88 33 42

This is THE airshow !  It was a very old dream of mine to attend one day.  I did it flying solo, in my own plane !

Here are pictures of some of the awesome warbirds I saw there.  By the way, I was really dreaming about the P-51s and was I treated !!!  An entire field full of them...


Aerospaciale:
 
Fouga CM-170 Magister

Aero Vodochody:
  L-39 Albatros
     L-39 on landing roll "cammo"
     L-39 on landing roll "Marines 156"
     On landing roll "Marines EC-12"
     On landing roll "Russian flag"
     On landing roll "Camo-russian flag"
     Fly-by (single)
     Fly-by (diamond formation)
     Nose art

Beechcraft:
  SNB-1 Navigator
  SNB-5 Expeditor - very polished !
     3/4 rear view
  Beech SNB-5 parking area
  T-34 Mentor (flight of 18)

Boeing:
  B-17G "Fuddy Duddy" take-off roll
     On initial climb out
     Nose close-up on landing roll
  B-17G "Thunder Bird" in AeroShell square
     Nose view
     Nose Art
     Tail
     3/4 rear view
     Rear view
  CH-47D Chinook
  Stearman parking area
  Stearman parking area from the rear
  N2S-3 Stearman #202 taxiing
  N2S-3 Stearman #410 taxiing
  N2S-3 Stearman #384 taxiing
  Stearman taxiing

Canadair:
 
CT-33 Silver Star
 
CT-33 Red Knights

Cessna:
  L-19 Birdog parking area
  OE-1 Nose Art

 
O-2 Skymaster parking area
  T-37 Tweetie Bird

Chance Vought:
 
Corsair parking area
 
F4U-1A Corsair YMF-312
    
Front view
    
Cockpit view

  F4U-5N Corsair
     Cockpit view
     3/4 rear view
     Front left view

Culp:
  Sopwith Pup (Camel replica)

Curtiss:
 
JN-1 Jenny

 
P-40D Hawk
     3/4 rear view

     Exhaust stack
     Cockpit
  SB2C-5 Hell Diver

DeHavilland:
  DH-12 Venom "Gost Rider"
     Nose Art
  DH-82A Tigermoth
  Tigermoth parking area

Douglas:
  AD-7/A1-J Skyraider "Naked Fanny"
     Rear view, with wings folded
     Nose art

 
C-47 "Mr. 'C' It's Tuesday" on landing roll
     Side view
     Nose Art
  C-47 "Bluebonnet Belle" Nose Art
  C-47 "Priscilla"
     Taxiing out

Fairchild:
 
Cornell taxiing
 
Cornell
 
PT-19

Goodyear:
  FG-1D Corsair "Marines Dream"

     Nose Art
  F2G-1 Racing Corsair
     Side view

Grumman:
  Albatros landing roll
     View from the front
  G-73 Albatros 1947 (N1888T)

  FM-1 Wildcat "Mah Baby" on landing roll
     3/4 rear view

     Nose view
 
F4-F Wildcat on landing roll
    
3/4 front view
 
F4-F Wildcat
 
OV-1 Mohawk
  TBM Avenger, 1945 "Blue Lady"
     Cockpit view
     Nose Art
     3/4 rear view

Hawker:
  Racing Sea Fury "Riff Raff"
     Being towed to AeroShell Square
     Side view
  Hunter Mk.51 (N611JR)

Hispano Buchon:
  HA-1112-M
(HE-109 variant)
    
Front view

Junkers:
  Ju-52 "Alte Jante Ju"
     3/4 front view
     3/4 rear view
    
Nose Art

Lockheed / Lockheed-Martin:
  C-130 Hercules

     Rear view
     Fly-by
     Landing
     Taxiing
  C-141B Starlifter
  C-5 Galaxy fly-by
     Landing roll
     Taxiing
     Parked on AeroShell Square
     Loading nose open
     Loading nose open
  F-16 Fighting Falcon

McDonell-Douglas:
  AV-8B Harrier
     Front view
     Nose view
     Tail view
     Exhaust nozzles
     Cockpit view
     Tail markings
     High speed fly-by of 2
     Hovering - side view
     Taxiing
  F-15E Strike Eagle

Nakajima:
  B5-N Kate
     3/4 rear view

Nord Aviation:
 
Nord 3202

North-American:
  AT-6 Parking area
     Other side of the line
  AT-6 on landing roll
  AT-6 on landing roll
  AT-6 polished
  AT-6 - fly-by of 4
  AT-6 - Fly-by of 21 !
     Different formation
  AT-6 AeroShell Team
     Fly-by
     Smoke on !
  AT-6 modified to look like a Zero
  B-25 parking area
  B-25J Mitchell "Betty's Dream"
  B-25J Mitchell "Lady Luck"
     Nose Art
  B-25N Mitchell "Pacific Prowler"
     Nose view
     3/4 rear view
     Nose Art
  B-25 PBJ-1J Mitchell "Devil Dog"
     Nose Art
     On landing roll
  FJ-4 Fury
  Harvard
  T-2 Buckeye on landing roll
     3/4 front view
  T-28 Trojan #589
  T-28 Trojan #Q18 on landing roll
  T-28 Trojan #766 on landing roll
  T-28 fly-by of 4
  T-28 fly-by of another 4

North American Mustangs !
  P-51 Mustangs parking area
     Another row
  P-51D Mustang landing roll
  P-51D on landing roll
     Nose view
     Cockpit view
     Nose view from the rear
     Checkered tail
     Rear view
  P-51D "Bald Eagle"
  P-51D "Daddy's Girl"
  P-51D "Dakota Kid II" on landing roll
     Nose view
     Nose art
  P-51D "Dazzling Donna"
  P-51D "Donna Mite"
  P-51D "Glamorous Glenn III" on landing roll
     3/4 rear view (right)
     3/4 rear view (left)
     Nose view
  P-51D "Excalibur" on landing roll
     Nose view
  P-51D "Geraldine"
     Nose art
     Wheel well detail
  P-51D "Gunfighter" taxiing
     3/4 rear view
     Cockpit view
     Cockpit area from the rear
     Cockpit area
     Nose Art
     Fly-by
  P-51D "Mad Max"
     Nose view
     Nose art
  P-51D "Old Crow" on landing roll
  P-51D "Sweet & Lovely"
  P-51D "Sweet Mary Lou"
  P-51D "Sweet Revenge"
     Nose view
  TP-51C "WW1293"
     Cockpit view
     Nose view
     Nose Art
  P-51 3/4 rear view
  P-51 3/4 rear view
  P-51 flight of 4 - Echelon formation

Northrop:
  T-38 Talon
  T-38 Talon
     Taxiing
     Side view

Piper:
  L4-A Grasshopper

PZL:
  104 Wilga

Republic:
  A-10 Thunderbolt
  P-47D Thunderbolt
     3/4 rear view
     Nose art

Ryan:
  Navion
  PT-22 Recruit

Raytheon:
 
Harvard II

Supermarine:
  Spitfire Tr-IXc "TE-308" Two Seater
     On landing roll
     Cockpit view
     With re-enactors

Vultee:
  BT-13 parking area
  BT-13 "Bouncin' B"
  BT-13 from 3/4 rear

Yakovlev:
 
Yak-52 on landing roll