SITE UPGRADES INCREASE
COMFORT, CUT DUST
EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2009 saw some
of the most significant site changes in the
convention’s 58-year history. This year more
improvements will add convenience and
comfort, and reduce dust:
Exhibit Hangar C expansion - 18,000
square feet of additional indoor exhibit space
will be added to the north side of Hangar C,
and indoor restrooms will be added on the
east side (accessible from inside and outside).
North 40 aircraft camping - A new
shower building with flush toilets will be
constructed along the perimeter road, about
halfway between North 40 registration and
the current shower building.
Camp Scholler upgrades - About
250 electrical hookup campsites will be
added in the area currently reserved for
24-hour generators. (These sites will cost
more; a process for reserving them will be
Roads - The north/south road between
Exhibit Hangars B and D will be extended to
Kilps Road, just north of Hangars A and C,
allowing a more efficient tram loop. To reduce
dust, roads in the Fly Market area, major
roads in Camp Scholler, and Foundation Road
near the Nature Center will be chip-sealed.
Bike path - Campers in the North 40 will
be able to ride their bikes to and from the
Main Gate area.
Warbirds area - A redesign in the
Warbirds area will allow more hard-surface
parking, taking pressure off AeroShell
Square, and create a better atmosphere for
the Warbirds in Review programs. Some
warbirds building and stands will be moved
or get a face-lift.
Chip sealing roads in the Fly Market area (top center) to reduce dust is just one of the improvements
attendees will see at AirVenture 2010.
MAY 15—INTERNATIONAL LEARN TO FLY DAY
SAVE THE DATE! May 15th is the first ever
International Learn to Fly Day–a day about
sharing the joy of flight with everyone around
the world. Visit www.Learn ToFly.org to find
resources for members, chapters and any
general aviation organization who wants to
share the fun and exciting world of aviation.
EAA members are the world’s best
ambassadors for general aviation. To
encourage you to take someone flying,
we are going to put in your hands the
power to get someone involved. Take
someone flying and HQ will provide your
guest with a complimentary six month
membership in EAA. See May Sport
Aviation for full details.
COMPASS HILL Dedicated to the inspiring legacy of flight as shared between generations ...
EAA’s Compass Hill is a tribute to the
spirit of aviation...and to those who preserve it.
Located on the EAA grounds, this timeless
monument features 4 life-sized bronze sculptures
that depict a family enjoying an aviation outing.
A donation of $1,000 is required for a brick
at the summit of Compass Hill, or a $500 donation
for a brick at the entry plaza. Both bricks include
three lines of inscription and a framed
Bricks purchased by May 14 will be installed
before EAA AirVenture 2010.
To permanently commemorate your passion for aviation,
or to learn more about EAA’s Compass Hill, please visit
www.eaa.org/support/compasshill.asp or call EAA at 800-236-1025.