Upcoming Photo Ops upper Midwest

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  1. System13

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    20150719-_D3X6170-HB Weekend.1.1-BW.
    Don't know where to post this so I'll start here.
    I have NO ASSOCIATION with any of these but it's where I get many of my photos and thought others may be interested.​
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    Heavy Bombers Weekend 2016, A celebration of Aviation History
    Friday - Sunday, July 22-24, 2016, 9:00am-5:00pm
    Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport, 1716 West Airport Road, Janesville, WI
    (37 mile north of Rockford, 75 miles west of Milwaukee)
    (Heavy Bombers Weekend 2016 - Splash or Heavy Bombers Weekend | Facebook)​
    Cost
    Paid Admission for all three days = $15 per individual or $25 per family (parents/children)​

    Confirmed Aircraft
    1. CAF B-29 Superfortress "FIFI"
    2. CAF B-25J Mitchell "Yellow Rose"
    3. EAA B-17 "Aluminum Overcast"
    4. Three TBM Avenger Torpedo Bombers
    5. P-51 Mustang "Petie 2nd"
    6. P-51 Mustang "Gunfighter"
    7. Douglas AC-47 Spooky Gunship
    8. Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
    9. CAF C-45 Expeditor
    10. Grumman C1-A Trader
    11. KC-135 Refueling Tanker from the 128th Refueling Wing MKE
    12. Three T-6 Texans
    13. CAF PT-13 Boeing Stearman
    14. Aero Vodochody L-29 Jet
    15. Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan
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    EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH, World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration®
    JULY 25-31
    Whitmann Field, 3000 Poberezny Road Oshkosh, WI 54902
    (Chicago: 3 hrs, Minneapolis/St. Paul: 4 1/2 hrs, Milwaukee: 1 1/2 hrs, Madison: 1 1/2 hrs, Green Bay: 1 hr)
    (EAA AirVenture Oshkosh | Oshkosh, Wisconsin | Fly-In & Convention)​
    Cost
    Paid Admission daily = $47 per non EAA memeber, $10 parking other rates available (EAA AirVenture Tickets | EAA AirVenture Oshkosh)​

    Confirmed Aircraft
    1. 747C
    2. FedEx 767 - Jim Bowman
    3. A-4
    4. A-10 Warthog
    5. A-20: Rod Lewis - Lewis Air Legends
    6. AH-1 Cobra: Army Aviation Heritage Foundation
    7. EAA B-17 "Aluminum Overcast"
    8. B-17 "Yankee Lady"
    9. CAF B-25J Mitchell "Yellow Rose"
    10. B-25 "Paper Doll": Fagen Fighters
    11. CAF B-29 Superfortress "FIFI"
    12. C-5M
    13. C-47 (Normandy invasion plane)
    14. EA-6B
    15. F-4 Phantom
    16. F-15 Eagle,
    17. F-16 Falcon
    18. F-18 Hornet
    19. F-86: Doug Mathews
    20. Grumman J2F-4 Duck:
    21. KC-135
    22. Martin Mars, World’s Largest Flying Water Bomber
    23. Mig 17: Jon Blanchette
    24. NASA Super Guppy
    25. L-19: Jim Lawrence
    26. 0V-1 Mohawk: Joseph Masessa
    27. P-39 "Miss Connie"
    28. P-39: CAF-Central Texas Wing
    29. P47: Rod Lewis - Lewis Air Legends
    30. P51B:Jack Roush
    31. P-51 "Old Crow"
    32. P-51 Mustang, “Red Nose,”
    33. P51D: Jim Hagedorn
    34. TBM Avenger Torpedo Bombers
    35. SB2C-5 Helldiver, “The Beast
    36. UH60
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    PEPSI® Tall Ships® Chicago 2016
    July 27-31
    At Chicago's Navy Pier
    Cost
    General Admission; admission to event area. Starting at $10
    Boarding Tickets; admission to event area and admission to dockside boarding vessels.
    Adults: Starting at $25
    Sail Away Tickets; Enjoy a sail aboard a tall ship! All Passengers Starting at $79​

    Confirmed Ships
    1. Denis Sullivan, 3-masted Schooner
    2. Draken Harald Hårfagre, Viking long boat
    3. El Galeón Andalucía, Galleon
    4. Madeline, Square topsail schooner
    5. Mist of Avalon, Two masted gaff schooner
    6. Niagara, Brig
    7. Pride of Baltimore II, Topsail schooner
    8. Playfair, Brigantine
    9. Appledore IV, Gaff schooner
    10. Fred A. Busse Fireboat
    11. Friends Good Will, Square topsail sloop
    12. Red Witch, Gaff schooner
    13. When and If, Schooner
    14. Windy, 4-masted Gaff topsail schooner
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    Tall Ships Festival, 2016
    August 5-7, 2016
    At Leicht Memorial Park, Green Bay, WI
    Cost
    General Admission; Admission to event area. $12
    Festival Day & Sunset Sail $60 and $85
    Sail Away Tickets; Enjoy a sail aboard a tall ship! All Passengers Starting at $79​

    Confirmed Ships
    1. Denis Sullivan, 3-masted Schooner
    2. Draken Harald Hårfagre, Viking long boat
    3. El Galeón Andalucía, Galleon
    4. Madeline, Square topsail schooner
    5. Niagara, Brig
    6. Pride of Baltimore II, Topsail schooner
    7. Appledore IV, Gaff schooner
    8. When and If, Schooner
    9. Windy, 4-masted Gaff topsail schooner
     
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