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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Join us this year for the return of AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin!

When:  July 26 – August 1, 2021
Where:  Wittman Regional Airport (KOSH)

This year we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of the RV-8 (which was last year but will be celebrated now) and the 20th anniversary of the RV-7 as well! After a year off due to the COVID pandemic, everyone is excited about the show and the opportunity to (safely) get together in Oshkosh for the annual event.

We’ll post more information here – including RV-related event schedules – when we get closer to the show dates!

There will not be a Van’s banquet dinner this year, due to the limitations on gathering sizes at the show. We look forward to doing it again in 2022, though, on the 50th anniversary of Van’s Aircraft!

Van’s RV Forums and Events

Check out these RV-related AirVenture forums and events taking place throughout the week! Events with asterisks (**) are presented by the staff at Van’s Aircraft. Click for the location and details of each event. We will add more to this list as we get closer to the show.

What’s New and Happening at Van’s Aircraft **
Presented by Rian Johnson and Greg Hughes of Van’s Aircraft
Monday, July 26 · 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Homebuilts in Review: RV-7 and RV-8 **
Presented by Dick Van Grunsven, founder of Van’s Aircraft
Monday, July 26 · 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Anniversaries of the RV-8 (25 years) and RV-7 (20 years) **
Presented by Dick Van Grunsven and Greg Hughes of Van’s Aircraft
Tuesday, July 27 · 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

Amateur-Built Certification
Tuesday, July 27 · 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM<

Flying an RV-9A to Brazil (& Back!)
Presented by RV-9A and RV-10 builder and pilot Guil Barros
Wednesday, July 28 · 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

RV Building Tips and Tricks from the Van’s Factory Prototype Shop **
Presented by Scott McDaniels and Ed Chesney of the Van’s Aircraft prototype shop
Wednesday, July 28 · 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Lycoming Thunderbolt Engine Overview
Wednesday, July 28 · 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

Panel: Building the RV-14 With FlightChops **
Hear from Steve “FlightChops” Thorne and team, facilitated by Van’s Aircraft
Thursday, July 29 · 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

Lycoming Engines EIS Overview
Thursday, July 29 · 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Epoxy Windshield/Canopy RV Install
Friday, July 30 · 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Which RV Is Right for Me? **
Presented by Greg Hughes of Van’s Aircraft
Friday, July 30 · 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

RV Demo Flights @ OSH

All of our available demonstration flight slots for OSH ’21 have been filled.  Demo flights are available to people with at least a student pilot certificate who are planning to build an RV kit. Sorry, we don’t provide demo flights for potential buyers of used RVs (go fly the airplane you’re looking at buying!).