“Word on the Ramp” Video Special Edition: Pure Osh-Someness!

Folks from the flight blog, it’s time for another edition of . . .

Word on the Ramp!

Our periodic roundup of all cool things aviation. Submitted by and featuring YOU!

Special, extended Oshkosh edition!


But first, some EAA AirVenture Oshkosh stats for you, straight from EAA HQ: 

  • For the week of EAA’s AirVenture, KOSH becomes the world’s busiest Control Tower. On Thursday alone, there were more than 3,100 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings) over 14 hours!
  • Total 2015 EAA AirVenture Visitors: Approximately 550,000
  • Total aircraft at Whitman Regional (KOSH) and surrounding airports: 10,000+
  • Total showplanes: 2,668 – including 1,031 homebuilt aircraft, 976 vintage airplanes, 350 warbirds, 130 ultralights and light-sport aircraft, 101 seaplanes, 30 rotorcraft, and 50 aerobatic
  • _Press Pass!Commercial exhibitors: 800+
  • Forums and Workshops: A total of 1,048 sessions attended by more than 75,000
  • Social Media, Internet and Mobile: Nearly 600,000 AirVenture web sessions from around the globe; 40,000 downloads of the EAA AirVenture app; AirVenture social media posts reached 82 countries; and EAA’s 1,000 photo uploads were viewed nearly 8 million times
  • Guests registered at International Visitors Tent: 2,299 visitors registered from a record 80 nations, with Canada (485 visitors), Australia (266), and Germany (204) comprising the top three represented nations
  • Media: 970 media representatives on-site, from five continents—including Team Aux, representing Airways Magazine, AirwaysNews.com and of course Capnaux.com!

KOSH is truly the annual, worldwide epicenter of aviation, and I hope we get to see you there in 2016!

And Now . . .

Word on the Ramp—Special Oshkosh Edition!

In this episode: MH370, FlightChops’ cockpit POV of AeroShell Acrobatic Team, Cap’n Dillon meets Captain Sully & Captain de Crespigny, Jessica Cox’s photo goes viral, tons of other Oshkosh aviation celebrities, ORD Airport Watch, and more!

Direct Link: https://vimeo.com/capnaux/word10



Had enough of Oshkosh? Thought not! Here’s a slew of my live Periscope video broadcasts all week from Osh, from the airshows to the awesome people! It’s in roughly chronological order. Enjoy!

Aux Blimp Catch!!

This is Cap’n Aux . . . signing off from OSH!

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Posting all month long

Women in Aviation—They Got the Right Stuff!


Guest Posts From Your Favorite Female Pilot-Bloggers!

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