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
- 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
BUT WAIT! THERE’S MORE!
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!
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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Links from this Word on the Ramp Video:
- Eric Auxier Amazon Book Page http://amazon.com/author/ericauxier
- BBC: MH370—What We Know http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-26503141
- Jessica Cox’s hug photo goes viral—story http://www.cbsnews.com/news/toddler-born-without-arms-hugs-first-ever-armless-pilot-in-viral-photo/
- Captain Richard de Crespigny website http://qf32.com
- Video Interview: Black Swan Event Part 1 http://capnaux.com/black-swan-event-the-captain-de-crespigny-story-pt-1/
- Part 2 http://capnaux.com/black-swan-event-part-2/
- Part 3 http://capnaux.com/black-swan-event-part-3/
- Cap’n Dillon’s Ecstatic Adventure http://capnaux.com/vlog-capn-dillons-ecstatic-adventure/
- Matt Guthmiller, Limitless Horizons http://limitless-horizons.org
- Airplanista Dan Pimentel http://airplanista.com
- Bold Method: http://BoldMethod.com
- Swayne Martin’s blog http://swaynemartin.com
- Leland Shanle—Formation Blogger and Pilot-Author http://lelandshanle.com
- Chris Palmer’s Angle of Attack Media http://flyaoamedia.com
- AOA Media Podcast (including our live broadcast from Oshkosh!) http://www.aviatorcast.com
- FlightChops‘ awesome instructional aviation videos http://flightchops.com
- Aviation Universe, the awesome plane and train store in Chicago http://aviationuniverse.us
- Chicago O’Hare Airport Watch: http://ordairportwatch.org
- O’Hare Airport Spotters Facebook (closed group—join request) https://www.facebook.com/groups/318695511564822
- Jay’s O’Hare Aviation Plane Spotting HD https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt4tXxLxaaMbVAQFrdFfE0g
Related Cap’n Aux Links
- There I Wuz! More Adventures in the Sky http://capnaux.com/there-i-wuz-adventures-from-3-decades-in-the-sky-vol-2/
- Piloty Stuff! http://capnaux.com/piloty-stuff/
- Black Swan Event Part 1 http://capnaux.com/black-swan-event-the-captain-de-crespigny-story-pt-1/
- Black Swan Event Part 2 http://capnaux.com/black-swan-event-part-2/
- Jessica Cox: A Pilot in Command! http://capnaux.com/?s=jessica+cox&WP55T3S7XJS1=7H5W8K52HX
- The Magic of Oshkosh http://capnaux.com/the-magic-of-oshkosh/
- Books by Cap’n Aux http://amazon.com/author/ericauxier
- Best of Cap’n Aux 2014 http://capnaux.com/top-10-best-of-capn-aux-2014/
- Word on the Ramp Videos vimeo.com/album/3162370
- All Cap’n Aux Videos vimeo.com/capnaux