AirVenture 2011 Day 2

Another day of airplanes, airplanes and more airplanes.

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T-6s lined up in the warbird area at AirVenture. Photos by Jon Whittle
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Cadets gathered at the Civil Air Patrol training center.
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**The vintage aircraft crew wasn't shy about displaying their priorities over at the Red Barn area of Wittman Field.
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AT-6/SNJs flying in formation during Tuesday's show.
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One of the Blue Angels' F/A-18 Hornet prepares for takeoff.
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The sole airworthy B-29 in the world, known as FIFI, flew in Tuesday to the delight of the Oshkosh crowd.
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EAA Chairman Tom Poberezny unexpectedly announced his retirement from the organization on Tuesday.
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A Ford Trimotor flies over Wittman Field on Tuesday.
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An ultralight enthusiast flying over the grounds at Oshkosh.
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EAA AirVenture relies on a large volunteer staff to pull off a safe operation of such scale.
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**Jerry Slegers, the gentleman who has been entertaining AirVenture visitors for years as a one man band, isn't disappointing 2011's Oshkosh crowd.
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Blue skies Tuesday pulled in large crowds, while Wednesday's rain thinned out attendance.
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Couldn't get a hotel near Oshkosh this year? No problem - Join the aviation enthusiats who flew in and camped out on the airport grounds.
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A T-6 parked in the warbird area of AirVenture during sunset. Check out video footage of the action at AirVenture 2011 so far here.