2024 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Air Show Schedule

Experience the Thrill of the Skies at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2024

Every summer, aviation enthusiasts from around the world converge on Oshkosh, Wisconsin, for the world’s largest and most spectacular air show: EAA AirVenture. This year, from July 22 to July 28, 2024, the skies above Oshkosh will once again be filled with breathtaking aerobatic performances, historical aircraft displays, and cutting-edge aviation technology. Whether you’re a seasoned attendee or a first-time visitor, EAA AirVenture offers an unforgettable experience for everyone. Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of this incredible event.

What is EAA AirVenture?

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, organized by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), is an annual gathering that celebrates all things aviation. Known simply as “Oshkosh” among enthusiasts, this event has grown from a small fly-in in 1953 to the premier aviation event it is today, attracting over 600,000 visitors and more than 10,000 aircraft.

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Photo: Branden Bodendorfer

The week-long event features:

Air Shows: Daily air shows showcasing a variety of aircraft, from vintage warbirds to modern military jets and experimental planes.
Workshops and Seminars: Educational sessions covering topics from aircraft building and maintenance to flight safety and piloting skills.
Exhibits: Displays from aviation manufacturers, offering a first-hand look at the latest innovations in aircraft technology and avionics.
KidVenture: A dedicated area for young aviation enthusiasts to learn about flight through interactive exhibits and activities.
Evening Entertainment: Live music, movies under the stars, and other family-friendly activities.

Highlights of EAA AirVenture 2024

This year’s AirVenture promises to be particularly special with several unique highlights:

Historic Aircraft: See rare and restored aircraft up close, including World War II bombers, classic fighters, and antique planes that have been meticulously maintained by passionate owners.
Aerobatic Performances: Thrill to the sight of skilled pilots performing heart-stopping maneuvers in the skies above Oshkosh. Expect to see world-renowned aerobatic teams and solo performers pushing the limits of their aircraft.
Military Displays: Experience flyovers and static displays from various branches of the military, showcasing both historical and modern aircraft.
Innovations in Aviation: Discover the latest advancements in aviation technology, including electric and hybrid aircraft, unmanned aerial systems, and state-of-the-art avionics.

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2024 Airshow Schedule

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Photo: Branden Bodendorfer

Monday, July 22 2:15 pm to 6:00 pm CST

Enjoy the Chuters skydiving team; showcase on NORAD; Rutan aircraft; Jarrod Lindemann (Jet Waco); EAA Warbirds of America; Scott Urschel (Bo 105 helicopter); International Aerobatic Club aircraft; USAF F-16 Viper demo; Heritage Flight; A-10 demo team; Kyle Franklin (Super Cub); Vicky Benzing (P-51 Mustang); Skip Stewart (“Prometheus”); Susan Dacy (PT-17); Rob Holland (MXS-RH); the Titan Aerobatics Team (T-6); and Kyle Fowler (Long-EZ).

Tuesday, July 23 2:15 pm to 6:00 pm CST

Be entertained by the SOCOM skydivers; technology showcase on AG UAS, eVTOL; Jerry Kerby (T-28); Bill Stein (Edge 540); EAA Warbirds of America; Jarrod Lindemann (Jet Waco); Matt Younkin (Beech 18); Jim Peitz (Beech Bonanza); USAF A-10 demo team; Heritage Flight; WWII Airborne Demo/D-Day Squadron (C-47); Italian Frecce Tricolori team departure; Bernie Vasquez (P-47); Philipp Steinbach (GameBird); and David Martin (Temco Super Pinto).

Wednesday, July 24 2:15 pm to 6:00 pm CST

Enjoy the SOCOM skydivers; showcase on NORAD; Homebuilt Review; International Aerobatic Club aircraft; EAA Warbirds of America; Greg Koontz (Decathlon); Scott Urschel (Bo 105 helicopter); WWII Airborne Demo/D-Day Squadron (C-47); Canadian Victory Flight (P-51/Spitfire/Hurricane); Jerry Kerby (T-28); Jim Tobul (Corsair); Rob Holland (MXS-RH); Patty Wagstaff (Extra 330SC); Susan Dacy (PT-17); Vicky Benzing (P-51 Mustang); USAF A-10 demo team; and Heritage Flight.

Wednesday, July 24 Starts at 8:00 pm  | NIGHT AIR SHOW

Join us for the Lancaster (b-29s), USAF Demo (F-35, F22) Titan Aerobatics Team (T-6s); Bob Carlton (FoxJet); Matt Younkin (Beech 18); Kyle Fowler (Long-EZ); Ken Reider/Nate Hammond (RV-8/DHC-1 Chipmunk) ; Starlight Aerial Productions (drones); and fireworks with Reider/Hammond.

Thursday, July 25 2:15 pm to 6:00 pm CST

Be entertained by the SOCOM skydivers; showcase on JAARS and vintage aircraft; Michael Goulian (Extra 330SC); EAA Warbirds of America; Greg Koontz (Decathlon); Jim Peitz (Beech Bonanza); Class of ’45 (Corsair/P-51 Mustang); Skip Stewart (“Prometheus”); Philipp Steinbach (GameBird); USAF C-17 demo; USAF F-22 demo; Matt Younkin (Beech 18); U.S. Navy EA-18 Growlers; Red Bull Air Force; and Canadian Victory Flight (P-51/Spitfire/Hurricane).

Friday, July 26 2:15 pm to 6:00 pm CST

Enjoy the Canadian Forces Skyhawks skydivers; showcase on seaplanes; U.S. Navy EA-18 Growlers; Patty Wagstaff (Extra 330SC); EAA Warbirds of America; Bill Stein (Edge 540); Wisconsin National Guard demo; RJ Gritter (Decathlon); Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 demo; Canadian Forces Snowbirds; and the Yellow Ribbon Honor Flight return.

Saturday, July 27 2:15 pm to 6:00 pm CST

Enjoy the Canadian Forces Skyhawks skydivers; Michael Goulian (Extra 330SC); Red Bull Air Force (Aaron Fitzgerald, Kirby Chambliss, and Kevin Coleman); EAA Warbirds of America; Rob Holland (MXS-RH); Kyle Franklin (Super Cub); Bernie Vasquez (P-47); David Martin (Temco Super Pinto); USAF F-16 Viper demo; Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 demo; Canadian Victory Flight; and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds.

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Photo: Branden Bodendorfer

Saturday, July 27 Starts at 8:00 pm  | NIGHT AIR SHOW

Join us for the U.S. Navy EA-18 Growlers/Legacy Flight; David Martin (Temco Super Pinto); Titan Aerobatics Team (T-6s); Bob Carlton (FoxJet); Matt Younkin (Beech 18); Kyle Fowler (Long-EZ); Ken Reider/Nate Hammond (RV-8/DHC-1 Chipmunk); Starlight Aerial Productions (drones); and fireworks with Reider/Hammond.

Sunday, July 28 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm CST

Enjoy the Canadian Forces Skyhawks skydivers; Red Bull Air Force (Aaron Fitzgerald, Kirby Chambliss, Kevin Coleman); Bill Stein (Edge 540); Jim Peitz (Beech Bonanza); Jeff Boerboon (Extra 330SC); Titan Aerobatics Team (T-6s); RJ Gritter (Decathlon); Scott Yoak (P-51 Mustang); USAF F-16 Viper demo; Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 demo and Avro Lancaster; and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds.

The daily schedules are subject to change at any time without notice! For updates on the airshow schedule.

Tips for Watching the Air Show

To ensure you have the best possible experience at EAA AirVenture, here are some tips for watching the air show:

 1. Plan Ahead
Tickets and Accommodation: Purchase your tickets in advance and book your accommodation early. Oshkosh and the surrounding areas get very busy during AirVenture week, so securing your spot early is crucial. Ticket Information
Schedule: Check the event schedule ahead of time and plan which performances and workshops you don’t want to miss.

 2. Stay Comfortable
Clothing: Dress in layers and wear comfortable shoes. The weather can vary, and you’ll be doing a lot of walking.
Sun Protection: Bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses. The open-air setting means you’ll be exposed to the sun for long periods.
-Hydration and Snacks: Stay hydrated by bringing water bottles. While there are food vendors on-site, having snacks on hand can be helpful.


3. Find the Best Viewing Spots
Arrive Early: Get to the air showgrkund early to secure a good spot. Popular areas can fill up quickly, especially for marquee performances.
-Bring Chairs or Blankets: Having your own seating can make a big difference in comfort. A blanket or portable chair will ensure you have a place to sit and enjoy the show.

4. Make the Most of the Experience
Interact with Exhibitors: Take the time to visit the exhibitor booths and speak with industry experts. It’s a great way to learn more about the latest trends and innovations in aviation.
-Network: AirVenture is an excellent opportunity to meet fellow aviation enthusiasts, pilots, and industry professionals. Don’t hesitate to strike up conversations and share your passion for flight.

5. Capture the Memories – Photography Tips
Photography: Bring a good camera or smartphone to capture the amazing aircraft and aerial performances. Make sure to have extra batteries or a portable charger.
Social Media: Share your experiences on social media using the official hashtag #OSH24 to connect with other attendees and be part of the larger community.

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2024 is set to be an extraordinary celebration of flight, innovation, and community. Whether you’re there to witness the awe-inspiring aerobatics, learn from the best in the business, or simply soak in the unique atmosphere, Oshkosh is the place to be for aviation enthusiasts of all ages. Prepare for an unforgettable week, and get ready to be inspired by the magic of flight!