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Vintage Birds-Bluebird Chapter “Fly-In” to Oshkosh, WI & the U-P

  • 24 Jul 2016
  • 6 Aug 2016
  • Oshkosh, WI & the U-P

Vintage Birds-Bluebird Chapter “Fly-In” to Oshkosh, WI & the U-P

Sunday July 24 to Saturday August 6th 2016

Make your reservations now! All you need to do is get your EAA membership and join us

for the greatest aviation show in the world. EAA Members receive up to 40% off AirVenture

admission and other special member values. We've arranged for early arrivals to come

in on the 23rd and stay for the full week of the show. Tickets can be purchased at the entrance

when you arrive (there are several windows to keep lines to a minimum) or you can

also purchase your tickets online to save time by visiting the campground website at http://

www.eaa.org/en/airventure/plan-your-eaa-airventure-trip/eaa-camping-information/campscholler

. You'll be directed where to park and also will have the opportunity to get your

wristbands for entry to the airshow. There are many helpful volunteers to answer your

questions or point you in the right direction! Maps of the complex are available at all admission

gates and locations throughout the grounds.

If you want to join us, email shanefedeli@gmail.com . We'll be staying in Camp Scholler,

which is attached to Wittman Regional Airport. Your show ticket and camping permit are

sold separately. The show ticket provides unlimited access to the show, museum and includes

free transportation on the campground and shuttles on the show grounds. For those

who have bicycles, they are a great way to get to and from the show and late night movies.

Other helpful survival tips for attending the show can be found by clicking here.

Our Weekly Itinerary follows on the next page, along with a signup sheet. Please print or

complete the necessary fields and mail with a check for $50 to Shane Fedeli, 311 Robin

Road, Hershey, PA 17033. Registration required by April 15, 2016

Schedule of events

Saturday, July 23- Campground opens for early arrivals. Dinner out at local restaurant for

members

Sunday, July 24- Morning tour of EAA Aircraft museum and afternoon trip to Union Star

Cheese Co. for some for some of the best Wisconsin Cheese around! Potluck dinner back at

campground.

Monday, July 25- Opening day of air show. We will venture down to the flight-line at sunrise

(5:30 AM) for Ultra-light takeoffs and breakfast at the hangar. Tent displays, workshops

and aircraft will be on full-view, plus the always anticipated opening-night concert happens

right after the daily air show. This will be a BIG DAY… so get a nap!

Tuesday, July 26- Innovations Day: The latest flying technology on display, plus the “Shark

Tank”-style finals for the Founders Innovation Prize. Smoked Brisket dinner at 6:30 PM at

campsite. Movie night at the “Fly-in Theatre” (free) weather permitting.

Wednesday, July 27- Pearl Harbor 75th Commemoration and WomenVenture Day: A salute

to the heroism of December 7, 1941. Group outing to the Seaplane base via Airventure shuttle

bus in the afternoon. The first of the week’s two nightly air shows.

Thursday, July 28- Young Eagles Day and the Centennial of Coast Guard Aviation: A celebration

of the 2 millionth Young Eagle flown, plus a flight line featuring the hard-working

aircraft of the U.S. Coast Guard. Potluck Dinner back at campsite. Movie night at the “Fly-in

Theatre” (free) weather permitting.

Friday, July 29- Salute to Veterans Day and the 25th anniversary of Desert Storm Aviation:

The emotional Yellow Ribbon Honor Flight highlights honors for the vets, while the aircraft

made more famous by Operation Desert Storm are on display. Dinner on your own.

Saturday, July 30- Salute to World War I aviation and Boeing Aircraft’s 100th anniversary:

Aircraft from a century ago take to the sky, while a century of progress by one of the world’s

legendary aircraft makers is recognized. The second of the week’s night air show finishes the

evening.

Sunday, July 31 to August 3rd- Depart Camp Scholler by 10:30 and caravan north to

Houghton, MI for 4 days of sightseeing on the Keweenaw Penisula including Copper Harbor,

Brockway Mountain, Calumet, Michigan Tech and other sites of interest. Optional All-

Day cruise to Isle Royale National Park on Tuesday, August 2. Those wishing to visit the

park should book ahead for passage on the “Isle Royale Queen IV” by calling (906) 289-

4437. You can also visit http://www.isleroyale.com/ for more information.

Thursday, August 4 & Friday August 5- Journey to Marquette/Munising from Houghton-

Visit Picture Rocks National Seashore, Grand Island and the pristine waters of Lake Superior.

Saturday & Sunday August 6th & 7th - Homeward journey for most, others can stick around

with Vintage Bird members Alan and Debbi Darson to continue seeing all that the U-P has

to offer!


Vintage Birds-Bluebird Chapter Rally at Oshkosh, WI

Reservation Information

Name(s): _________________________________________________________

Address: _________________________________________________________

City, _________________State,_______________ ZIP code:________________

Phone number(s):___________________________________________________

FMCA#______________ VB / FofF#_________________________________

Email Address:______________________________________________________

Coach Model, length: ________________________________________________

This is a Vintage Birds-Bluebird Chapter rally. Current Members of FMCA are permitted to

attend as guests of the chapter, but YOU MUST be a current member of FMCA to attend the

rally.

$50 Rally Fee includes daily coffee and morning snacks along with a Smoked brisket dinner

on Tuesday night for up to two people. We will have potluck dinners on Sunday night and

Thursday night.

The second week on the U-P of Michigan will require additional reservations at campgrounds

in Houghton and Marquette-Munising. Please check here if you plan to join us for

the second week- _________ (YES, WE PLAN TO ATTEND WEEK #2)


We will include you on further details about booking campsites etc.. in the U-P

Mail your form with a check for $50 to

Shane Fedeli

311 Robin Road

Hershey, PA 17033


All information is believed to be correct, however, all questions concerning rally information presented on this web site should be addressed to the Rally Host.

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