EAA AirVenture


The Largest Gathering of Aircraft & Aviation Enthusiasts

July 22 – 28, 2024 Oshkosh, WI

KipAero GP Tent Booth 310

Booth 310 – Main Aircraft

At EAA AirVenture 2024, KipAero representatives will be onsite to discuss your early aero project. From Sopwith aeroplane kits, Gnome rotary engines, special projects, to custom products, KipAero’s team is here to help you reach your early aviation goal.

Look for the green army tent at Main Aircraft, Booth 310. Don’t miss daily Gnome Monosoupape engine runs at the Vintage Red Barn. Check the daily schedule for engine times.

Presentations

To enhance your WW1 knowledge, attend one of the presentations Kip Lankenau will be giving about early aeroplanes:

Flying Early Aeroplanes

Get ready to turn back the clock and learn what flying was like long ago. With their unique flying characteristics and operating requirements, combined with the challenge of period engines and equipment, there is nothing like flying an early aeroplane.

Get ready to turn back the clock and learn what flying was like long ago. With their unique flying characteristics and operating requirements, combined with the challenge of period engines and equipment, there is nothing like flying an early aeroplane.

Monday, July 22 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
EAA Museum – Hilton Theater


Lighter-Than-Air  in the Great War

Lighter-Than-Air in the Great War

From balloons and blimps to dirigibles, the importance and use of lighter-than-air was and still is greatly misunderstood. Many commanders of the time considered the support of their lighter-than-air elements essential to combat operations.

Tuesday, July 23 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
EAA Museum – Hilton Theater


Flying at Sea: The Royal Naval Air Service in WW1

By the end of the First World War, Britain’s Royal Naval Air Service was conducting aircraft operations from many types of warships. Come learn about the birth of the aircraft carrier.

Wednesday, July 24 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
EAA Museum – Hilton Theater


Flying the Western Front Foker Triplane

Flying the Western Front

Find out what it was really like to fly on the Western Front during the Great War (WWI) from the British perspective. From weather and topography, types of machines and their evolution, operations, tactics, training, and daily struggles on the front lines, come hear about the trials and tribulations of a British pilot.

Thursday, July 25 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
EAA Museum – Hilton Theater


Langley & Mechanical Flight

His name forever tied to the very public failure of his man carrying Aerodrome, Samuel Pierpont Langley’s earlier groundbreaking studies of aerodynamics and successful experiments in mechanical flight inspired many others, including the Wright brothers.


Friday, July 26 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
EAA Museum – Hilton Theater