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9 Reasons Why EAA Airventure 2014 Was The Best Ever

The numbers are in, and 2014 was one of the highest attended Airventure shows in history. But in addition to the sheer number of people, there are many reasons why it was so great. Here are just a few.

1) 500,000 People

There were over a half-million people at Airventure this year, and everywhere you turned, it was packed.

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2) 10,000 Aircraft

More than 10,000 aircraft descended into Oshkosh and nearby airports for the show. Need proof? Just look at this picture.

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3) 2,649 Showplanes

There were over 2,600 showplanes at Oshkosh, and many of them put on aerial demonstrations every day.

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4) 303 Warbirds

One of the best things at Airventure? The sheer number of warbirds. 303 to be exact.

5) This Wall Of Fire

For the pyrotechnic in all of us.

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6) Thousands Of Selfies

With this many beautiful planes, how could you resist?

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7) 7 Day Airshows

High-paced entertainment, with lots of smoke.

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8) 2 Night Airshows

What more needs to be said?

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9) The One And Only Thunderbirds

It was their first time at Airventure. And they were incredible.

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Colin Cutler

Colin is a Boldmethod co-founder, pilot and graphic artist. He's been a flight instructor at the University of North Dakota, an airline pilot on the CRJ-200, and has directed development of numerous commercial and military training systems. You can reach him at

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