Monday, 3 August 2009

Oshkosh by the numbers

The Oshkosh numbers are out, and the good news is that even in this tough climate attendance is up.

Attendance: 578,000 - up 12% on 2008

Total aircraft: over 10,000

Exhibition aircraft: 2,652 (highest number since 2005). The breakdown was...
1,023 hombuilt aircraft; 1,007 vintage aircraft; 355 warbirds; 116 ultralights; 99 seaplanes; 36 aerobatic aircraft and 16 rotorcraft

Commercial exhibitors: 750

Number of people camping: 41,000

The event was reported on by 907 members of the media.

If you want to be part of the numbers next year, the dates for your diary are 26th July to 1st August.

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