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WWI Aircraft Encampment at AirVenture 2018

Royal Flying Corps Sopwith F.1 Camel in 1914-1916

OSHKOSH, WI – July 5, 2018: The Vintage Aircraft Association is pleased to announce that nine WWI aircraft are scheduled to be in a recreated WWI Encampment at Vintage during AirVenture 2018.

Currently scheduled to arrive are a Folker DVII, Sopwith Snipe, Sopwith Pup, Albatross, DH4, SES, Sophwith Camel, Berloit XI, and a J-1. Six of these planes are restorations of the original aircraft while three are replicas.

The WWI Aircraft Encampment will be on the Vintage airshow flightline beginning at Row 50 which is just south of Boeing Plaza and the EAA Communications Center. The planes will be right under the red Vintage Pylon. On Tuesday several of these planes will be on display in Boeing Plaza. On other days specific planes will be at Vintage in Review for pilot interviews beginning at 10:45 am.

Each day at 1:30 pm an engine run-up will be conducted with at least one of the antique engines at the encampment.

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