Important Information for EAA AirVenture 2023
The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration! Use the links on this page to access critical details pertaining to Warbirds aircraft owners and pilots for Oshkosh, including aircraft pre-registration, NOTAM, and pilot notes.
General Information for Warbirds Pilots
Warbird pilots attending EAA AirVenture Oshkosh are encouraged to review the following details. Topics such as lodging, AirVenture NOTAM, schedules, flying in the air show, judging, fueling, and other critical information are covered below. Watch www.facebook.com/EAAWarbirds/ for updates.
Members, pilots, volunteers, and attendees at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh have many choices regarding where to stay during their visit. Hotels, dorms, camping, and private home rentals are the most popular.
Visit: http://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/plan-your-eaa-airventure-trip for lodging options.
Warbirds Camping for Pilots
Improved campsites in the Warbirds Campground are full. If you wish to camp in an improved site with water and electric hook ups, please refer to Camp Scholler. If you plan on camping in a tent in the Warbirds Campground, please check in at the campground building. Tent camping is $34.00 per night.
Where to Rent a Car
Avis 800-352-7900, Budget 920-232-0785, or Enterprise 920-236-6777. For more information and amazing discounts, please visit https://www.eaa.org/eaa/eaa-membership/eaa-member-benefits/discount-programs/eaa-travel-choices#
Attention Warbird Amateur Radio Operators
The Warbird Board of Directors will be sponsoring a special event station during EAA AirVenture 2023, July 24 – 30. All Warbird members with current amateur licenses are invited to operate W9W during daylight hours. Non-licensed Warbird members may participate under the supervision of a licensed amateur operator. The station will be located on the Warbirds’ grounds near Warbirds’ HQ. ICOM America will support the event with HF, VHF and UHF radio equipment. Other sponsors include Heil Sound, RadioWavz, DX Engineering and US Tower.
Operations will take place on 40 through 10 meters. Operations are expected to take place on or near 7225 MHz, 14250 MHz, 21235 MHz, and 28425 MHz. The station will also operate on 2 meters and 440 simplex. An event QSL card will be issued for contacts with W9W.
If you would like to get on the schedule to operate W9W please contact Ray Novak @ email@example.com. Station hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Requests for operations in addition to those hours will be considered.