New Designs, Record Attendance Highlight Eaa Airventure ’98
OSHKOSH, WIS. The 46th annual Experimental Aircraft Assn. convention and sport aircraft exhibition drew a record 855,000 people and 2,750 amateur-built aircraft, and underscored strong growth in the general aviation industry. AirVenture ’98, held here July 29-Aug. 4, also attracted the largest number of exhibitors in the show’s history and witnessed the introduction of a number of new aircraft, ranging from conventional airplanes to unconventional autogyros. Perhaps chief among the latest designs was VisionAire’s VA-12B Spirit personal jet.
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