EAA announces virtual aviation celebration

Photo: Chris Verhyen

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Organizers of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual fly-in and convention announced a virtual aviation celebration Friday.

According to its website,  the EAA’s Spirit of Aviation Week will start July 21 and showcase the spectrum of flight in a virtual way.

The website said participants can share their favorite aviation experiences on social media using the hashtag #EAAtogether.

Approximately 642,000 people attended the convention last year when more than 10,000 aircraft arrived at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh and other airports in east-central Wisconsin.