Despite a drenched beginning that initially forced organizers of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture 2010 to turn away thousands of aircraft, attendance at the weeklong event ending Aug. 1 rebounded to a total of 535,000 people. The rains had curtailed attendance by 75% in the early part of the event, and fewer than 1,200 aircraft were tied down in grass parking areas by the second day. But by the end of the week, the event in Oshkosh, Wis., had drawn more than 10,000 ...


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