Staggering fuel prices and a deteriorating economy pose serious threats to general aviation—but the Experimental Aircraft Assn. is optimistic that these will not halt the annual migration of Osh­koshers eager to embrace new technology and build GA’s future. Nowhere is the passion for aviation so palpable and eloquently expressed. Each year 500,000-650,000 people from around the world, 10,000 private aircraft, 2,500 show aircraft and 800 exhibitors descend on Wittman Regional Airport in ...

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