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EAA Oshkosh: the Best Airventure Photography

1 July 2016

EAA Oshkosh: the Best Airventure Photography, Hal Bryan/James P. Busha/Dick Knapinski, 2016, ISBN 978-0-7603-5184-0, 244 pp.

EAA Oshkosh: the Best Photography by Hal Bryan, James P. Busha & Dick Knapinski

EAA Oshkosh: the Best Photography by Hal Bryan, James P. Busha & Dick Knapinski

Oshkosh. Magical. Military aircraft. Historic aircraft. Inventive aircraft. Homebuilt aircraft and mass produced aircraft. And all of it flying 🙂

EAA Oshkosh: the Best Airventure Photography is the book to get for EAA Oshkosh history, culture and amazement—all through top-of-the-line photos and crisp, refreshing and intuitive writing. The air-to-air images are the most populus though all the photos, whether shot from an accompanying aircraft, from on high or down low are One-A. The life and culture that is Oshkosh is also lovingly treated and sets the book apart from its kin.

Historical, unique, oddball and inventive images of aircraft show aviation’s history as well as spectrum. Warbirds, seaplanes, utralights, autogyros and others fill the pages between the covers with most from the USA but many from other countries refreshingly presented as well.

Everyone’s favorite aircraft is likely present in EAA Oshkosh: the Best Airventure Photography. The Lockheed Hudson to the Supermarine Seafire, the Short Bros. Sunderland to the Lockwood Drifter. The Republic Seabee to the Fairey Gannet. And so many, many more!

EAA Oshkosh: the Best Airventure Photography is cozy in size though large in impact. Literally dozens upon dozens of aircraft are included with amazing photography. The writing and insights are inspirational and allow vicariously experiencing this grand aviation event—including not to be repeated visits of some aircraft. The scope of beautiful writing and world-class images, by well over a dozen world-class photographers and three top tier authors, mark this book as destined for anyone’s library or wish list.

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Zenith Press provided a copy of EAA Oshkosh: the Best Airventure Photography, as is the publishing custom, for an objective review.

 

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  1. 1 July 2016 01:57

    Never been to Oshkosh. The only serious chance I had to go, I was asked to ride shotgun with a guy who owns a P-51. The last minute, got a subpoena from Federal District Court on a civil trial where I had been hired as an expert. Federal judges tend to be unsympathetic about excuses, even when it involves Oshkosh and a long cross country in a Mustang. Something always comes up. Later this year, plan to make an off season visit to the museum. The nearest hotel has real brother-in-law rates for the off season, so that’s cool for a long weekend of sightseeing. I will take my camera and share pics. :mrgreen:

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      2 July 2016 08:04

      Hello Chuck. I have yet to go to Oshkosh myself but it will be awhile. Your photos are always welcome here 🙂

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