Living: The Big Fly-In at Oshkosh

Up in the air, junior birdmen!

The sky over the Wisconsin city of Oshkosh darkened last week as swarms of flying machines—biplanes and Breezies, power gliders and Gyrocopters, delta wings and Aerodusters—cavorted and capered in the air like drunken dragonflies. The occasion: the 25th annual convention of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), held at Wittman Field, where 430 homemade aircraft of every description registered for the festivities. Some, like Paul Sunday's 90%-completed Varieze, were trailered to Wisconsin. Others came in on a wing and a prayer. Michael Murphy, a TWA mechanic who...

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