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- Horizontal Stabilizer (49:40)
- Vertical Stabilizer (21:15)
- Rudder (32:15)
- Right Elevator (35:45)
- Left Elevator (30:50)
- Inventory & Setup (9:30)
- Left Wing Prep (54:30)
- Left Fuel Tank (45:20)
- Left Wing Skins (46:10)
- Right Wing Prep (34:15)
- Right Fuel Tank (47:50)
- Right Wing Skins (40:15)
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- Inventory and Setup (7:15)
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- F-704 Bulkhead (13:25)
- F-705 Bulkhead (14:20)
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- Tailcone (29:30)
- Center Section (35:15)
- Forward Section (52:40)
- Forward Assembly (24:30)
- Skins/Baggage Area (46:30)
- Seats & Seat Floors (30:15)
- Flaps & Gear Mounts (18:15)
- Fuselage Plumbing (14:0)
- Tail Feathers (16:35)
- Front Deck/Firewall (58:50)
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- Electrical (57:30)
- Electrical Part 2 (24:0)
- Canopy (22:30)
- Landing Gear (18:35)
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Magnificent Boeing Plaza - AirVenture 2016 - EAA
There's a sense of awe that comes over you when you see the magnificent aircraft on display every day at AirVenture.
Flying in a Winter Wonderland - Skiplane Flying - EAA
Skiplane flying becomes an integral part of life once winter weather begins to encroach on many remote communities in places like Canada and Alaska.
Way Better Late Than Never - Kurt Gubertís Fly Baby Biplane - EAA
Why did I wait so long? That's what Kurt Gubert, EAA 441434, said on May 16, 2015, when he made the first flight of his eye-catching Fly Baby biplane, a project that began more than 35 years ago. Find the answer in the January 2017 issue of EAA Sport Aviation magazine.
Timeless Treasures - Vintage Aircraft at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 - EAA
The Vintage area at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is a haven for those who restore, fly, or simply love the aircraft of yesterday. In this video, we take a look back at the antiques and classics that were on display at AirVenture Oshkosh 2016, including close-up looks at Spartan Executives, a unique Ryan ST, a historic Interstate Cadet, and a brand-new 1909 Curtiss Pusher, among many others. Enjoy this trip back in time to the golden age of aviation.
Homebuilts at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 - EAA
The Homebuilts area is the place to go for the makers and doers at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. With daily workshops and forums, it is also the perfect place for current and aspiring builders to gather and share information and inspiration. Homebuilders from all over bring their aircraft to share the results of their hard work and dedication.
34 Vans Aircraft Oshkosh Mass Arrival Sunday July 24 2016. - George Ford
Great video by George Ford! On Sunday July 26th a flight including 34 aircraft arrive at Oshkosh WI. Meet the pilots and see what it's like flying in the cockpit of a Vans RV.
XCub Exposed. Number three off the production line - EAA
EAA director of publications Jim Busha and senior editor Hal Bryan both had a chance to fly XCub, number three off the production line, in April and shares the full story, including their impressions, in the September issue of Sport Aviation.
World's Busiest Airspace - AirVenture Fisk Arrival with US Coast Guard - Oshkosh - ATC audio - FlightChops
2000+ planes arrived in a few hours, and it tested ATC as well as the Pilots!
Oshkosh 2016 - 34 Ship Formation Flight - George Ford
On Tuesday 34 aircraft flew several passes over Oshkosh. These pilots were selected as a special team from all over the U.S.A. to participate in a unique demonstration to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Vans Aircraft.
Mass Arrivals at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 - Sunday Part 2 - AirshowStuffVideos
Part 2 of mass arrivals on runway 27 at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016. Filmed on Sunday, July 24th.
AirVenture 2016 Wrap-Up - EAA
Take a look back at #OSH16 with the Martin MARS - Coulson Flying Tankers, The Canadian Forces Snowbirds, EAA's 2 millionth Young Eagle flight with Harrison Ford, plus more.
AirVenture 2016 - Saturday Highlights - EAA
Saturday highlights at #OSH16 feature a true coming home for Vietnam veterans on an Old Glory Honor Flight part of the Honor Flight Network, kids get a dream come true thanks to Make-A-Wish America and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection , Drones, ‎WWI planes and much much more!
AirVenture 2016 - Friday Highlights - EAA
Relive the action of #OSH16 with Friday's highlights as we welcome home Old Glory Honor Flight recipients and The Canadian Forces Snowbirds back to Oshkosh.
AirVenture 2016 - Wednesday Update - EAA
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds​ arrival, Founder's Innovation Prize winner, WomenVenture, the RV-6 30th Anniversary, U.S. Coast Guard aviation, and the daily air show are some of the highlights from today's update!
AirVenture 2016 - Tuesday Update - EAA
Day 2 at #OSH16 was as spectacular as the first!

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