ToriiTours Aussies to Oshkosh and Dayton

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Day 1 - Sunday 22 July 2017 AUSTRALIA - OSHKOSH
Join tour members at Sydney, or Melbourne Airports for your flights to Chicago. We arrive the same day, after crossing the International Date Line and transfer to Oshkosh, your home for EAA AirVenture 2018.

Day 2 - Day 6 Monday 23 - Friday 27 July OSHKOSH
Five days to enjoy the ultimate venue for aviation enthusiasts, Sport Aviation's World Capital - EAA AirVenture “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration”. The 66th Annual Convention at Wittman Regional
Airport will be home to hundreds of show planes and thousands of private aircraft will fill the transient aircraft parking area. From
Jennies to Jets EAA has it all, Homebuilts, Antiques, Classics, Warbirds, Light Planes, Ultralights, Rotorcraft and Aerobatic aircraft. Walk along the flight line, visit the Forums area & the Exhibit Buildings, and enjoy the highlight of AirVenture, the daily afternoon Airshow spectacular. Evenings offer superb aviation programs and entertainment. A visit to the EAA AirVenture Museum; Pioneer Airport; and the Picturesque AirVenture Seaplane Base are recommended. Oshkosh is a major tourist centre and a truly scenic area to explore.

Day 7 - Saturday 28 July OSHKOSH - DAYTON
Departing Oshkosh, we travel by coach via the farmlands & cities of Indiana and Illinois to the birthplace of Aviation, Dayton, Ohio, home of the Wright Brothers, and known as the city that "taught the world to fly”.

Day 8 - Sunday 29 July DAYTON
Today is spent at the US Air Force Museum, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the largest & oldest military aviation museum in the world. Exhibits include over 300 aircraft and missiles from the days of the Wright Brothers, through the First and Second World Wars, the Cold War and Korea to the Space Age. Walk in the footsteps of presidents, astronauts, test pilots and those brought out of captivity in the Presidential Gallery, where the Museum’s collection of Presidential aircraft are displayed. A Boeing VC-137C known as SAM (Special Air Mission) 26000, used by eight presidents & the aircraft that served as Air Force One on the day of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. In addition to Air Force One, you may walk through the presidential aircraft of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower; see the only remaining XB-70 Valkyrie; & the C- 141C Hanoi Taxi, which airlifted the first American prisoners of war out of North Vietnam in February 1973.

Day 9 - Monday 30 July DAYTON
A morning visit to the Wright Brothers Memorial and historic Huffman Prairie, where the Wright Brothers perfected both their flying skills and their aircraft. Afterwards lunch at the Engineers Club Dayton, Wilbur and Orvilles Club, before our visit to America's Packard Museum, the world's only restored Packard Dealership operating as a museum, and the only fulltime museum dedicated exclusively to the Packard Motor Car Company, its products and philosophies.

Day 10 – Tuesday 31 July DAYTON - AUSTRALIA
A late morning departure to Cincinnati Airport for your return flights to Australia.

Day 11 – Wed 01 Aug IN FLIGHT

Day 12 – Thur 02 Aug AUSTRALIA
Morning arrivals in Sydney & Melbourne