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Bigshu

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Does anyone know if the residence hall rooms without air conditioning have a window that can be opened?
 

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Before the AC, you could have made a killing on fan rental. Windows open, cool air outside, and so stagnant that not one bit would waft in. No room for a fan in the plane baggage. That was the last time I was in the dorms. I think the next year was the first that had AC option.
 

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Before the AC, you could have made a killing on fan rental. Windows open, cool air outside, and so stagnant that not one bit would waft in. No room for a fan in the plane baggage. That was the last time I was in the dorms. I think the next year was the first that had AC option.
I actually have a small portable rolling AC unit that I use when working in areas that are enclosed. The window is key for getting rid of the hot exhaust air. I put in my application for a dorm room, and we'll see how it goes. I'm not a great hot weather guy!
 

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Will be there Tuesday and Wednesday this year. Driving in from Waupaca, just hope we can get parked and through the gates by 07:30.
 

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A hot day at Oshkosh is like air conditioning down in the South.

No room during the times I went and stayed in the dorm. I got two bags , owner of the plane had two. I started driving and tent camping after that because his tent was in my seat in his plane. You can only carry so much in a two seat plane. Four hours was a nice ride; eleven by car.
 

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Reservation confirmed! Now to solidify my plans for what to focus on at the show. Any must see speakers/forums announced yet?
 

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A hot day at Oshkosh is like air conditioning down in the South.

No room during the times I went and stayed in the dorm. I got two bags , owner of the plane had two. I started driving and tent camping after that because his tent was in my seat in his plane. You can only carry so much in a two seat plane. Four hours was a nice ride; eleven by car.
I'm from South Carolina and in 2011 got sun poisoning at A/V, go figure. Also, on the point of a two seat airplane, we are planning on flying the Cessna 150 to A/V, a 9 + hr trip. I'm trying to get the weight figured out with tents and such. One tent weighs 3.6 lbs, and one is 9 lbs and that's not acceptable so I'm looking for another light weight tent and I don't want to spend $200 on a backpacking tent. It's going to be slim pickins for baggage !
Bob
 

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Exposure sucks, you do have to take care of yourself out there. I know I can’t carry enough water. Best tent is the easiest to put up that is cheap.
 

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I am driving up from TN and bringing my son with me, as of now we are camping, planning on being in a tent but might throw an "overlander" rig on the truck. I will not get there until probably Monday AM, so I am hoping a decent campsite will be left.
 

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If you never have seen Wittman Field other than during AirVenture, you might enjoy this video. Scroll down once at this site, taken from a post by Pago Bay Wittman. Field. - KITPLANES

PS Our coffee spot is Homebuilt Headquarters, shown in the 7th photo down.

BJC
Thanks for posting that. Even though it was published last September, I left a comment on the site about how much I enjoyed reading it, and the place homebuilt airplanes occupies in my life.
 
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