Just about everyone enjoys watching airplanes soaring overhead. A recently compiled list of the best aviation events to come will be of real interest to many.
2018 Will Be a Year of Fascinating, Exciting Air Shows and Other Aviation Events
There are hundreds of aviation events nationwide each year, and that total has been creeping up steadily. For the year to come, the list’s author singled out the following as some of those most likely to be worth attending.
- AIAA Aviation Forum. The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the country’s leading aviation engineering group. Every year, it hosts a gigantic event that brings together many of the industry’s thought leaders and most ambitious businesses. The upcoming iteration of the AIAA Aviation Forum will be co-hosted by industry giant Boeing and features as many as 3,000 speakers. All those who enjoy hearing about the state-of-the-art aspects of aviation and its future prospects will find plenty of interest.
- Airways Spot and Greet. Many aviation enthusiasts prefer to spend time in the field, looking for airplanes and sharing their discoveries and experiences with others. Despite having only a few years of history behind it, the annual Airways Spot and Greet gathering has become a top event for those of this bent. With many commercial and other aircraft to fly over the crowd on the field below, plenty of opportunities for seeing new things will be available.
- EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. If the Airways Spot and Greet is the highly popular newcomer, the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is an old friend of aviation enthusiasts everywhere. Still standing as what its organizers describe as the largest event of its kind anywhere, this annual production put on by the Experimental Aircraft Association is never to be missed.
Many More Ways for Aviation Enthusiasts to Have Fun
With quite a few other appealing events also making the same list, everyone who appreciates airplanes will want to have a look. There are now more aviation shows and conferences held each year than ever before, and that means fans of every kind will be catered to well. With so many interesting options to look into, no aviation enthusiast will be left out.