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Old 04-13-2021, 06:32 AM
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At the 8:30 AM press briefing, it was announced that the number of planes already on the field is about the same as Thursdays in years past. Lots of type clubs are expecting record numbers.
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Old 04-13-2021, 08:39 AM
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Exhibit buildings are not fully sold out, crowds seem light. But it is early in the week.
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Old 04-13-2021, 10:25 AM
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Very short lines at the food courts, vacancies in the exhibit buildings, crowds seem down.
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Old 04-13-2021, 12:03 PM
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At the 8:30 AM press briefing, it was announced that the number of planes already on the field is about the same as Thursdays in years past. Lots of type clubs are expecting record numbers.
Aren't people usually heading out around Thursday? This sounds like a fishy data point
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Old 04-13-2021, 12:43 PM
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Aren't people usually heading out around Thursday? This sounds like a fishy data point
I think there are a lot of people looking for an outlet. They have been cooped up for a year and the opportunity to attend a big outdoor event is very attractive. I think SnF will do fine this year and Oshkosh will be gangbusters.
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Old 04-13-2021, 12:56 PM
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I agree. I'm suggesting that they are comparing Tuesday's numbers which I suspect are usually the highest for fly-ins with Thursday's numbers which I thought were usually lower? I can't seem to find historical data to compare though.
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Old 04-13-2021, 12:58 PM
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Today’s weather was perfect— not a cloud in the sky. I had access to a golf cart so went ahead and grabbed a couple of cases of 20W-50 oil and ran them to my truck. I thought the crowds were pretty good sized for Sun-n-Fun, being the first day and all.
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Old 04-13-2021, 01:49 PM
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Wish I was there...... only second time in about 15 years i haven't been there

Enjoy and anyone passing E-Mag booth say to brad - Mike says Hi !!!!
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I can't make SNF, sadly, but I'm going to be at OSH if I have to crawl there.

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I think there are a lot of people looking for an outlet. They have been cooped up for a year and the opportunity to attend a big outdoor event is very attractive. I think SnF will do fine this year and Oshkosh will be gangbusters.
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