EAA Opens Vehicle Registration for 'Planes, Manes and Automobiles' Event Coming in July
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. - (April 21, 2006) — Advance vehicle registration has opened for EAA's "Planes, Manes & Automobiles," one of the Midwest's most imaginative transportation shows, which features beautifully maintained aircraft and motor vehicles. The show will be held Saturday, July 1, on the EAA Aviation Center grounds in Oshkosh.
The event, presented by EAA and the Midwest Mustang Association, was created to celebrate two legendary "Mustangs" in transportation history - The North American P-51 "Mustang" fighter plane from the World War II era and the Ford Mustang motor car. The show also includes other Ford vehicles from throughout the Ford Motor Company's history that extends for more than 100 years.
Auto entrants will be eligible for judging in one of 24 separate categories, plus have an opportunity to have their vehicle be photographed with one of EAA's classic P-51 fighter planes or an A-4 jet from the 1960s. There are also lunch and afternoon driving "cruise" options available to participants.
Complete registration details are available through the EAA AirVenture Museum web site at www.airventuremuseum.org/mustangs. Event registration is $20, which includes museum admission for all vehicle occupants. Free souvenir dash plaques will be available for all vehicles pre-registered by June 15, 2006.
This event is also supported by Action Printers, Rainbow Screen Printing and Racette Ford of Oshkosh.
EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH is The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration and EAA's yearly membership convention. EAA members receive lowest prices on admission rates. For more information on EAA and its programs, call 1-800-JOIN-EAA (1-800-564-6322) or visit www.eaa.org. EAA AirVenture information is also available through the World Wide Web at www.airventure.org.