Join over 700 seaplane pilots, seaplane fans and SPA members for live music, food, beer, raffles, a fund raising auction and just a darn good time at this year's Oshkosh AirVenture.
Dinner: Enjoy roasted corn along with brats, beans, cake, beer, water, and soda. Corn roasts are outdoor celebrations traditional to Wisconsin. The best meal to experience while attending AirVenture!
Where and When:
The event starts at 6PM local time on Thursday July 28
The event takes place at 885 Ripple Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54901, which can be accessed by public roads and/or by going through the last gate on the Southwest side of Wittman Regional Airport (AirVenture) by the seaplane parking area.
Corn Roast Ticket
Member (adult) tickets are just $30
Youth tickets for those under 21 are $20
Non-Member tickets are $40
This event is known to sell out. We highly suggest purchasing your tickets in advance. You can purchase tickets by calling our office at 863-701-7979, in person at either our main booth in Hangar C or our seaplane base booth at AirVenture, or choose the easiest option online by clicking here...
Solo Circumnaviator Michael Smith
The plan wasn't to ﬂy around the world, it started just as a trip from Sydney to London; to retrace the old 1938 Qantas ﬂying boat route. It was very much an international journey: Michael Smith is an Australian/British dual citizen pilot, with a US FAA land and sea private VFR license, he ﬂew in a US built and registered Searey amphibian, christened the Southern Sun.
In 2015 over a seven month journey Southern Sun circumnavigated the world, visiting 25 countries, 80 cities, across 32,000 miles, with 480 hours ﬂying.
Multi Engine Seaplane Rating
4 days, 3 night stay at Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina. Round trip flight with Tropic Ocean Airways.
Experience first class service with Tropic Ocean Airways as they transport you on your chartered flight from their executive facility of Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina in the Bahamas on a Tropic Ocean Airways seaplane for 4 days and 3 nights.
Three Day Intensive Seaplane Training Course including Dunk Tank Training: Provided by Southern Seaplane
There is no finer safety course around than Southern Seaplanes three day safety course. This course includes an intensive and detailed classroom training of specific performance considerations, potential maintenance problem areas, a full day of extremely realistic dunk tank training, and flight training all designed to make you and your passengers safer.
Seaplane rating with Coeur d'Alene Seaplanes
The rating includes up to six hours of training in the gorgeous mountains of North Idaho, with over 50 lakes and 4 major rivers on which to play. Aircraft is a 1946 Piper Cub Super Cruiser on straight Edo 2000 floats. Included is the course book, ground lessons, and GoPro in-flight recordings. Seaplane Pilots Association Field Director, Mike Kincaid, will be donating his FAA check ride fee and will photograph the lucky winner on Hayden Lake!
Cher Hogan Wood-framed Print
Wood-framed print by aviation artist Cher Hogan of one of the world's iconic seaplanes, a working Canadian de Havilland Beaver, at rest at the dock.
Two Night Stay at the Hammondsport Hotel During the Glen Curtiss Seaplane Homecoming Weekend
Enjoy the Glen Curtiss Homecoming weekend while staying in the brand new Hammondsport Hotel, Best Western Plus. Two night stay, September Friday 16th and Saturday 17th in a suite. Value $540
AI Miniflex Inflatable Boat with Honda Outboard Motor: Provided by AI Boats with Honda Marine
This fantastic soft bottom inflatable boat comes with Honda's BF2.3 outboard motor, one of the world's lightest four-stroke outboards. The boat has a LOA of 6'7", beam is 4', and a tube diameter of 13". It is rated for 3hp and 2 passengers. Dry weight is 53lbs and 85lbs with the Honda outboard motor.
Seaplane Rating with Cubs Floats and Fun
Cubs Floats and Fun seaplane rating consists of up to seven hours of flight instruction, two hours of ground instruction, the Cubs Floats and Fun Seaplane Training Manual, and Step up to Floats 2. Located in Louisiana as well as Texas.
As always there will be many raffle prizes to win at the Corn Roast. Lots of SPA products like seaplane parking signs, shirts, hats, PFD's, and flight jacket. More items from Seaplane Pilots Association supporters will also be included.