- The AirVenture air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, draws 10,000 planes and 500,000 aviation enthusiasts
- Here are five of the best moments from one of the best aviation events on the planet
Oshkosh, Wisconsin (CNN)While the rest of America has been watching the presidential conventions, avgeeks from around the world have been rocking a kind of aviation Woodstock.
Gigantic messages across the sky
The C-5M Super Galaxy: 'It looks bigger in real life'
- The C-5M Super Galaxy is so big that its cargo hold could swallow the body of another big Lockheed cargo plane, the C-130. But come on now, who would really want to do that with a perfectly good C-130?
- It's so long that the floor of its cargo hold is actually longer than the first flight of the Wright brothers.
- The Super Galaxy is so gigantic that pilots say the most challenging thing about it is filling it up with fuel in the air and making sure it doesn't bump into anything when it's on the ground.