GREENVILLE, Wis. — Mack Dubose gave his aircraft a preflight check, settled up his bill with flight services and prepared for a multi-day flight back to his home state of Washington.

What You Need To Know Hundreds of planes and pilots land at airports outside of Oshkosh That drives everything from aviation fuel sales to dinning and entertainment expenditures A 2017 report put the annual economic impact of the event at $170 million for Oshkosh and surrounding counties​

He was one of thousands of pilots flying into Wisconsin for EAA’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, a weeklong convention, airshow and celebration of aviation.

Rather than landing directly in Oshkosh, Dubose was operating from Appleton International Airport, about 25 miles away.

“It was

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