The B-29 bomber “Doc” went before a panel of judges on Monday to compete against other “Warbirds” in a competition put on by the Experimental Aircraft Association. The competition awards the efforts of those who restore and rebuild World War II-era aircraft. On Tuesday, “Doc” will take to the skies over the EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin for the first of three appearances this week. (Video by Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
Immediately after touching down on the runway in Oshkosh, Wisconsin for the EAA AirVenture Air Show, it was apparent that the restored B-29 “Doc” was going to be the featured attraction out of the 20,000 airplanes schedule to be on hand for the week. The crew of “Doc," many of whom helped in the restoration of the plane, were overwhelmed by the response they received upon their arrival. (Video by Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
Five people have died and one other is hospitalized in critical condition as a result of tractor trailer wrecks in the Kansas City area since July 11. (Video courtesy of Mark Read, Kansas City Scout, Overland Park Fire Department, and Brian Price. Music by Kevin MacLeod)
Noah Goodwin,17, of Corinth, Texas, discusses his U.S. Junior Amateur semifinal win over Rayhan Thomas and talks about his history in the championship on July 21, 2017 at Flint Hills National Golf Club in Andover, Kan.
Matthew Wolff, 18, of Agoura Hills, Calif., discusses his U.S. Junior Amateur semifinal victory over Garrick Higgo and looks ahead to his championship match against Noah Goodwin on July 21, 2017 at Flint Hills National Golf Club in Andover, Kan.
The restored B-29 “Doc” took off from Wichita on Friday, July 21, 2017, headed for the EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The plane and crew will spend the night in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and will arrive in Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon. (Video by Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)