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The Cessna 150 turns 50; celebrates with fly-in to Oshkosh

The plane that taught thousands to fly, the Cessna 150, turns 50 this year. Today,  owners are celebrating with a mass fly-in to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual AirVenture, held in Oshkosh, Wisc.

The show doesn’t officially open until Monday.

Cessna will display a different vintage Cessna 150 every day at its booth during the show.  The company produced the plane from 1959 and 1977. More than 23,000 were built.