BRINGS THEIR DC-10, A HOSPTIAL WITH WINGS, TO THE 2012 EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH!
Flying Eye Hospital Returns to EAA
AirVenture and ORBIS to Announce Details of
enthusiasts are abuzz with the upcoming EAA AirVenture Convention - the world’s
largest airshow – taking place July 23-29, 2012 at Wittman Regional Airport in
Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This year, ORBIS International’s Flying Eye Hospital (FEH),
a literal hospital with wings, returns to AirVenture for the third time and on
an unprecedented scale.
will be the largest plane at the airshow and the only offering a
behind-the-scenes look at the interior of an aircraft. Visitors can tour the
FEH, which is a result of a unique and lasting alliance forged between the
medical and aviation industries. The specially designed and converted DC-10
aircraft allows the ORBIS team and Volunteer Faculty to provide hands-on
training to local eye care professionals and convey the latest medical
knowledge to treat patients and restore sight.