Archive for April, 2010

Photorecon visits with the Collings Foundation’s – B-24 “Witchcraft”

Joe and I had to opportunity to join the Collings Foundation down at Marana Airport near Tuscon, Arizona. We called and made all the arrangements with the foundations management as Joe has an idea he wanted to try. After seeing a few different websites that showcased night photographs of other types of planes..Joe had the […]

Flying with Betty Jane

On friday April 16th Classicwarbirds had the chance to fly along with the collings foundation B-17 ,B-24 and the P-51c  named Betty Jane.  My brother Steve Kate (Drsky) contacted Hunter Chaney director of marketing with the collings foundation about covering the 2010  Wings Of Freedom tour.  A date was set for our crew to fly from Albuquerque,NM  […]

Joe and Steve Kates fly along with the Collings Foundation

Stay tuned and check back later for a trip report from Joe. Him and his brother Steve are currently in New Mexico getting ready to do a cross country ride-along as the Collings Foundation brings their stable of old Warbirds into Arizona landing today. (all pics from last year)

Grumman Gulf Hawk (Civilian Bear Cat) – N700A

Grumman Gulf Hawk(Civilian Bear Cat) N700A  C/N D.1262 Serial Number 1262 Type Registration Corporation Manufacturer Name GRUMMAN Certificate Issue Date 07/03/2001 Model G58B Status Valid Type Aircraft Fixed Wing Single-Engine Type Engine Reciprocating Pending Number Change None Dealer No Date Change Authorized None Mode S Code 52252216 MFR Year 1950 Fractional Owner NO Registered Owner […]