Archive for April, 2011

Vought F4U-4 Corsair

The aircraft  craft is owned by Doug Matthews of Wellington, Fla., and is an ecellent example of a 1945 Chance Vought F4U-4 “Corsair.”  This Photo was captured at the 2010 Reno Air Races. She was just sitting on the Ramp in early evening, after just competing in the Race a few hrs earlier. Photo copyright  Joseph […]

F4U-4 Corsair “Korean War Hero”

At the Valiant Air Command’s TICO Airshow this spring a new Corsair debuted.  The F4U-4 N713JT Bureau No. 97143 is owned by Jim Tobul of South Carolina and has been in the family for about 30 years. This is an airframe that has a lot of interesting history behind it.  This airframe has been christened […]

Valiant Air Command Airshow 2011

The Valiant Air Command hosts an annual airshow in Titusville Florida each spring.  In the past (20 years ago) it was one of the 3 or 4 top airshows in the country.   It’s still a great show and has a long standing name “TICO” and is a contraction of the name Titusville Cocca Airport Authority. […]

Cool Video displaying Slow Motion flying