Archive for July, 2018

2018 EAA AirVenture Warbird Photos, Part 1

The EAA’s AirVenture brought together an estimated five Hundred warbirds of various shapes, sizes, purposes and colors.  Here’s a slide show with highlights from the first half of the week-long presentation…

Gloster Meteor Flies Again!

On Monday, June 18, I was fortunate enough to witness the only flying example of a Gloster Meteor in the United States from the Hampton Roads Executive Airport in Chesapeake, Virginia. It was purchased by Marty Tibbits roughly 18 months ago, and after working out how to ship it intact from England, arrived at the […]

THE 2018 QUONSET POINT AIR SHOW

The Quonset Point Air Show for 2018, officially called the “2018 Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air Show”, was held on Saturday and Sunday, June 9th and 10th, at the Quonset State Airport in North Kingston Rhode Island. Considering that their prime supplier of static warbird airplanes – The Quonset AIr Museum – went […]

Pioneer Aero, Ardmore NZ, 28 March 2018

  Article first run on Australia’s Aviation Report, published here with the writer’s kind permission – ed. Steven Cox and Paul McSweeny run this small business which punches above its weight in rural New Zealand. During our tour of the North Island, Aviation Report were welcomed through the doors of Pioneer Aero, a company renowned […]