Archive for August, 2019

READING – WORLD WAR TWO AT ITS FINEST:

The Reading Regional Airport (RDG), three miles northwest or Reading, PA., and also known as Carl A. Spaatz Field, had its big WW2 Warbirds Air Show for 2019, officially called “A Gathering of Warbirds”, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 6, 7 and 8 of this year. Sure , they had 65 warbirds show up, […]

The “Green Mountain Boys” – Vermont’s Air National Guard History

All photos by Scott Zeno except where noted The Vermont Air National Guard (VTANG) has roots that can be traced back to the years just before the American Revolutionary War, in the 1760s. Originally a militia organization named the Green Mountain Boys, they controlled land between the Connecticut River west to the State of New […]

REPUBLIC AIRPORT – THE OTHER JONES BEACH AIR SHOW

The Jones Beach Air Show, officially known as the “Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park 2019”, was held on Saturday and Sunday, May 26th and 27th, 2019, at — Jones Beach! But there was another air show going on at Republic Airport (FRG) in East Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, about 8 miles […]

History Was Re-Created by the D-Day Squadron’s European Round Trip

The Now epic trans-Atlantic double crossing by the D-Day Squadron … the planes and the men and women that accomplished the feat, is now “in the books”. Per the organization, here’s the D-Day Squadron’s “Normandy by the Numbers”, which gives a bit of perspective to the historic effort to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day […]