Archive for March, 2020

RIAT at RAF Cottesmore

The Royal International Air Tattoo is a yearly gathering of military aircraft, aircrews, and aviation history rolled into almost a week of blazing afterburners, low passes, aerobatics and esprit de corps. Military personnel from dozens of air forces (Air Force, Navy, Marines, Police and a few other branches) have their chances to mingle and to […]

Random Warbirds #1

  QF-100 drones after conversions at Mojave, CA… the type has been retired for a long time.     Ed Stead’s T.35 Vampire trainer during preflight at Burlington VT. Good Day Everyone! Here’s a new feature that we’ll be running regularly in the pages of ClassicWarbirds.net. “Random Warbirds” will feature two dozen assorted warbirds at a […]

The Andrews 2019 Air Show Aircraft Ramp Lineup:

Editor: This is Part Two of a two-part article about the Joint Base Andrews facility, tenant units, and their latest air show in 2019. Sorry about the confusion, Bill Sarama did write this article… editor’s mistake originally! Joint Base Andrews, in 2019 last summer, had a lot of airplanes. If you counted everything, both on […]

Bundeswehr Museum of Military History Berlin – Gatow

F-104G ZELL The Bundeswehr Museum of Military History Berlin – Gatow in western Berlin Germany is a large impressive complex with more than 200 aircraft, helicopters and missiles. The physical structures consist of nine hangars and a control tower. Currently the permanent indoor exhibition is housed in Hangar 3. Future plans call for the museum […]