Archive for November, 2020

2020 “Arsenal of Democracy” Flyover

Photos by Shawn Byers, Mike Colaner, and Howard German On December 29, 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt broadcast a radio fireside chat from the White House stating, “We must be the great arsenal of democracy. We must apply ourselves to our task with the same resolution, the same sense of urgency, the same spirit of […]

Random Warbird Aircraft #9

Royal Australian Air Force RF-111C dump and burn spectacle at Avalon, Australia. Here is our ninth Random Warbirds photo collection, enjoy! Consolidated PB-4Y in waterbomber colors, NAS North Island, California. Hawker Hunter “Papyrus” at RAF Cottesmore, U.K. Former Swiss Air Force Hawker Hunter Mk.58 at RAF Cottesmore, U.K.  Spitfire LF Mk.Vb at RAF Fairford, U.K. […]

Remembering the Manchester, New Hampshire Air Shows…

  Geneseo, New York based B-127 and London, Ontario based P-51D on the ramp at Manchester, New Hampshire in the 1990s. Manchester, New Hampshire is located in the southern tier of state. It’s a fifty-minute drive to the Seacoast area and into the Atlantic Ocean, and about the same amount of driving south, to the […]

U.S. Navy Training Aircraft From World War II to Today, Part 1

Here’s a scrapbook of U.S. Navy and Marines training aircraft from the World War II years through today. This first edition contains piston-engined aircraft, the next version will be published in a few weeks, and will feature turbine-engined aircraft.