Archive for the ‘1950s’ Category

Reviewing the 2016 National Championship Air Races

Shared duty, Beau Goff and Jared Black covered the Races for both ClassicWarbirds.net and Photorecon.net… What makes a person want to fly? What makes a person want to race? Surely there must be something within the human genetic code that drives certain people to push the limits of man and machine in the sky. Like […]

We Mourn the Passing of Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, “The Greatest Stick and Rudder Man Who Ever Lived.”

  NASM Photo One of the greatest pilots in aviation history passed into the eternal Wild Blue Yonder on October 25, 2016, R. A. “Bob” Hoover. The ninety-four year old Hoover passed away at his Los Angeles home according to sources. Hoover was born January 24, 1922 in Nashville, Tennessee, and began flying at age […]

Owls Head Transportation Museum’s 2016 Wings and Wheels Rally!

The Owls Head Transportation Museum’s Wings and Wheels Spectacular was held on the first full weekend in August this year, on the museum grounds on the north side of the Maine’s Knox County Regional Airport . Featured were aircraft designs that spanned a full century of flight. These flying machines, coupled with a collection of automobiles […]

2016 EAA AirVenture Photo Scrapbook

2016 Oshkosh Warbird Scrapbook Another EAA AirVenture has come and gone, and it’s time to take stock in what we saw. There were headlines and behind-the-scenes stories that made splashes across social media sites and web sites around the world. Rather than reiterate old news, we thought we’d like to just show some of our […]