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Oshkosh Warbird Scrapbook 2017!

Here are just some of the aircraft that graced the skies overhead Oshkosh Wisconsin during the 2017 EAA AirVenture. Heavy on the warbirds! OK… not all of these are traditional warbirds, but you get our drift…

THE BARNES AIR SHOW 2017: The History of Barnes Airport and the 104th Fighter Wing

Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport was home to the 2017 “Westfield International Air Show”, a flying extravaganza sponsored by the 104th Fighter Wing and held in central Massachusetts on August 11th and 12th this year that included over 72 airplanes and 6 hours of “Sierra Hotel” flying for 100,000 plane crazy people! Outwardly Barnes looks like a […]

EAA AirVenture Warbird Photo Scrap Book for 2017

As usual, there were a truckload of significant features at this year’s AirVenture!  A trio of Bell P-63 KingCobras took to the air, a pair of B-29s graced the skies, and a solo Douglas A-20 also flew during the weeklong event.  And, that’s just the beginning of it…  bomber week showcased B-25s for a special […]

The 2017 Narragansett Beach Airshow – an Added Bonus in Rhode Island!

The 2017 Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air Show was held during the weekend of May 20-21st – a Saturday and Sunday event. A lesser-known preamble to the show is a gem of a presentation at nearby Narragansett Beach, only a twenty minute drive from the Quonset Point air show location.  On the Friday before […]