Archive for the ‘airshows’ Category

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 […]

NAS Oceana Air Shows – Looking Back

Naval Air Station Oceana, jut east of the city of Norfolk – in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the East Coast’s Master Jet Base and near the home of the U.S. Navy’s Atlantic Ocean-based aircraft carriers. The carrier’s Air Wings’ fighter and attack aircraft most likely call Oceana home.  The main airfield at the base is known […]

2017 Flying Legends Display at Duxford – Howard German’s Photos

The 2017 edition of the Imperial War Museum’s Flying Legends Air Show at Duxford brought together more than four dozen World War II and civilian aircraft from the 1930s and 1940s, on a wonderful grass landing field. The show is always full of surprises, dissimilar formations, rare aircraft flypasts, and reenactors.

Looking Back at Past Joint Base Andrews Air Shows

The Washington DC area is served by multiple military bases, but the largest is now called Joint Base Andrews. Once an airport where the Navy and Marines operated one side of the aerodrome and the Air Force managed the other side, it is now combined as the name states, with Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Army, and various […]