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Reno Air Races 2018

Ever since I was a very young boy, I’ve had a dream of making it to Stead Field in Nevada for the Reno Air Races. Whether it was family commitments, finances, Army training, or deployments, something always seemed to come up keeping me from attending. Finally, this past September, I was able to fulfill that […]

“Sally B“ – A Flying Monument

The prototype of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress took off for the first time in 1935, deliveries to the US Air Force (at that time called US Army Air Corps) began in October 1939. Till the end of production 1945 overall 12.731 B-17 have been built in different versions, marking as well the start of […]

OSH WARBIRDS IN REVIEW PART 3 Vintage Jets, the New Generation of Warbirds

TITLE IMAGE 4893 Rounding out our review of Warbirds at AirVenture 2018, we take a look at the early generation of jet aircraft. These early generation of jets are some of the first to take flight, have seen service in many different conflicts, and with many different countries around the world. These jets have now […]

Culpeper Air Fest 2018

I attended the 2018 Culpeper Air Fest on October 13th for the first time. Although I had known about this show, I never made arrangements to attend as it is just over 100 miles from my home and a long travel day. I agree with their tagline that it is “The best little airshow in […]