Archive for the ‘airshows’ Category

Thunder Over Dover 2017

  Dover Delaware, 45 minutes south of the Delaware Memorial Bridge, on US Route 13, is noted for two events that get huge crowds: The first is the “Dover International Speedway”, the “Monster Mile”, the famous NASCAR one mile oval track, built in 1969, seating 95,500 racing fans and noted for at least seven NASCAR […]

Owls Head Transportation Museum’s “Rally” Warbirds

  Here’s a riddle: How many tires would there be in one place in Maine, if you gathered a half dozen aircraft and eighty vintage cars, motorcycles and trucks for an air and auto show? So far, so good? OK, now double the aircraft total, and triple the automobile total because you have to add […]

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 […]