Archive for the ‘Anniversary Event’ Category

OSH Warbirds in Review Part #1 80 Years Young – North American’s Texan

  All photos by Scott Jankowski – most from the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 event, with additional file photos – Ed. On September 18th 1938 the first of an eventual 15,495 North American Aviation Texans took to the sky. The Texan is known by many different names including the AT-6 by the United States Army […]

REPUBLIC AIRPORT – THE OTHER LONG ISLAND AIR SHOW!

  Jones Beach, on the Atlantic Ocean in Long Island near New York City, just had its big Memorial Day Weekend Air Show on Saturday and Sunday, May 26th and 27th, 2018. The Jones Beach air show was officially called the “15th Anniversary Bethpage Air Show” not only in honor of the duration of the […]

The Yarram Centenary of Flight

The Yarram Centenary of Flight on 17.3.2018 celebrated 100 years of flight in Yarram, in particular the first war operation of military aircraft in Australia, in commemorating the search for the German commerce Raider SMS Wolf. A Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2b “Battleplane”, serial A778, presented to the Commonwealth by Mr A M Simpson, was sent […]

The Royal Air Force is 100 Years Old

The United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force (RAF) celebrates its’ one hundredth anniversary on April 1, 2018. Formed during the latter part of the First World War, it came into being through the merging of the (army’s) Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service.