Archive for the ‘Anniversary Event’ Category

Looking Back at the Blue Angels 60th Birthday Bash at RNLAF Leeuwarden

Koninklijke Luchtmacht (RNLAF) Leeuwarden Open Dagen 2006   The year was 2006, and the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron as celebrating their 60th Anniversary. As part of their schedule, a short European tour was planned and executed, including a weekend at the RNLAF Leeuwarden, an air force base well northeast of the Netherlands’ […]

2019’s Daks to Normandy… What an Opportunity to Witness History!

The D-Day Squadron made a week-long stop in Connecticut, at the Waterbury – Oxford CT airport, before most of the aircraft flew northeast bound and off towards Europe. The group of Douglas C-47s and DC-3s were to participate in the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day assault in France, during World War II. While in Oxford, […]

The Edinburgh Air Show in South Australia: “Vimy to Fifth Generation in 100 Years”

Australia’s latest airborne defence capabilities were on show in Adelaide the weekend of November 9th & 10th 2019, when the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) hosted its first major air show in more than three year’s… since 2007. The Edinburgh Air Show in South Australia included air and ground displays of many of the Royal […]

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh’s Warbird News, Part 1

Here’s a first look at some of the great aircraft and events that took place at the EAA’s AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. This year, among the many aviation-related celebrations during the convention, the 50th year of the EAA’s Convention in Oshkosh Wisconsin was feted.