Archive for the ‘Anniversary Event’ Category

Our Preview of Warbird Features at the 2019 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Less than a month to go until the EAA’s AirVenture 2019 gets under way. Press releases are hinting at a wonderful warbird gathering, many for specific anniversaries or events. Highlights include the proclamation that this year is “The Year of the Fighter”, and a large amount of warbird and active duty military fighters are expected […]

The D-Day Squadron – Missions Accomplished, More to Follow

Written By Mike Colaner, Photos by Robert Gerard and Mike Colaner On June 6th, a group of aircraft collectively known as the D-Day Squadron will make history when they will mark the 75th Anniversary of ‘Operation Overlord’, the D-Day invasion of Europe. A group of volunteers will make a legendary journey across the Atlantic Ocean […]

A MORNING WITH THE D-DAY SQUADRON

On Friday, May 17th, I went chasing after the Normandy Dakotas of the “D-Day Squadron” that were forming up at Waterbury-Oxford Airport in central Connecticut for a special mission. Ten C-47 Dakotas and Douglas DC-3 restored airliners were gathering up at Oxford for a six-stop trip across the Pond departing on Sunday, May 19th, ultimately […]

D-Day Squadron Announces Final Schedule Ahead of Their Trans-Atlantic Flight

Photo Credit: Patrick Albright, Ft Benning Public Affairs Office via D-Day Squadron   Waterbury-Oxford Airport, CT (KOXC) Suggested $10 donation per person. It will be paid to the volunteers who will be stationed at various airport access points and in the parking areas( Maps will be available soon). Aircraft will be available for viewing, but likely […]