Archive for the ‘Anniversary Event’ Category

D-Day Squadron to Make Epic Trans-Atlantic Crossing in May

An amazing recreation of World War II transport operations will be assembled in Connecticut in just a few weeks. The D-Day Squadron is the American contingent of a larger anniversary commemoration in Great Britain and France, to be held during early June, 2019 – exactly seventy-five years from the dates of the great military parachute […]

JASDF Hyakuri Air Festival 2018

Editor’s Note: The JASDF is phasing out their venerable Phantoms, here’s Shawn Byers’ look at a recent celebration. The culmination of my ten day photographic bender in Japan was the JASDF Hyakuri Air Festival, held on Sunday December 2nd, 2018. Hyakuri Air Base is approximately 90 minutes driving time north of Tokyo. After hearing some […]

RIAT Celebrates the RAF’s Centenary With Commemorative Colors and Warbirds

In 2018 it can be said that one of the most highly anticipated airshows was the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford which was celebrating the Royal Air Force’s centenary. The airshow marked the 100th year anniversary of the Royal Air Force, the world’s oldest independent air arm. Over the years the Air Tattoo […]

Warbirds and Historic Aviation Anniversaries Displayed at Airshow London, 2018

Despite being hosted at one of the busiest civil airports in the province of Ontario, and among the top 20 busiest by passenger volume in Canada, Airshow London 2018 featured a minimal amount of flying civil acts, with US and Canadian military stealing the show in a big way!