Archive for the ‘Aviation History’ Category

Grumman’s F-14 Tomcat Scrapbook

The Tomcat was the successor of the ill-fated F-111B aircraft carrier-based fighter.  The first prototype flew on December 21, 1970, and was introduced operationally in 1974, just missing combat in the skies over Vietnam. One original mission was to defend carrier task forces from attacks from the Soviet Union in case of World War III.  […]

The 2021 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Warbird Photo Album #3

    Here’s a third peek at some of the warbirds present at the 2021 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Warbirds were in the air during most of the daily air shows throughout the week. A daily presentation in the Warbird area brought pilots, owners, and veterans together to discuss some of the history behind the planes […]

The 2021 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Warbird Photo Album #2

  The 2021 EAA AirVenture event presented the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War II (Plus One) – as the 2020 planned event celebrating the end of the war was cancelled due to the COVID 19 worldwide outbreak. A large group of World War II aircraft were present on the grounds throughout the […]

The 2021 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Warbird Photo Album #1

‘Nuff said! Here’s a group of photos featuring some of the diverse warbirds present at this year’s EAA extravaganza at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Look for two more albums to be published here in the next two weeks too!