Archive for the ‘Aviation History’ Category

Looking Back at the Wings Over Batavia Air Shows 1996 and 1997

The air shows at the Genesee County Airport in Batavia, New York in 1996 and 1997 contained numerous civilian aerobatic acts, but the warbirds and active military action was still outstanding!. Previously, the yearly event was held on the turf runway of the National Warplane Museum’s home base in Geneseo, and focused on mainly warbirds […]

Looking Back at Australia’s Avalon Air Show of 2009

Looking Back to the 2009 Australian International Airshow And Aerospace & Defence Exposition The largest air show in Australia had plenty of historic milestones to mark in 2009. The biennial event contained, for many spectators, the final aerial presentations of the Royal Australian Air Force’s DHC-4 Caribous and General Dynamics F-111Cs. Throw in a Lockheed […]

Looking Back at the 2002 Dover AFB Air Show

With no current air show activity taking place and nothing realistically happening in the foreseeable future, I could not think of a better time than now but to go through my archive of negatives and slides and start scanning images from airshows I attended prior to digital SLR’s. I chose Dover AFB to be one […]

ClassicWarbirds.net Random Warbirds #5

  Avro Lancaster Mk. X operated by the Canadian Warbird Heritage, landing at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Here is our latest installment of our Random Warbird photos, enjoy! Tora, Tora, Tora replica Kates and Val at Scott AFB. N7227C Boeing B-17G-95-DL BU#78235 Texas Raiders Commemorative Air Force at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport. Former Swiss Air […]