Archive for the ‘Bombers’ Category

Dissimilar Formations, With Warbirds Included…

“Dissimilar formation” is a term used to describe a formation with at least two different types of aircraft in it.  At air shows with military themes, a common practice is to team warbirds and active military aircraft together, in formation. Presented as Air Force heritage flights, they’re now presented by the Air Force Heritage Flight […]

Mid-Atlantic Air Museum’s 28th Annual World War II Weekend Scrapbook

Reading PA’s Mid-Atlantic Air Museum boasts over ninety aircraft and replica aircraft from the past 100 years.  Most of these are civilian aircraft, but a lot of the attention surrounding the Museum focuses on their annual World War II weekend, with its gathering of warbirds and re-enactors. Mike Colaner attended the 2018 show, which was […]

The Westover Air Show 2018: Some Planes, Some History, and Even an Astronaut

The Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, Mass., home of the 439th Airlift Wing and their big C-5’s of the Air Force Reserve Command, held their first air show since May of 2015 on Saturday and Sunday, July 14th and 15th, 2018. The air show, officially called “The Great New England Air & Space Show”, was […]

Geneseo Airshow 2018, The Greatest Show on Turf

I am proud to bring you my other hometown area airshow from Western New York. The proper name of it is the National Warplane Museum Airshow, the Greatest Show on Turf. I call her Genny. I first attended this airshow in 1992 and they are in their 38th year of annual airshows. I had a […]