Archive for the ‘Bombers’ Category

ClassicWarbirds.net Random Warbirds #6

2009 Abbotsford, British Columbia air show formation – front to rear: P-51C, F7F, P-51D, Yak-11. Hunting Percival Jet Provost T.5 at Lakeland, Florida. North American T-28s at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Commemorative colors aboard an F-16Cs during refueling at a Northern Lightning exercise over Wisconsin. P-51D at Wiscasset, Maine. P-51D at Wiscasset, Maine. B-25 Mitchell at Rockland/Owls […]

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 […]

The Grass IS Greener at Geneseo!

The National Warplane Museum calls Geneseo, New York home. Not only does the Museum have numerous aircraft in its collection, but hosts a grand warbird air show each year. Part of the draw to these events is that the Museum’s runway is a turf field, and watching the participating warbirds operate from the field adds […]

North American B-25/PBJ Scrapbook…

North American Aviation built a widely used medium bomber; the prototype’s first flight occurred just after the start of World War II. Known as the B-25 Mitchell in the U.S. Army Air Force,  the Navy and Marine versions were named the PBJ. The bomber served in all Theaters of Operation. They ranged from Alaska to […]