Archive for the ‘Fighters’ Category

The U.S. Air Force is Seventy Years Old

The RAF Red Arrows lead the USAF Thunderbirds in an Anniversary salute to the U.S. Air Force in the U.K. this year  The United States Air Force will celebrate the seventieth anniversary of its founding on September 18, 2017. Seventy years of aviation history is hard to imagine, there is no way we could portray all […]

EAA AirVenture Warbird Photo Scrap Book for 2017

As usual, there were a truckload of significant features at this year’s AirVenture!  A trio of Bell P-63 KingCobras took to the air, a pair of B-29s graced the skies, and a solo Douglas A-20 also flew during the weeklong event.  And, that’s just the beginning of it…  bomber week showcased B-25s for a special […]

The 2017 Narragansett Beach Airshow – an Added Bonus in Rhode Island!

The 2017 Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air Show was held during the weekend of May 20-21st – a Saturday and Sunday event. A lesser-known preamble to the show is a gem of a presentation at nearby Narragansett Beach, only a twenty minute drive from the Quonset Point air show location.  On the Friday before […]

2017 Flying Legends Display at Duxford – Howard German’s Photos

The 2017 edition of the Imperial War Museum’s Flying Legends Air Show at Duxford brought together more than four dozen World War II and civilian aircraft from the 1930s and 1940s, on a wonderful grass landing field. The show is always full of surprises, dissimilar formations, rare aircraft flypasts, and reenactors.