Archive for the ‘Museums’ Category

RE-POSITIONING AT THE NEW ENGLAND AIR MUSEUM

I took a ride up north recently, on a nice warm February day to see what was going on at the New England Air Museum at Bradley International Airport north of Hartford, CT. Crazy weather, 74 degrees in February, climate change for sure, but a great day to drive up and see some warbirds!! They […]

WHAT A YEAR IT WAS.

As we begin to say goodbye to 2017, and welcome 2018, I pause to reflect on the photos and memories attached to them. This is one of my favorite times of the year, while the airshows and exercises are over it is time to pick my favorite photos from this past year. What makes a […]

What Do Floyd Bennett, A Boeing C-97, and the Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation Have in Common?

On November 7, 2017, Floyd Bennett Field (KNOP) in Brooklyn, New York witnessed its last scheduled fixed wing flight departure fly off into history. Floyd Bennett Field has seen the likes of famous aviators such as Howard Hughes, Amelia Earhart, Major Jimmy Doolittle, Douglas ‘Wrong Way’ Corrigan, Jaqueline Cochran, Wiley Post, James Haizlip and now […]

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE – THE BASE & THE HISTORY

Lockheed Martin C-5 Galaxy Dover Air Force Base In Maryland had its first Air Show in eight years – “Thunder Over Dover; Celebrating Our Heritage” – on August 26th – 27th, 2017. It was no small event with over 70 airplanes on the Hot Ramp and the Static Ramp and drawing over 150,000 plane-crazed spectators […]