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Looking Back at my 2018

Aviation is alive and well, as I witnessed during my travels in 2018. Innovations are still forthcoming, history is still revered, and air shows and other presentations still draw large crowds. I traveled outside the U.S. for a pair of air shows this year, and attended 6 other trade, convention and air show events within […]

OSH WARBIRDS IN REVIEW PART 3 Vintage Jets, the New Generation of Warbirds

TITLE IMAGE 4893 Rounding out our review of Warbirds at AirVenture 2018, we take a look at the early generation of jet aircraft. These early generation of jets are some of the first to take flight, have seen service in many different conflicts, and with many different countries around the world. These jets have now […]

Crew Training of the RAF in Cosford

RAF Cosford opened in 1938 as a technical school of the Royal Air Force. Today in Cosford, about 120 aircraft can be used for training. A probably unique project in Europe, one that uses former military jets to train the mechanics of the RAF. In addition, mechanics of allied air forces are also educated and […]

Wings Over Camarillo 2.0

A new format to the Wings over Camarillo Airshow was rolled out this year at the Camarillo Airport, which is also the headquarters for the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. A increased area for the STEM exhibit, a larger car show, more modern military displays, and even a live concert Saturday night […]