Archive for the ‘Trainers’ Category

WARBIRDS: A Look at the Other Vintage Propeller Powered Warbirds of AirVenture 2019

  Warbirds and the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) have walked hand in hand since the early days, long before the name was changed to AirVenture. Warbirds play a vital role in the continued success of AirVenture and never fails to bring together an impressive batch of warbirds from all eras including World War II, Korea […]

“You’ve got your stuff right?”: From Street Clothes to Strapped In for the Ride of a Lifetime!

By most accounts, the 2019 edition of Airshow London’s practice day was a bit underwhelming thanks to Mother Nature’s intervention. Low ceilings kept the aircraft on the ground for most of the day limiting arrivals to instrument approaches, and an intense line of storms resulted in an early cancellation of the “Hour of Power” before […]

An Alpine Village Airshow: Small Town Charm Present in Abundance at Wings Over Northern Michigan 2019

Czech 2 and 4 taxi in About an hour west of Traverse City, Gaylord is a small town in Northern Michigan best known for golfing, winter sports, and its “Alpine Village” aesthetic. The 2019 edition of Wings Over Northern Michigan marked the 10th consecutive year of airshows hosted at Gaylord Regional Airport, an admirable streak […]

The Greatest Show on Turf, Geneseo 2019

I call her Genny. The National Warplane Museum held their 39th annual airshow, “The Greatest Show on Turf” in Geneseo, New York on July 13th and 14th. This is also an annual event for me as I grew up 65 miles west of here. This show is unlike any other I attend because I camp […]