Archive for the ‘Trainers’ Category

Reading World War II Weekend 2022

The 31st Anniversary of Reading WW II Weekend was welcomed with bright sun and warm weather; it was a perfect weekend for this popular air show and WW 2 military re-enactment. The three-day event began on Friday, June 3, and ended Sunday afternoon. “The attendance this year was close to a record, the crowd estimates […]

Aerospace Museum of California

The Aerospace Museum of California is located in Sacramento, at the former McClellan Air Force Base. Originally part of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, after the base closed due to a BRAC decision, the museum became a non-profit organization in 2001. In 2007, it moved from its previous location on the […]

A Scrapbook of Piston-Powered Military Training Aircraft

Here’s a group of military training aircraft for a quick refresher test. How many do you recognize? You can hover over the photo for the type’s name, or click on the photo for a larger image.  Good luck! In the coming weeks, there’ll be two more trainer tests… one group with turbine engines, and another […]

A Review of the Air Force 60th Event at Nellis AFB

This year, 2022, is the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Air Force (USAF). In 2007, a major celebration of military flight was presented at Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base, noting the 60th anniversary of the USAF. Not only were many American warbirds and active Air Force aircraft in the air and on […]