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A Late Night B-24 Maintenance photoshoot.

A B-24 assigned to the 467BG, 790BS sits in England as the ground crew performs late night repairs and rearming of the .50 cal guns. I would like to thank the AZ ground crew living history unit for working with us on this Photo shoot. I would also like to thank Hunter Chaney of the […]

Vought F4U-4 Corsair

The aircraft  craft is owned by Doug Matthews of Wellington, Fla., and is an ecellent example of a 1945 Chance Vought F4U-4 “Corsair.”  This Photo was captured at the 2010 Reno Air Races. She was just sitting on the Ramp in early evening, after just competing in the Race a few hrs earlier. Photo copyright  Joseph […]

F4U-4 Corsair “Korean War Hero”

At the Valiant Air Command’s TICO Airshow this spring a new Corsair debuted.  The F4U-4 N713JT Bureau No. 97143 is owned by Jim Tobul of South Carolina and has been in the family for about 30 years. This is an airframe that has a lot of interesting history behind it.  This airframe has been christened […]

National Aviation Day in United States Aug 19th

National Aviation Day is a federal observance but it is not a public holiday in the United States. Background In 1939 President Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed August 19 to be National Aviation Day. The day coincides with the birthday of Orville Wright, who piloted the Wright Flyer. He and his brother Wilbur are given credit for […]