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Forecast Calls for Aluminum Overcast

Once again the EAA’s B-17 Aluminum Overcast is on tour. The west coast swing will land in the Southwestern U.S. during the first months of 2017. The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a World War II bomber used primarily in Europe. B-17s from the Eighth Air Force participated in countless missions from bases in England, often lasting […]

100 Years of Australia’s First Flying Squadrons

(Editor’s note: some previous photo credits were incorrect due to my editing error, and have been corrected.) Dies Natalis: 100 Years of Australia’s First Flying Squadrons By Dion Makowski A centenary is a significant celebration for any person, let alone an institution in a country as young as Australia. On Friday, 28 October 2016, the […]

RAAF’s Historic 11 Squadron Adds the P-8 Poseidon

PHOTORECON was present for the arrival ceremony for the Boeing P-8A Poseidon to RAAF Base Edinburgh (north of Adelaide, South Australia) on 25th November. A Welcome to Country ceremony was performed for the P-8 by a small indigenous dance contingent and the aircraft was blessed with a prayer of dedication by RAAF Chaplain Susan Page. […]

The 2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang “Ole Yeller”

The 2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang “Ole Yeller” Report and Photography by Bob Shane Every industry has its Hall of Fame. The individual members of this elite group, over the course of their professional careers, have demonstrated that they are truly the best of the best. In the Aviation industry, leading that formation of excellence, […]