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Copperstate Fly-In 2015 Recap

Photos and Article By Dale Moody Recap of Copperstate Fly-In from 24 October, 2015 A milestone for me was marked in 2015 by my 50th year of attending the EAA Fly-In Convention at Oshkosh, WI, now called AirVenture. (My first time was when it was held at Rockford, IL.) With this in mind, it could […]

My 2015 Air Show Finale Weekend

    The distance “as the crow flies” between NAS Pensacola and Moody AFB is just 280 miles. What a coincidence that this pair of military air bases would host the final large events of the 2015 North American air show season, being so close to each other. Two of the U.S.’s top military flight demonstration […]

Ike’s Commanders

An interesting and unique warbird from the 1950s was in attendance at 2015’s EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. A close relative to history’s smallest Air Force One, this Aero Commander VL-26B was part of an order of Air Force executive transports, and is now owned by Scott Main.  He and his wife put their aircraft on display, it being […]

Connecticut’s Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemoration

A noteworthy public commemoration of the Vietnam War occurred over the weekend of July 11th and 12th, 2015 in Connecticut. The “Vietnam 50th Celebration” marked the half century since the beginning of the ground war in that country. The event took place at the Connecticut Air National Guard base in East Granby and the New […]