Archive for the ‘Warbird Fighters’ Category

Allisons, Wrights, Packards and Pratts, A Quick Freedom Tour Stop by the Collings Foundation at Worcester

The Collings Foundation’s Freedom Tour, a travelling band of World War II warbirds, made a stop in Worcester, Massachusetts recently.  Included in the tour was their B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft”, the TF-51 “Toulouse Nuts”, and the B-25 Mitchell “Tondelayo”. The Foundation’s B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine-O-Nine” couldn’t make the trip, as it was having an engine changed […]

Mid-Atlantic Air Museum’s 28th Annual World War II Weekend Scrapbook

Reading PA’s Mid-Atlantic Air Museum boasts over ninety aircraft and replica aircraft from the past 100 years.  Most of these are civilian aircraft, but a lot of the attention surrounding the Museum focuses on their annual World War II weekend, with its gathering of warbirds and re-enactors. Mike Colaner attended the 2018 show, which was […]

More Photos From the 2018 Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Air Show

This June, 2018 open house and air show had it all, fast jets, high performance, propeller-driven veterans, and all of the thunderous noise expected when a machine is operating at peak performance.

Gloster Meteor Flies Again!

On Monday, June 18, I was fortunate enough to witness the only flying example of a Gloster Meteor in the United States from the Hampton Roads Executive Airport in Chesapeake, Virginia. It was purchased by Marty Tibbits roughly 18 months ago, and after working out how to ship it intact from England, arrived at the […]