Archive for the ‘Warbird Fighters’ Category

RIAT at RAF Cottesmore

The Royal International Air Tattoo is a yearly gathering of military aircraft, aircrews, and aviation history rolled into almost a week of blazing afterburners, low passes, aerobatics and esprit de corps. Military personnel from dozens of air forces (Air Force, Navy, Marines, Police and a few other branches) have their chances to mingle and to […]

VINTAGE JETS: A CLOSER LOOK AT THE WARBIRD JETS PRESENT AT AIRVENTURE 2019

Jet warbirds are gaining in popularity with growing numbers ending up in the hands of civilian owners. AirVenture always assembles a fine selection of vintage jets from all era’s, types, and country of manufacture. Jet warbirds have become popular enough that AirVenture designates a specific day every year to showcase them in the afternoon air […]

Wings Over Wine Country 2019

This September, the Pacific Coast Air Museum in Santa Rosa, CA hosted its annual Wings Over Wine Country Airshow at the Sonoma County Airport.

AIRVENTURE 2019 YEAR OF THE FIGHTER PART 1: A SALUTE TO THE NORTH AMERICAN P-51 MUSTANG.

Our coverage of EAA AirVenture 2019 starts with a look at an aircraft that hardly needs an introduction and solidified its place in aviation history over 75 years ago. The aircraft that would eventually become known as the Mustang was born in 1940 and was originally designated the NA-73X. It took only 102 days for […]