Archive for the ‘warbirds’ Category

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. The airshow provides people a unique look at the Pacific Coast Air Museum’s aircraft, as the museum rolls out all of its aircraft to be viewed as static displays for the […]

Grumman Cats Review

Last Cat Standing, the Grumman F-14 Tomcat Grumman Aircraft Engineering began its run as an aviation powerhouse at the end of the Great Depression, in 1929. Sixty-five years later, it was merged into the Northrop Corporation in 1994.  Known for designs that primarily served the U.S. Navy and its’ aircraft carriers during its six and […]

Owls Head Transportation Museum’s Wings and Wheels Spectacular

The Owls Head Transportation Museum presented a flying display on August 3rd and 4th, 2019. There were a number of warbirds which took to the skies that weekend, here’s what happened at the show. Late summer in Mid-Coast Maine normally has pleasant weather and warm sunlight. When there’s high pressure in the area and a […]

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 […]