Archive for the ‘warbirds’ Category

The Westover Air Show 2018: Some Planes, Some History, and Even an Astronaut

The Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, Mass., home of the 439th Airlift Wing and their big C-5’s of the Air Force Reserve Command, held their first air show since May of 2015 on Saturday and Sunday, July 14th and 15th, 2018. The air show, officially called “The Great New England Air & Space Show”, was […]

Geneseo Airshow 2018, The Greatest Show on Turf

I am proud to bring you my other hometown area airshow from Western New York. The proper name of it is the National Warplane Museum Airshow, the Greatest Show on Turf. I call her Genny. I first attended this airshow in 1992 and they are in their 38th year of annual airshows. I had a […]

The Magic of AirVenture

“Magical” is one of the many words one could use to describe EAA’s AirVenture, staggering is another one to describe this years event held at Oshkosh Wisconsin’s Wittman Regional Airport. The statistics are in for this years event which was held from July 23rd to the 29th, approximately 601,000 people attended this year. More than […]

Part 2: More Warbird Photos from the 2018 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Week

  Here are even more photos of some of the 500+ warbirds that descended into Oshkosh Wisconsin during the EAA AirVenture shows.  Just think, almost every one of them flew in, although a few on display were part of the EAA’s Museum collection. The sound of a quartet of Rolls Royce Packard Merlins running up […]