Archive for the ‘warbirds’ Category

Kirtland Air Force Base Air & Space Fiesta 2019

Kirtland Air Force Base is situated on the southeast side of Albuquerque New Mexico’s largest airport. The base sits across the runways from the civilian terminal and actually shares the same runways with the Albuquerque International Sunport (KABQ). This busy northern New Mexico airport handled some 5,467,693 passengers in 2018. As this airport is a […]

Our Preview of Warbird Features at the 2019 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Less than a month to go until the EAA’s AirVenture 2019 gets under way. Press releases are hinting at a wonderful warbird gathering, many for specific anniversaries or events. Highlights include the proclamation that this year is “The Year of the Fighter”, and a large amount of warbird and active duty military fighters are expected […]

The D-Day Squadron – Missions Accomplished, More to Follow

Written By Mike Colaner, Photos by Robert Gerard and Mike Colaner On June 6th, a group of aircraft collectively known as the D-Day Squadron will make history when they will mark the 75th Anniversary of ‘Operation Overlord’, the D-Day invasion of Europe. A group of volunteers will make a legendary journey across the Atlantic Ocean […]

Joint Base Andrews AFB Air Show 2019

Article written by Daniel O. Myers, photos by Bob Finch unless where noted. With air boss Wayne Boggs coordinating the flying, announcer Matt Jolley describing the action and Jay Rabbit providing entertaining musical interludes, the Joint Base Andrews “Legends of Flight” air show was underway. Opening with a sterling rendition of the American national anthem, […]