Archive for the ‘warbirds’ Category

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 […]

Looking Back… Collings Foundation at Beverly Massachusetts 9/20/2019

The Wings of Freedom Tour – a group of World War II warbirds operated by the Collings Foundation, made a stop in Beverly, Massachusetts during the third weekend in September.

Going Corsair Crazy at Thunder Over Michigan

If the diversity of the Photo Pit patrons was anything to go by, Thunder Over Michigan’s reputation for being one of the world’s premier warbird-focused airshows remains alive and well. Among others, attendees came from all corners of the US in addition to overseas guests from as far away as Europe and New Zealand. Motivated […]

An Alpine Village Airshow: Small Town Charm Present in Abundance at Wings Over Northern Michigan 2019

Czech 2 and 4 taxi in About an hour west of Traverse City, Gaylord is a small town in Northern Michigan best known for golfing, winter sports, and its “Alpine Village” aesthetic. The 2019 edition of Wings Over Northern Michigan marked the 10th consecutive year of airshows hosted at Gaylord Regional Airport, an admirable streak […]