Archive for the ‘warbirds’ Category

What Do Floyd Bennett, A Boeing C-97, and the Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation Have in Common?

On November 7, 2017, Floyd Bennett Field (KNOP) in Brooklyn, New York witnessed its last scheduled fixed wing flight departure fly off into history. Floyd Bennett Field has seen the likes of famous aviators such as Howard Hughes, Amelia Earhart, Major Jimmy Doolittle, Douglas ‘Wrong Way’ Corrigan, Jaqueline Cochran, Wiley Post, James Haizlip and now […]

You Can Go Home Again, Sort Of – Robert F. Lindley’s Fifty Second Anniversary Flight

Written by Harry Ballance, photos by Gerhard Frenz December 7 means different things to a lot of people. For those of a certain age it is most often associated with Pearl Harbor Day; the seminal event that drew the United States into the Second World War. For Bob Lindley,it means more than that. It was […]

Photo Album From the 2017 NAS Oceana Air Show

Photos by Howard German and Bob Finch   A few warbirds and a few specially marked aircraft were worth noting at this year’s NAS Oceana air show.  The U. S. Air Force Heritage Flight and DeHavilland Vampire aerobatics were definite warbird highlights, as well as some of the specially marked Hornets of the U. S. […]

THE A-4 AT ACCOMACK AIRPORT, VIRGINIA

    A-4F Gate Guard at Accomack Airport, Virginia. The next time you are heading south on US-13 on the DelMarVa Peninsula on your way to the air shows at Ocean City, Langley, Oceana or even Cherry Point, make a quick Pit Stop at the Accomack County Airport in Melfa, Virginia, a mile west of […]