Archive for the ‘warbirds’ Category

Dissimilar Formations, With Warbirds Included…

“Dissimilar formation” is a term used to describe a formation with at least two different types of aircraft in it.  At air shows with military themes, a common practice is to team warbirds and active military aircraft together, in formation.

MASDC/AMARC Warbirds Part II

Here are some views of the “Boneyard” – otherwise known as MASDC or AMARC during the 1980s and 1990s.  How many of these aircraft types have you seen active, and in the air??

Crew Training of the RAF in Cosford

RAF Cosford opened in 1938 as a technical school of the Royal Air Force. Today in Cosford, about 120 aircraft can be used for training. A probably unique project in Europe, one that uses former military jets to train the mechanics of the RAF. In addition, mechanics of allied air forces are also educated and […]

Wings Over Camarillo 2.0

A new format to the Wings over Camarillo Airshow was rolled out this year at the Camarillo Airport, which is also the headquarters for the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. A increased area for the STEM exhibit, a larger car show, more modern military displays, and even a live concert Saturday night […]