Archive for the ‘World War II’ Category

The 40th Anniversary Geneseo Airshow – The Incomplete Story

Also known as The Greatest Show on Turf, The National Warplane Museum titled their 40th Anniversary airshow, “Operation Thanks from Above”, which took place on July 10th and 11th, 2021. This represented a carryover from the area flybys conducted in 2020 to honor First Responders, Healthcare Professionals and Essential Workers. Due to a family event […]

First Look – EAA AirVenture 2021

Here’s our first report from the EAA’s AirVenture 2021, in the form of photos. After a year off due to the COVID19 crisis, early estimates point to a resumption of the same levels of attendance seen at 2019, with just a few differences. Some areas of participation were up significantly, like the Antique/Classic aircraft participation […]

Reopening America’s Hangar

When its doors opened to the public in December 2003, the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center was a dream come true for the Smithsonian Institution. After years of private fundraising efforts and lobbying government leaders for funding, the world-renowned museum and educational institution finally had a new facility to display the […]

World War II Weekend is Back

After a one year hiatus for 2020, The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum’s World War II Weekend celebrated a 30 year anniversary, June 4-6 at Reading Regional Airport. I did not know what to expect as this was going to be my first event of 2021 with the restrictions of COVID-19 still a factor. Much to my […]