Posts Tagged ‘B-29’

Reading, PA World War II Weekend

We tend to denote our lives by significant dates and memorable events. 2015 provided such an occasion, marking the 70th anniversary to the end of World War II and the 25th year for the annual Reading, Pa World War II Weekend. No other show in the country, with air and ground displays, better depicts the […]

Defenders of Freedom, Offutt AFB Air Shows… I remember them!

Let’s look at some air show warbird memories from Nebraska’s Offutt Air Force Base, which hosted a series of fantastic shows in the late 1990s and into this Millennium. Classics came from the south (especially from Texas), from the northeast, from the southeast, and from the west.  Although held in the not-so-distant past, the Defenders of Freedom Air Show […]

Oshkosh 2015 Scrapbook, Volume 2

These photos are a second look (Scrapbook Volume 1 has already been published here a few stories ago) at just some of the warbirds that attended the 2015 EAA AirVenture event in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  The EAA Warbirds of America organization has acres of parking to the north of show center, where you can stroll between rows […]

Late 1950’s Stewart Air Force Base Through Robert Finch’s Eyes

Robert “Bob” Finch, is an aviation photographer and historian (and frequent contributor to this web site), who lived in New York State, north of New York City, during the 1950s.  Before he reached his teen years, his father gave him a film camera, and Bob began taking pictures of airplanes.  He still does it today, although he’s […]