Posts Tagged ‘C-47’

A MORNING WITH THE D-DAY SQUADRON

On Friday, May 17th, I went chasing after the Normandy Dakotas of the “D-Day Squadron” that were forming up at Waterbury-Oxford Airport in central Connecticut for a special mission. Ten C-47 Dakotas and Douglas DC-3 restored airliners were gathering up at Oxford for a six-stop trip across the Pond departing on Sunday, May 19th, ultimately […]

Culpeper Air Fest 2018

I attended the 2018 Culpeper Air Fest on October 13th for the first time. Although I had known about this show, I never made arrangements to attend as it is just over 100 miles from my home and a long travel day. I agree with their tagline that it is “The best little airshow in […]

OSH Warbirds in Review Part#2 “Radial Rumble”

Warbirds are an important part of AirVenture and 2018 was no different. A total of 377 warbirds of all kinds descended into Oshkosh this year. Special emphasis was placed on the 80th Anniversary of the North American Texan, and the 100th Anniversary of the Royal Air Force. The United States Air Force Heritage Flight brought […]

Atlanta’s Warhawk Weekend

Photos by Gerhard Frenz Photography  The Commemorative Air Force’s Dixie Wing offered its’ Atlanta Warbird Weekend over the last weekend in September, 2016. Splashed through their advertisements, the Wing was quite specific that the “Atlanta Warbird Weekend is NOT an air show. It is a warbird display, aircraft rides, and history education event.” Sure, warbirds […]