Posts Tagged ‘Fairchild’

REPUBLIC AIRPORT – THE OTHER LONG ISLAND AIR SHOW!

  Jones Beach, on the Atlantic Ocean in Long Island near New York City, just had its big Memorial Day Weekend Air Show on Saturday and Sunday, May 26th and 27th, 2018. The Jones Beach air show was officially called the “15th Anniversary Bethpage Air Show” not only in honor of the duration of the […]

MASDC, AMARC, AMARG, Some Snapshots in Time, Trainers and Transports

Towards the end of the U.S. Armed Forces’ move from the piston age into the jet age, MASDC, and later AMARC, became chock full of surplus and obsolescent aircraft in a hurry. When I began visiting the Boneyard in the late 1980s and early 1990s, there were still several Convair C-131 and T-29 aircraft still in […]

Reading, PA WWII Weekend

“Yesterday, December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.”   President Franklin D. Roosevelt spoke those immortal words nearly seventy-three years ago and again, reenacted by Delmas P. Wood, in Reading, PA in remembrance […]