Posts Tagged ‘PT-17’

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 […]

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 […]

The Rally at the Owls Head Transport Museum

Tucked away on a closed runway that dates back to World War II, the Owls Head Transportation Museum resides in Rockland, Maine at the Knox County Regional Airport.  Its mission “is to collect, preserve, exhibit and operate pre-1940 aircraft, ground vehicles, engines and related technologies significant to the evolution of transportation for the purpose of education.” […]

The Arsenal of Democracy: World War II Victory Capitol Flyover

An amazing salute to a rapidly disappearing group of living military veterans occurred on Friday May 8, 2015, when the world witnessed the Arsenal of Democracy: World War II Victory Capitol Flyover (henceforth known here as the “Flyover”).  As part of a ceremony that commemorated the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day), the Flyover contained examples […]