Posts Tagged ‘Spitfire’

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 […]

2017 Flying Legends Display at Duxford – Howard German’s Photos

The 2017 edition of the Imperial War Museum’s Flying Legends Air Show at Duxford brought together more than four dozen World War II and civilian aircraft from the 1930s and 1940s, on a wonderful grass landing field. The show is always full of surprises, dissimilar formations, rare aircraft flypasts, and reenactors.

The Robert A. “Bob” Hoover Celebration of Life Ceremony

A pair of F-86s, Hoover’s favorite aircraft, fly formation with an F-22. Report and Photography by Bob Shane October 25, 2016 marked the passing of R.A. “Bob” Hoover at age 94. He was one of the most accomplished and skilled aviators of our time. The really good pilots are referred to as a “Pilot’s Pilot.” […]

RAAF Museum’s Newest Addition, A Spitfire MK VIII LF Replica

Last Friday, the 16th of September, I witnessed the unveiling of the RAAF Museum’s newest addition –  a Spitfire MK VIII LF replica, A58 –492. Gifted by the Friends of the RAAF Museum, the Spitfire replica is on display outside the Museum to represent a Mk VIII Spitfire operated by Number 79 Squadron in the […]