Posts Tagged ‘Texas Flying Legends Museum’

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 […]

Oshkosh 2015 Scrapbook, Volume One

AirVenture 2015’s warbird participation was extraordinary, as a number of commemorative events were celebrated.  This year marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, and the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Vietnam ground war. As always, the EAA Warbirds of America attracts all manners […]

The Murphy’s 2015 Memorial Day Weekend Formation Clinic

Written by Bruce Vinal Over the Memorial Day weekend I had the good fortune of being invited out to Murphy’s Landing Strip in Upstate New York for a formation clinic. The event was hosted by Dave, Lois, and Mark Murphy owner/operators of the Mustang “Never Miss” and afforded me a glimpse inside the hangars of […]

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 […]