Posts Tagged ‘Warbirds’

The Military Aviation Museum’s Flying Proms 2019

On June 15th, the 9th Annual Flying Proms Symphony Air Show took place at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach. The concept of a Prom comes from 18th Century England. Live orchestral music would play in public places on the Promenade to be enjoyed by the commoners. The Military Aviation Museum teams with the […]

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh’s Warbird News, Part 1

Here’s a first look at some of the great aircraft and events that took place at the EAA’s AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. This year, among the many aviation-related celebrations during the convention, the 50th year of the EAA’s Convention in Oshkosh Wisconsin was feted.

Warbirds Over Wanaka – 1998

Twenty-plus years have flown by since my first and only visit (thus far) to New Zealand. My main purpose of the trip was to see the highly anticipated Polikarpov fighters, the I-153 and I-16 World War II era planes that the Alpine Fighter Collection had rebuilt in Russian factories during the mid-1990s. The show, during […]

Mustang Scrapbook

North American Aviation’s P-51 Mustang changed the course of World War II, the Korean War, and quite possibly a few more smaller conflicts. The type served in front line use for more than three decades. Over 15,000 airframes were produced, and the type served in about two dozen air forces around the world.