Archive for July, 2021

2001 Avalon, Australia’s Air Show – I Remember That!

Two decades ago, I travelled to Australia for an epic week at the Avalon Air Show in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Some of the warbirds were breathtaking, both in the air and on the ground. There were plenty of World War II and Korean War vintage aircraft.   Interestingly enough, looking back to the show, there […]

Reopening America’s Hangar

When its doors opened to the public in December 2003, the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center was a dream come true for the Smithsonian Institution. After years of private fundraising efforts and lobbying government leaders for funding, the world-renowned museum and educational institution finally had a new facility to display the […]

More Jet Carrier-Capable Warbirds

Photographer Scott Jankowski has had the opportunity to see loads of U.S. Navy and Marine jets on airport ramps and at air shows. Here’s a collection of photos he’s taken over the years, how many types do you recognize? 

World War II Weekend is Back

After a one year hiatus for 2020, The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum’s World War II Weekend celebrated a 30 year anniversary, June 4-6 at Reading Regional Airport. I did not know what to expect as this was going to be my first event of 2021 with the restrictions of COVID-19 still a factor. Much to my […]