Archive for the ‘airshows’ Category

Looking Back at the Blue Angels 60th Birthday Bash at RNLAF Leeuwarden

Koninklijke Luchtmacht (RNLAF) Leeuwarden Open Dagen 2006 The year was 2006, and the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron as celebrating their 60th Anniversary. As part of their schedule, a short European tour was planned and executed, including a weekend at the RNLAF Leeuwarden, an air force base well northeast of the Netherlands’ largest […]

Looking Back at the 2006 Edwards AFB Air Show

Late in October of 2006, the High Desert of California reverberated with the roar of jets in afterburner and piston engines growling with all of their might. The 2006 Edwards AFB Air Show went off without a hitch, with brilliant weather for flying and more than forty aircraft arrayed on the static display.

Peninsula Aero Club’s 2020 Tyabb Airshow Was A Community Event

On Sunday 8 March, the Peninsula Aero Club at Tyabb Airfield, in Association with Paul Bennet Airshows and Sponsor IOR Aviation, ran their latest airshow with benefits to the comunity including Funflight, for children with severe health issues, Angel Flight, providing free transport for sick people from remote communities, Tyabb CFA, suicide prevention through Chasing […]

A Look at Past Participants at Otis Air National Guard Base’s Air Shows

  This Massachusetts Air National Guard F-106A was converted into a QF-106A drone after the host 102nd Fighter Wing transitioned to the F-15 Eagle. This aircraft was was destroyed in August, 1996 Mention the name “Otis” to any middle-aged or older Cape Cod local, and they’ll most likely remember the Air Force and Massachusetts Air […]