Archive for the ‘Anniversary Event’ Category

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 […]

2021 EAA AirVenture Preview

EAA’s AirVenture 2021 = EAA AirVenture 2020 (Plus One) And Then Some! The AirVenture 2020 aviation celebration in Oshkosh, Wisconsin was forced to be cancelled over health concerns associated with the Covid 19 crisis. There were a number of milestones which would have been celebrated during last year’s gathering. There will be a 2021 AirVenture, […]

Our T-33 Scrapbook

Photos from the ClassicWarbird.net and Photorecon.net team. The first Lockheed T-33 first flew 73 years ago! I heard a story once, a few decades ago, which seems to be apropos here. A few military aircraft enthusiasts were talking with an F-15 Eagle pilot. The question was posed as to how long the Eagle’s career as […]

The Great “Arsenal of Democracy” B-29 Superfortresses

One of the larger attractions of the 2020 “Arsenal of Democracy” flyover were the only two flying B-29 Superfortresses, “Doc” and “FiFi”, joined in flight for just the fourth time since their restorations. On practice day Thursday, the two flew in formation over the town of Culpeper, VA along with several alternating formations of disparate […]