Archive for the ‘Bombers’ Category

Looking Back at Australia’s Avalon Air Show of 2009

Looking Back to the 2009 Australian International Airshow And Aerospace & Defence Exposition The largest air show in Australia had plenty of historic milestones to mark in 2009. The biennial event contained, for many spectators, the final aerial presentations of the Royal Australian Air Force’s DHC-4 Caribous and General Dynamics F-111Cs. Throw in a Lockheed […]

The Grass IS Greener at Geneseo!

The National Warplane Museum calls Geneseo, New York home. Not only does the Museum have numerous aircraft in its collection, but hosts a grand warbird air show each year. Part of the draw to these events is that the Museum’s runway is a turf field, and watching the participating warbirds operate from the field adds […]

North American B-25/PBJ Scrapbook…

North American Aviation built a widely used medium bomber; the prototype’s first flight occurred just after the start of World War II. Known as the B-25 Mitchell in the U.S. Army Air Force,  the Navy and Marine versions were named the PBJ. The bomber served in all Theaters of Operation. They ranged from Alaska to […]

Grumman Cats Review

Last Cat Standing, the Grumman F-14 Tomcat Grumman Aircraft Engineering began its run as an aviation powerhouse at the end of the Great Depression, in 1929. Sixty-five years later, it was merged into the Northrop Corporation in 1994.  Known for designs that primarily served the U.S. Navy and its’ aircraft carriers during its six and […]