Archive for the ‘Bombers’ Category

B-29 Superfortress “Fi Fi” returns to the air.

MIDLAND, TEXAS (Aug. 5, 2010). –The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) is proud to announce the return to flight for FIFI, “the Queen of the Fleet.” The world’s only flyable Boeing B-29 Superfortress returned to the skies early Thursday morning for its first flight since 2004. “It is an emotional day at the CAF for our […]

B-36 Ride to Hell !!!!!!!!!!!

When men were men—but, of course, they smoked and drank heavily back then. Talk about having a bad day…. B-36 Ride to Hell…. Ah back when engines were really engines…. Aircraft Commander 1st Lt. Oliver Hildebrandt, Pilot 1st Lt. Walter Ross, and Co-pilot Captain Wilbur Evans, and a crew of thirteen took off from Carswell […]

Dr. Sky and Witchcraft

Watch our newly uploaded video with Steve Kates talking about the Collings Foundation’s B-24L named “Witchcraft” Steve and Joe had the pleasure of flying on this wonderful, old aircraft when it came came to Deer Valley airport recently.

Photorecon visits with the Collings Foundation’s – B-24 “Witchcraft”

Joe and I had to opportunity to join the Collings Foundation down at Marana Airport near Tuscon, Arizona. We called and made all the arrangements with the foundations management as Joe has an idea he wanted to try. After seeing a few different websites that showcased night photographs of other types of planes..Joe had the […]