Archive for the ‘Fighters’ Category

Pearl Harbor Survivor: Collings Foundation’s Curtiss P-40B Warhawk

The American Heritage Museum in Stow, Massachusetts, is a must-stop visit for any military enthusiast. The museum operated by the Collings Foundation has an incredible display of military vehicles and equipment. The vehicles and equipment are displayed in 20 exhibits chronicling pivotal military conflicts throughout history, including the Revolutionary War, World War I, World War […]

AFTER OCEANA 2019 – “THE MILITARY AVIATION MUSEUM”

It was Sunday, September 22nd, 2019, in Virginia Beach. Yesterday, Saturday, was my last day at the 2019 NAS Oceana Air Show, always one of the best military shows in the United States. As I exited at 5:30 to the Hanger 404 Lot, I walked past the very last birds on the ramp before I […]

Bob Finch Visits the Military Aviation Museum

Bob Finch visited Virginia’s Military Aviation Museum earlier this year, and toured a few of the hangars at the Virginia Beach facility. He also got to watch some of the flight operations from the grass runway. We’ve featured this museum in ClassicWarbirds.net in the past, and here’s a fresh look at some of the aircraft […]

Looking Back at Canada’s Shearwater International Air Shows Part 2

The last Shearwater International Air Show was held in 1997, more than two decades ago. Later shows at the military base, located a short distance northeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, continued under different names and organizations after the base was downsized. We ran a feature here in these pages in 2013; new photos have been […]