Archive for the ‘Military AIrcraft’ Category

Reopening America’s Hangar

When its doors opened to the public in December 2003, the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center was a dream come true for the Smithsonian Institution. After years of private fundraising efforts and lobbying government leaders for funding, the world-renowned museum and educational institution finally had a new facility to display the […]

More Jet Carrier-Capable Warbirds

Photographer Scott Jankowski has had the opportunity to see loads of U.S. Navy and Marine jets on airport ramps and at air shows. Here’s a collection of photos he’s taken over the years, how many types do you recognize? 

World War II Weekend is Back

After a one year hiatus for 2020, The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum’s World War II Weekend celebrated a 30 year anniversary, June 4-6 at Reading Regional Airport. I did not know what to expect as this was going to be my first event of 2021 with the restrictions of COVID-19 still a factor. Much to my […]

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, […]