Archive for the ‘Transports’ Category

Twenty Years of Andrews AFB Air Shows Aircraft 1987 to 2007

US Air Force F-111. Andrews Air Force Base is located in Camp Springs, Maryland. Sitting just east of the busy I-95 highway today, the site was first used as a military camp during the Civil War. In 1942, work began on an airport for the Army Air Corps. Beginning as a training base, it became […]

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 […]

Chariots Abound – Get in!

The Commemorative Air Force just hosted its annual airshow from 29-31 Oct, 2021 at Dallas Executive airfield, Dallas Texas. Know upfront that you can fly in a P-51 for 20min for $1695 – pass that spoiler package while shopping for a car and go fly! Ride the B-24 Liberator “Diamond Lil” for $424! There are […]

Battle of Britain Air Show 2021

  Del Laughery travelled “across the pond” to Duxford, in the United Kingdom, for the 2021 Battle of Britain Air Show. Some rare aircraft just beginning their service before World War II were displayed, such as this Curtiss Hawk 75 and a Consolidated PBY. Three German and French-built ME-109s and more than a dozen Spitfires […]