Archive for the ‘Warbird Fighters’ Category

Our A-4 Skyhawk Scrapbook

  The Douglas/McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a lightweight, single engine, single pilot combat jet which performed its first flight on June 22, 1954. Intended as an aircraft carrier-based attack jet, it was built ruggedly to handle that punishing environment. Today, sixty-six years later, the design continues to soldier on in both the Argentinian Air […]

Looking Back at the Wings Over Batavia Air Shows 1996 and 1997

The air shows at the Genesee County Airport in Batavia, New York in 1996 and 1997 contained numerous civilian aerobatic acts, but the warbirds and active military action was still outstanding!. Previously, the yearly event was held on the turf runway of the National Warplane Museum’s home base in Geneseo, and focused on mainly warbirds […]

ClassicWarbirds.net Random Warbird Photos #2

      Here’s one of the best air show party tricks ever… an Royal Australian Air Force F-111C doing the ‘Dump And Burn” for an exciting entry into it’s aerobatic routine at an Avalon Air Show. The RAAF retired the last operational F-111 in the world in 2010; the USAF had retired their last […]

Book Review: So I Bought an Air Force…

#44-84634, registered as N351BD, soars through the airspace over Cape Cod during an air show. This airframe was imported by Will Martin and MACO Sales Financial Corporation in 1963. OK warbird fans, how many of you enjoy a good flyby by a North American P-51 Mustang? As of early 2020, upwards of one hundred fifty […]