Archive for the ‘Warbird Fighters’ Category

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 […]

Vought F-4U, Goodyear FG-1 and Brewster F3A Corsair Scrapbook

Chance Vought designed and produced one of the most recognizable fighters of the Second World War… the F4U Corsair. The “inverted gull wing” was used to allow carrier operations with the large prop hanging on the nose. The type was so useful and relevant that it was used through the Korean War years, and ultimately […]

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 […]