Archive for the ‘warbirds’ 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 […]

Last Year and Next Year – Where We’ve Been and What We See Ahead

U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight at the 2021 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh show. Our three digital aviation magazines Photorecon.net, ClassicWarbirds.net and CivilAviationWorld.com cover a lot of ground where history is concerned. Through our lenses and keyboards, we strive to bring interesting accounts of contemporary and bygone aviation endeavors to our pages, for anybody to enjoy. Our team of […]

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: MASDC/AMARC Bombers in Storage

  Photos by Del Laughery and Ken Kula Here’s a look at various bombers stored in the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC) and the Aircraft Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARC) in Tucson, Arizona. Now known as the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG), the name changes happened last century.  These are all […]