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Warbirds News is pleased to announce the completion of Bronco Demo Team’s latest North American OV-10B Bronco restoration. Known by its West German Luftwaffe serial, 99+18, the Bronco flew for the first time in more than twenty years in May, 2012, but sadly this was shortly followed by the loss of Bronco 99+32, and serious injuries to her pilot Tony[Read More...]
The sights and sounds of The Greatest Generation will come alive when the Commemorative Air Force’s Dixie Wing hosts its eleventh annual “WWII Heritage Days” event over the weekend of April 26th/27th. The history festival will take place at The Historical Airpower Facility, Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field, Peachtree City, GA from 9am-4pm both days. Go beyond the jump to find out more…
Warbirds News believes in giving notice, when it’s due, to the achievements of today’s youth in their endeavors with aviation history. It’s important to show that their hard work is noticed in a positive light, especially as this might encourage other young people to become involved as well. With that in mind, we are happy to report that Bethany Colburn,[Read More...]
Brought to you by www.aviation-enthusiasts.com. Eighty-two years ago today, the Junkers Ju 52 took flight for the first time. One of the most important aircraft in European aviation history, “Auntie Ju” served with numerous air carriers as an airliner and freight hauler. Derived from a single-engine aircraft, two additional radial engines were mounted on either wing to improve performance. Corrugated[Read More...]
This SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014 Bagpipes, special programs, flight exhibitions and AT-6 Texan (Harvard) Rides for Sale all day long highlight the Palm Springs Air Museum’s Annual Tribute to the Canadian Armed Forces. Programs and flight exhibitions are included with museum admission. There is a separate charge for those wanting to Ride on the AT-6 Texan (Harvard). Program sponsors are[Read More...]
The Cavanaugh Flight Museum’s Skyraider is leaving today to join FIFI on the B29/B24 Squadron Florida tour. The Skyrider will be at Lakeland, FL tomorrow and Thursday, then on to Titusville, FL for the TICO Airshow this weekend. The museum’s AD-5 Skyrider , Bureau No. 135152 was delivered to the United States Navy in 1955. It served with Carrier Airborne Early[Read More...]
Warbirds News has received a couple of nice photographs we’d like to share showing current progress on the Chance-Vought F4U-1 Corsair under restoration at the Classic Jets Fighter Museum near Adelaide, Australia. This aircraft, Bu.No.02270, is the oldest Corsair in preservation and according to the number stamped into the upper main spar cap on the starboard side, the 124th example[Read More...]