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Russian paratroopers 'scooting off' a Tupolev TB-3. (Photo via Pete Mecca)

A VETERAN’S STORY: A Russian Officer and Pickle Soup

Armageddon is mentioned in the Book of Revelation as a reference to the final battle between the forces of good and evil. Religious scholars from Christianity to the Baha’i Faith have speculated the rival militaries will meet near Mt. Megiddo, an area dominated by the modern Israeli kibbutz of Megiddo neighboring the Kishon River. Located in northern Israel, this “final[Read More…]

by June 27, 2017 0 comments A veteran's Story, Articles
A U.S. Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcon and a P-51 Mustang fly in formation during the 2017 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 10, 2017. The annual aerial demonstration training event has been held at D-M since 2001, the course featured aerial demonstrations from historical and modern fighter aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby)

Old Meets New at Air Tattoo

The Royal International Air Tattoo celebration of the 70th anniversary of the United States Air Force next month will feature a special ‘then and now’ formation of American fighter aircraft, as a North American P-51D Mustang  teams up with a present-day Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor. This USAF Heritage Flight display will involve a P-51D visiting from the United States and[Read More…]

by June 26, 2017 0 comments Airshow News
The Mosquito roars overhead during her first North American flight. Aviation legend, Steve Hinton is at the controls. (photo by Joe Kunzler)

Flying Heritage Red Letter Day – Mosquito Flies and Corsair Arrives!

Friday, June 23rd was a special day at the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum in Everett, Washington. Not only did they fly their deHavilland Mosquito T Mk III for the first time over American soil, but it also saw the arrival of their freshly restored FG-1D Corsair. Mosquito TV959 arrived at the museum back in December, fresh off the boat from her[Read More…]

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Canso A C-FPQK at St Hubert before its recent acquisition by the Collings Foundation.  The poor state of its fabric is evident via J-C Polet.

World Catalina News June 2017

There has been a flurry of activity in the world of Catalina survivors, many of them actually Canadian-built, former RCAF Cansos, so here is the latest update by the Catalina Society. Perhaps the most exciting news comes from Canada where, all being well, the world’s population of airworthy Catalinas and Cansos is about to be increased by one! At Fairview,[Read More…]

by June 23, 2017 0 comments Warbirds News