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Warbird Digest Issue #74

Warbird Digest Issue #74

Issue #74 of Warbird Digest is being delivered to your mailbox as we type. In this issue we feature the Collings Foundation Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IX ( 23 pages!). Furthermore we will have an article about the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing ex-NACA Kingcobra ( 15 pages). Also TURTLE BAY TEXAN, a superb example, this award-winning SNJ looks ready for[Read More…]

by October 17, 2017 0 comments Warbird Digest Issues
The Manhattan Project Trinity Tower Replicated

The Manhattan Project Trinity Tower Replicated

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is erecting the only Trinity Tower replica in existence – a steel tower, just shy of the original 100 ft historic piece designed to hold the first atomic bomb tested at the Trinity Site on July 16, 1945. This new exhibition was constructed in close proximity to the museum’s B-29 Superfortress in[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 0 comments Aviation Museum News
The EAA Museum's B-25J Mitchell Berlin Express as she looked at AirVenture 2016. (photo by Richard Mallory Allnutt)

EAA Aviation Museum’s B-25H “Berlin Express” Set For Airworthy Restoration

As most of our readers will know, the Experimental Aircraft Association Foundation has a large collection of historic aircraft. One of these is an extraordinarily rare H-model variant of the North American B-25 Mitchell. This medium bomber rolled off the North American factory production line at Inglewood, California in 1943 and flew with the U.S. Army Air Force as 43-4432 during[Read More…]

The Lone Star Flight Museum's F4U-5 Corsair. (photo LSFM)

Final Lineup Announced for 2017 Wings Over Houston Airshow

In only a few short weeks, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, under the command of Sugar Land native Lt. Col. Jason Heard, will return to Houston, Texas for the 33rd Annual Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Wings Over Houston Air Show. The air show will take place over the weekend of October 21st/22nd, at Ellington Airport. Visitors also are encouraged to bring non-perishable food[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Airshow News
de Havilland Mosquito – Trans-Atlantic Collaboration Helps Unlock Her Secrets

de Havilland Mosquito – Trans-Atlantic Collaboration Helps Unlock Her Secrets

As a follow-up to our article concerning the restoration of a deHavilland Sea Hornet, we thought our readers would be interested in another former Spartan Air Services beauty; deHavilland Mosquito PR.35 RS700. The unique survivor of its marque, RS700 is currently under restoration with Calgary Mosquito Society in Alberta, Canada. The museum has been receiving technical assistance from The People’s Mosquito in[Read More…]