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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017: The Final Numbers

Another fantastic AirVenture Oshkosh is in the books, and 2017 broke a number of records according to the EAA. For starters, the attendance was at an all-time high for the show, with roughly 590,000 people visiting, but we will let the EAA’s press release speak to those details. AirshowStuff.com has kindly provided photos and video to allow those who did not attend AirVenture.[Read More…]

by August 7, 2017 0 comments Air Show Report, Airshow News
Magnificent four-ship at the Greatest Show on Turf! (Photo by Tom Pawlesh)

The Greatest Show on Turf 2017 – Geneseo Air Show Report

The Greatest Show on Turf! Photos and Article by Tom Pawlesh In the Finger Lakes region of New York sits the small village of Geneseo. When you get there you will find, down an unassuming gravel road, the National Warplane Museum with its grass runway nearby, carved from the corn field which used to dominate the landscape. At this sleepy little airfield, for one weekend every July, the museum[Read More…]

Oshkosh Cobra Flight – Four of Bell’s Finest Fighters Together in the Air!

Oshkosh Cobra Flight – Four of Bell’s Finest Fighters Together in the Air!

“Only at Oshkosh!”… Anyone who’s been to AirVenture Oshkosh is familiar with the phrase, but it so often proves true. The event is so prestigious that it has an almost unique ability to bring together rare and amazing aircraft in combinations impossible to arrange anywhere else. This year is no exception. First of all, we are going to see two B-29[Read More…]

by July 19, 2017 1 comment Airshow News, Warbirds News
2017 Atlanta Warbird Weekend to Salute Tuskegee Airmen

2017 Atlanta Warbird Weekend to Salute Tuskegee Airmen

The amazing accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II and beyond will be celebrated as the theme of the third annual Atlanta Warbird Weekend Oct. 7-8, 2017, at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport, Chamblee, Ga. Hosted by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing, the weekend will feature the CAF Red Tail Squadron’s RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit mobile movie theater along[Read More…]

The only recently restored Hawker Hurricane Mk.I P2902. This aircraft flew with 245 Squadron during the Battle of France. Pilot Officer Kenneth McClashan put her down on a beach after tussling with a pair of Bf 109s on May 31st, 1940 during the desperate fight over Dunkirk. Her remains were recovered in the 1980s, and used to resurrect this historically significant airframe. (photo by Luigino Caliaro)

Flying Legends 2017 – Air Show Report

Flying Legends 2017 – Air Show Report Story and Photography by Luigino Caliaro This year saw the twenty fifth anniversary edition of the annual Flying Legends air show at former RAF Duxford, the Imperial War Museum’s facility near Cambridge, England. The locally-based Fighter Collection organizes the event, which has become the most important warbird display in Europe. This year’s show took on even greater significance as it[Read More…]

by July 17, 2017 1 comment Air Show Report