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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
Breckenridge Air Show Report

Breckenridge Air Show Report

For many in the southwest, the word Breckenridge evokes memories of high flying warbird airshows and great camaraderie between pilots, operators and fans. After a 21 year hiatus, one of the most well attended and beloved warbird shows in the US has been resurrected. 
With a population of just 5,500, the sleepy west Texas town of Breckenridge, 100 miles west[Read More…]

by June 15, 2017 2 comments Air Show Report, Warbirds News
EAA AirVenture 2017 ‘Warbirds in Review’ Program Schedule

EAA AirVenture 2017 ‘Warbirds in Review’ Program Schedule

WarbirdsNews is bringing aviation history to more audiences by joining up with UflyTV to broadcast – live – the popular Warbirds In Review sessions at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. We have the following description of Warbirds in Review events planned for this year’s AirVenture Oshkosh from the EAA… History through the legendary wartime aircraft and pride for the[Read More…]

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress: Photo courtesy of Adam Schuett via EAA

Big Bombers Coming to AirVenture Oshkosh

PRESS RELEASE – Visitors to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 will be treated to a tremendous cross-section of bombers, including what we expect to be the first joint appearance of two flyable B-29s in decades, more than a dozen B-25s, and now, two from the U.S. Air Force’s current inventory, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress and the Rockwell (now Boeing) B-1 Lancer.[Read More…]

by June 3, 2017 0 comments Airshow News
Wings Over Illawarra Airshow Report

Wings Over Illawarra Airshow Report

By Phil Buckley The annual Wings Over Illawarra Air Show took place over the weekend of May 6th/7th, 2017 at Albion Park Airport near Sydney, Australia. Over 30,000 people attended, and a lot of attention focused on the warbird scene, due to the first public display of the Albury-based FW-190 owned by Raptor Aviation. This year’s event brought together a variety of warbirds from the HARS collection, Paul[Read More…]

by May 16, 2017 2 comments Air Show Report, Airshow News