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It looks like the photograph was made in 1989.  Nelson Ezell is flying the Helldiver.

Breckenridge Returns!

By Stephen Chapis Chino. Geneseo. Reading. TICO. Ypsilanti. The names of these traditionally warbird-heavy airshows all elicit visions of warbirds large and small as far as the eye can see, while the sky reverberates to the rumble of Wrights, Pratt & Whitneys, Allisons, and Merlins. Quite often a warbird airshow can touch the lives of young and old in a[Read More…]

by April 24, 2017 0 comments Airshow News, WWII Events
Doolittle Raid 75th Anniversary To Be Honored at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017

Doolittle Raid 75th Anniversary To Be Honored at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017

The lone remaining veteran of the famed Doolittle Raiders mission of April 1942 and at least 16 B-25 bombers will be part of the raid’s 75th anniversary commemoration and air show activities at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The 65th annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention, the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration,” will be held[Read More…]

by April 18, 2017 0 comments Airshow News, WWII Events
A row of Mustangs, seen here in twilight Thursday, held a commanding presence on the Warbird Ramp for most of Sun ‘n Fun.

Sun ‘n Fun 2017, The Report

By Mike Deep To say the scale of Sun ‘n Fun is staggering doesn’t quite do the annual fly-in and airshow justice. For one week in April, over one thousand aircraft—and hundreds of thousands of guests—visit the Sun ‘n Fun campus. Held for one week in April at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Florida, the event is larger than any[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 2 comments Air Show Report, Airshow News
The original P-51D Mustang s/n 44-45195 'Damn Yankee' was flown by Capt. Bobby Childers  of the 359th FS, 356th FG

Oostwold Airshow: “TIME FLIES!”

The 9th annual Oostwold Airshow, held in the northern part of the Netherlands, draws over 20,000 visitors and is the largest warbird event of its type in Dutch civil aviation. Known as the “Dutch Duxford”, this year’s event will be held June 4-5, 2017. Over 20 examples of piston-powered warbirds are expected to attend, with both flying and ground displays[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Airshow News
Cascade Warbirds to Host B-17 “Aluminum Overcast”

Cascade Warbirds to Host B-17 “Aluminum Overcast”

Cascade Warbirds Squadron #2 of EAA Warbirds of America is proud to announce that they will host the EAA’s B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” in Olympia, Washington this year at the Olympia Flight Museum. The B-17 will be on display and open for rides and self-guided tours May 12-14, 2017. To pre-book a flight, contact the EAA at B17.org.  According to Ron[Read More…]