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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
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
The 60th Anniversary Planes of Fame Airshow Recap

The 60th Anniversary Planes of Fame Airshow Recap

By Scott Plummer The 2017 Planes of Fame Air Show celebrated the Planes of Fame Air Museum’s 60th anniversary and the 25th year they’ve held the air show at Chino Municipal Airport in Chino California. The 2017 air show also marks the first time that Planes of Fame’s Founder, the legendary Ed Maloney, was not at the announcer’s stand. Sadly, Ed[Read More…]

Air to air with Paul Bennet's TBM Avenger at Kyneton

Kyneton Airshow – Spread Your Wings

Photography & Words by Matt Savage There was a sense of trepidation as April 23, 2017 dawned a grey and foggy day in Kyneton, a small country town nestled in the Macedon Ranges an hour North-West of Melbourne. Six months earlier (to the day!), the airshow was due to be held to celebrate the Kyneton Aero Club’s 50th Anniversary but[Read More…]

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