Air Show Report

(Photo by Matt Savage/Mach One Photography)

Australia’s Centenary Squadrons – A Celebration of 100 Years Defending The Country

Australia’s Centenary Squadrons – A Celebration of 100 Years Defending The Country Words and Photography by Matt Savage On 28 October 2016, the Royal Australian Air Force marked the Centenary of Australia’s first flying squadrons, Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 Squadrons (1916 – 2016) with both ceremony and celebration at RAAF Base Williamtown, New South Wales. With the theme ‘Celebrating the[Read More…]

by November 30, 2016 0 comments Air Show Report, Airshow News
The Fighter Collection's Grumman F8F Bearcat sits beside their FG-1D Corsair on the tarmac at Duxford during the Meet the Fighters air show. The Bearcat opened the show paired up with a Hawker Fury. (photo by Donald Nijboer)

Duxford – Meet the Fighter Air Show

Duxford’s Meet the Fighters – Air Show Review by Donald Nijboer Celebrating the 80th year marking the formation of RAF Fighter Command, the Imperial War Museum’s Meet the Fighters air show over the weekend of September 10th/11th highlighted a wonderful selection of Royal Air Force fighters from World War I to the present day at Duxford aerodrome, near Cambridge, England. Unfortunately, Saturday was a[Read More…]

by September 21, 2016 0 comments Air Show Report, Airshow News
Sunrise  over the Impatient Virgin. (photo by Joe Kunzler)

Props & Ponies at the Heritage Flight Museum – Air Show Report

Heritage Flight Museum’s Props and Ponies 2016 by Joe A. Kunzler The Heritage Flight Museum at historic Skagit Regional Airport near Burlington, Washington held their sixth annual Props & Ponies extravaganza on August 20th featuring the North American P-51 Mustang alongside its namesake automobile, the Ford Mustang sports car. The event brought auto and aviation enthusiasts together to celebrate, as the museum put it, “the[Read More…]

(photo by Richard Mallory Allnutt)

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 Photos, Final Facts and Figures

As many of you will have guessed from watching our Facebook page, most of us here at WarbirdsNews were at Oshkosh for AirVenture 2016. It was an extraordinary year, with some exceptional performances and rare attendees. We got to see the Martin Mars strut her stuff both on and off the water. WWII veterans like Doolittle Raider Col. Dick Cole, Tuskegee[Read More…]

The HFM's Skyraider drags water vapor from its wingtips during the pull-out from a high speed pass. (photo by Joe Kunzler)

Heritage Flight Museum – June Fly Day Report

From Rain to Skyraiding… by Joe Kunzler What began as a dark and gloomy Saturday morning on June 18th at the Heritage Flight Museum in Burlington, Washington had everyone uncertain if flight operations could take place for the monthly Fly Day, but the weather cleared enough to see three warbirds slicing through Skagitonian rain – along with a visiting DHC-2 Chipmunk. At the 10 o’clock volunteer[Read More…]

by June 23, 2016 0 comments Air Show Report, Airshow News