Aviation Museum News

Museum of Aviation F-100 Super Sabre Goes on Display

Museum of Aviation F-100 Super Sabre Goes on Display

After seven years of hard work, the North American F-100D Super Sabre at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia is just about finished. We have been following this restoration at WarbirdsNews for some time now, producing periodic progress reports (click HERE to see them). She arrived at the museum, a corroded, tattered hulk in 2010, but a small[Read More…]

8th Air Force Control Tower Planned at Mid-Atlantic Air Museum

8th Air Force Control Tower Planned at Mid-Atlantic Air Museum

By Mark Chapin  Col. USAF ret. January 10, 1945  AAF Station 130: The morning mist shrouded the tiny village of Conington in Huntingdonshire as the inhabitants once again awoke to the roar of dozens of Cyclone engines coming to life at nearby RAF Glatton. The B-17 squadron was a late addition to the mission and the crews hurried their preflights;[Read More…]

Tuskegee Airmen Story Coming to May 20 Living Aviation History Day

Tuskegee Airmen Story Coming to May 20 Living Aviation History Day

The renowned Tuskegee Airmen and their successors in the U.S. Air Force broke many barriers on their way to aviation history. Researcher/Historian Zellie Orr and a panel of Tuskegee Airmen and successors will discuss the stories of this famed group at the May 20 Living Aviation History program, presented by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing Museum. The program[Read More…]

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor  Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Battle of Midway

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Battle of Midway

On June 4 – 7, 1942, six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States defeated Japan in one of the most decisive naval battles of World War II. During the Battle of Midway, U.S. forces successfully destroyed Japan’s major aircraft carriers Akagi, Kaga, Soryu, and Hiryu in a decisive victory that proved to be the turning point[Read More…]

Planes of Fame Air Show - Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Planes of Fame Air Museum

Planes of Fame Air Show – This Weekend! – May 6/7th 2017

One of the world’s truly great warbird air shows is set to take place this coming weekend (May 6/7th, 2017) at Chino Airport in Chino, California. The Planes of Fame Air Show will be celebrating the Planes of Fame Air Museum’s 60th anniversary, so you know they will be pulling out all the stops to make this a spectacular event![Read More…]