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My Sky Cart's authentic airline galley trolly marked in Pan American World Airways livery would make a fine addition to any aviation aficionado's home. (photo via MySkyCart.com)

My SkyCart – PanAm Heritage Cart

As WarbirdsNews readers will be well aware from previous articles, we are privileged to have had sponsorship from MySkyCart.com this past year. MySkyCart produces an array of aviation-themed, authentic airline galley carts, which also have a duel use as a functional, mobile storage unit and/or conversation piece in the home. We have shown you some of their warbird-themed pieces already, but thought[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 0 comments Advertorial - Sponsored Article
Chasing Planes: New Series Follows the Efforts to Run an Air Museum

Chasing Planes: New Series Follows the Efforts to Run an Air Museum

Many WarbirdsNews readers will be well aware of Gordon Page, and his amazing efforts to save vintage military aircraft over the last three decades. Page first came to prominence in the warbird world back in the 1990s, documenting his adventures recovering Luftwaffe fighters from the Siberian tundra in the book Warbird Recovery: The Hunt for a Rare World War II Plane in Siberia,[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 1 comment Warbirds News
B-17 Flying Fortress “Aluminum Overcast” to Arrive for Atlanta Warbird Weekend

B-17 Flying Fortress “Aluminum Overcast” to Arrive for Atlanta Warbird Weekend

The  B-17 Flying Fortress, “Aluminum Overcast”, operated by the Experimental Aviation Association (EAA), will arrive in Atlanta for the fourth annual Atlanta Warbird Weekend at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport, Oct.7-8. Ground tours will be available, and rides can be purchased for flights Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 5-8. The aircraft will join the Tuskegee Airmen program for the weekend, which is fitting because[Read More…]

by September 25, 2017 0 comments Commemorative Air Force, WWII Events
From bottom to top: A B-25J Mitchell bomber, TBM-3E Avenger torpedo bomber, FG-1D Corsair fighter, and P-51D Mustang fighter flown by the Texas Flying Legends are escorted into Edwards AFB airspace by a C-12 crew from the 419th Flight Test Squadron Sept. 18. (U.S. Air Force photo by Donald R. Allen)

TFLM Airplanes Descend on Edwards for Upcoming 70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight

  On September 18th, while Edwards Air Force Base personnel were on the ground going about their work evaluating new military aircraft and systems, a quartet of WWII-vintage warbirds circled overhead, preparing to land. The B-25J Mitchell, TBM-3E Avenger, FG-1D Corsair and P-51D Mustang from the Texas Flying Legends Museum in Houston, Texas, were arriving! A C-12 Huron from the 419th Flight Test[Read More…]

by September 25, 2017 1 comment Texas Flying Legends, Warbirds News
Doc’s Friends Announces Major Hangar Gifts From Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems

Doc’s Friends Announces Major Hangar Gifts From Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems

PRESS RELEASE – Doc’s Friends, Inc. has announced a major gift from Boeing that will ensure the B-29 Doc Hangar and Education Center becomes a reality at Wichita’s Eisenhower National Airport. Executives from Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems joined Doc’s Friends, Inc. board members and volunteers to make the announcement, and officially break ground on the 32,000 sq. ft. facility. “We[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 2 comments B-29 "Doc", Warbirds News