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Canadian Mosquito FLIES!!!

Bob Jens deHavilland Mosquito B.35 flew for the first time today, with test pilot Steve Hinton at the controls. According to WarbirdsNews contributor Terry Towns, Hinton arrived at Victoria Air Maintenance’s base in Victoria, British Columbia on Tuesday after flying up from Chino, California. He inspected the aircraft that afternoon, with taxi tests scheduled for today. The plan was to[Read More…]

This is the Palm Springs Air Museum's P-51D Mustang "Bunny" shortly before she moved to Chino for her restoration. Check out the video link to see how gorgeous she is now! (photo via Palm Springs Air Museum)

Palm Springs Air Museum Mustang Restoration Gets a Boost

The Palm Springs Air Museum is currently working hard to return several of their iconic aircraft back to flying condition. One of these aircraft, North American P-51D Mustang serial 44-74908, is deep inside the restoration process. The aircraft joined the US Army Air Force in the closing months of WWII, and ended up with the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1951 as[Read More…]

Helldiver Regains Her Wings

Helldiver Regains Her Wings

The National Air & Space Museum is hard at work preparing their rare Curtiss SB2C Helldiver for display. The restoration team re-attached the freshly painted wings this past Sunday in the Mary Baker Engen Restoration hangar at NASM’s Udvar-Hazy Center. The vertical stabilizer was due to arrive at the museum on Wednesday for reassembly. The team hope to roll her[Read More…]

Paratroopers exit a Douglas DC-3 C-47 Dakota Skytrain for a commorative jump over the D-day invasion landing zones in Normandy, France.

Jumps Schedule For the Dakotas Over Normandy Is Set

The Jumps schedule for the much anticipated “Daks over Normandy” event is slowly materializing. For the first time since 1944 the skies over Normandy will be filled with Dakotas to drop paratroopers. Throughout Europe about 15 of these aircraft are still flying and for this very special occasion the plan is to bring them all together one last time,clcik HERE[Read More…]

by March 22, 2014 1 comment Bullet News, WWII Events
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Cavanaugh Flight Museum’s Skyrider To Join FIFI

The Cavanaugh Flight Museum’s Skyraider is leaving today to join FIFI on the B29/B24 Squadron Florida tour. The Skyrider will be at Lakeland, FL tomorrow and Thursday, then on to Titusville, FL for the TICO Airshow this weekend. The museum’s AD-5 Skyrider , Bureau No. 135152 was delivered to the United States Navy in 1955. It served with Carrier Airborne Early[Read More…]