EAA Warbirds Of America

EAA AirVenture 2017 ‘Warbirds in Review’ Program Schedule

EAA AirVenture 2017 ‘Warbirds in Review’ Program Schedule

WarbirdsNews is bringing aviation history to more audiences by joining up with UflyTV to broadcast – live – the popular Warbirds In Review sessions at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. We have the following description of Warbirds in Review events planned for this year’s AirVenture Oshkosh from the EAA… History through the legendary wartime aircraft and pride for the[Read More…]

Cascade Warbirds to Host B-17 “Aluminum Overcast”

Cascade Warbirds to Host B-17 “Aluminum Overcast”

Cascade Warbirds Squadron #2 of EAA Warbirds of America is proud to announce that they will host the EAA’s B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” in Olympia, Washington this year at the Olympia Flight Museum. The B-17 will be on display and open for rides and self-guided tours May 12-14, 2017. To pre-book a flight, contact the EAA at B17.org.  According to Ron[Read More…]

Participants in Bomber Camp will be learning and flying aboard the Collings Foundation's B-17G 'Nine-o-Nine'. (Photo by Richard Mallory Allnutt)

FAA Lifts Moratorium on Living History Flight Experiences

The Collings Foundation’s B-17G ‘Nine-o-Nine’ was exempted from the moratorium on “Living History Flight Experiences”, but other aircraft in the collection were not. Now with the moratorium lifted, hopefully Collings, along with many other warbird operators and potential operators will be able to share their vintage aeroplanes with the general public. (Photo by Richard Mallory Allnutt) The Experimental Aircraft Association[Read More…]

A Dustoff flight picking up wounded soldiers from the battlefield during the Viet Nam War.

Inspirational Warbirds in Review Session

Oscar Nominated actor, Gary Sinise, and Medal of Honor recipient, General Patrick Henry Brady, will participate in what promises to be one of the most inspirational Warbirds in Review fora ever presented at EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh. Gary Sinise is known to most of us as ‘Lieutenant Dan’, the character he played in the Oscar-winning film, Forrest Gump, and as ‘Mac[Read More…]

Aluminum Overcast Soared Over Lambeau, Video Taken From The Bomb Bay

Aluminum Overcast Soared Over Lambeau, Video Taken From The Bomb Bay

After all the sequestration wasn’t that bad for warbird operators. In fact since when the military flybys were stopped, along with air show appearances, due to the sequestration many warbird organizations replaced what the USAF and US NAVY  used to do. On November 26, 2013  the  EAA’s historic World War II B-17 bomber Aluminum Overcast performed a true first on[Read More…]