As many readers will be well aware, Vintage Wings of Canada recently re-flew their FG-1D Corsair after a three-year operational hiatus. Flying a vintage warbird after such a long time spent in the hangar requires a great deal of vigilance, not just on the part of the maintenance crew, but also of the pilot who takes her aloft. Vintage Wings[Read More…]
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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to feel the roar of Merlin engines as they literally rumble through your very soul…. or to almost taste the faint yet hypnotic scent of hydraulic fluid and engine oil that lives in every WWII aeroplane… or the glorious sight from your cockpit window of iconic warbirds in close formation as you carve your way through the air over some of the most[Read More…]
Every month we look forward to receive the newsletter from Dave O’Malley, director of marketing for Vintage Wings Of Canada. Every month Dave writes amazing stories telling the tales Canadian aviators,aircraft and national aviation heritage. This month’s newsletter is about a very unique aircraft called Hillson FH.40.
Vintage Wings of Canada (VWoC), of Gatineau, Quebec has put out an urgent call for additional volunteers to help in staging the largest warbird air show in the country, Wings Over Gatineau-Ottawa. The show is scheduled for the weekend of September 14-15 2013 and due to the ever-increasing size of the crowds and aerial displays that this growing event entails,[Read More…]