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BAE Systems Support Museum Transformation

BAE Systems Support Museum Transformation

PRESS RELEASE -The Royal Air Force Museum has officially announced a major partnership with BAE Systems who have pledged to support the transformation of the Museum at both its Cosford and London sites, in advance of the Centenary of the Royal Air Force in 2018. The announcement was made at the official unveiling of the Experimental Aircraft Programme (EAP) technology[Read More...]

by February 25, 2014 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
One of a Kind Opportunity to See Two Lancasters Flying in Formation

One of a Kind Opportunity to See Two Lancasters Flying in Formation

Warbirds News was excited to learn this morning that an event, long talked about, but most doubted possible is set to happen this summer. The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum will be flying their Avro Lancaster B.X across the Atlantic Ocean to the United Kingdom to take part in a series of displays alongside the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. This[Read More...]

New England Air Museum to Hold Open Cockpit Day on Sunday, March 16

New England Air Museum to Hold Open Cockpit Day on Sunday, March 16

PRESS RELEASE – The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn., will hold Open Cockpit Day on Sunday, March 16th. On that day visitors will be permitted to climb into the cockpits of up to nine vintage airplanes including two supersonic jet fighters, the Vietnam era Huey helicopter, the WWII P-47 Thunderbolt, the Vintage DC-3 airliner, and more.A special[Read More...]

Last Flying RNZAF Dakota at Warbirds Over Wanaka 2014

Last Flying RNZAF Dakota at Warbirds Over Wanaka 2014

The Warbirds Over Wanaka air show, in Wanaka, New Zealand will be rumbling to life this Easter weekend, from the 18th through 20th of April. The biennial event is famous the world over for its gathering of rare warbirds, and fabulous set-piece events set against the stunning backdrop of some of New Zealand’s finest mountain scenery. Amongst the Spitfires, Kittyhawks and[Read More...]

by February 23, 2014 0 comments Airshow News
Naval Air Station Pensacola – A Pictorial History

Naval Air Station Pensacola – A Pictorial History

Warbirds News likes to support authors with new books which might appeal to our aviation-minded audience. One such book which crossed our desk recently is “Naval Air Station Pensacola”, by mother and son team Maureen Keillor and Chief Richard Keillor. The book, one of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of Aviation Series, is a pictorial history of NAS Pensacola from its humble[Read More...]

by February 22, 2014 0 comments Articles, Aviation Books