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The “Biggest Little Airshow” Returns

The “Biggest Little Airshow” Returns

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s popular remote control Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii is back for its tenth year, Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, 10am to 4pm. Guests will be able to drive on to Ford Island for this event, or take the free shuttle from the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Parking is free. A family favorite, the[Read More…]

The Grumman Avenger over Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow (Image credit Gavin Conroy)

“Warbirds Over Wanaka” ‘18 Shows Promise

Wanaka, NZ – WWII and Classic Aircraft will once again soar over New Zealand. Organizers of the “Warbirds Over Wanaka” Airshow are optimistic about the prospects for their 2018 event, given the early ticket sales to date. A pre-sale period for tickets, which was open to WOW Club members, and the first public sales this week have been well received.[Read More…]

by February 15, 2017 0 comments Airshow News
A magnificent shot of the CAF Red Tail Squadron's P-51C Mustang by the great aviation photographer, Max Haynes. (photo via CAF)

CAF Red Tail Squadron Returns to Air Show Circuit with Impressive Line-up

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, announced their line-up for upcoming events around the country for 2017. After an incident last year resulted in an 11 month restoration, the Squadron’s P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen will return to flight this air show season to wow audiences with its aerobatic tribute to our nation’s[Read More…]

A VETERAN’S STORY: The wickedest Flying Witches

A VETERAN’S STORY: The wickedest Flying Witches

By Pete Mecca. To call a female pilot a “flying witch” in 2017 could bring condemnation, censorship, and protesters trampling down the weeds in my front yard. So, stick with me on this: The flying “Night Witches” of World War II gained the nickname from an adversary, out of respect for their bravery and lethal sneak attacks. Moral of the[Read More…]

by February 13, 2017 1 comment A veteran's Story, Articles, WWII Events
Introducing the Hawker Harrier II Turbine Timepiece

Introducing the Hawker Harrier II Turbine Timepiece

The Hawker Harrier is one of the world’s most iconic jet combat aircraft. Developed initially as an operational, close-support and reconnaissance fighter aircraft, the Harrier evolved directly from the Hawker P.1127 and the Kestrel F.G.A.1 prototype aircraft. During 1965, Hawker’s supersonic aircraft (P.1154) had been cancelled by the incoming Labour government and so all work at Kingston had ceased. The[Read More…]