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Executive Director of the New England Air Museum (NEAM) To Retire at the End of 2014.

Executive Director of the New England Air Museum (NEAM) To Retire at the End of 2014.

PRESS RELEASE- Michael P. Speciale, Executive Director of the New England Air Museum (NEAM), has announced his retirement as of December 1, 2014. Mike has been Executive Director for 29 years and has led the Museum’s transformation from a small one-hangar museum recovering from the effects of a tornado in 1979, to a major cultural, educational, and historical institution serving[Read More...]

1988 Panavia Tornado ADV For Sale

1988 Panavia Tornado ADV For Sale

An extremely rare ex-RAF Panavia Tornado F3 will come up auction in the UK this Saturday. The Tornado F3 was the last of the RAF’s pure interceptors, and evolved from the earlier Tornado GR1 ground attack variant to replace the iconic English Electric Lightning. It shared much of the GR1′s structure and systems, but had a lengthened fuselage to accommodate the extra fuel required[Read More...]

Warbird Pin Up Girls’ Opens at Garth Gallery on Friday

Warbird Pin Up Girls’ Opens at Garth Gallery on Friday

  Christian Kieffer, the photographer of  the world famous  “Warbird PinUp Girls’’  calendar and sponsor of WarbirdsNews will be exhibiting his work at the Columbia’s Garth Gallery opening with a reception this Friday from 5 to 9 p.m.Kieffer is a graduate of South East Center of Photographic Studies in Daytona Beach Florida, and worked for the Walt Disney Creative Photography[Read More...]

by July 24, 2014 0 comments Articles, Warbirds News
Three Iconic First World War Aircraft Arrive at RAF Museum Cosford

Three Iconic First World War Aircraft Arrive at RAF Museum Cosford

Press Release: On Tuesday, July 15th, the staff at Royal Air Force Museum Cosford received three iconic WWI aircraft. They will form the centre of a new First World War Exhibition. The Bristol M1c, Sopwith 1 ½ Strutter and Sopwith Pup are due to go on display within the museum’s War Planes Hangar in December 2014. The Sopwith Pup, serial N5182,[Read More...]

F-4D Phantom II Arrives in Orlando to Serve as Vietnam Vet Tribute

F-4D Phantom II Arrives in Orlando to Serve as Vietnam Vet Tribute

A historic F-4D Phantom II arrived in Orlando Tuesday from Corsicana, Texas; a convoy of trucks carrying the plane’s parts weaving its way through the crowded city streets. The fighter jet will receive a restoration and serve as the centerpiece in Joe Kittinger Park on the shores of Lake Yvonne at Orlando Executive Airport. US Air Force Colonel Joe Kittinger is a legendary pilot, having made history in August,[Read More...]