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Nimrod Tours Ready for Take-off

Nimrod Tours Ready for Take-off

PRESS RELEASE – As May half term fast approaches, organisers at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford are gearing up for a busy week of family tours on-board one of the RAF’s most sophisticated aircraft.  From Saturday 28 May until Sunday 5 June, families can step inside the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R.1 XV249 and learn about its intelligence gathering role[Read More…]

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force fourth building to open June 8

National Museum USAF Fourth Building to Open with Public

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors are invited to be a part of history during a ceremonial ribbon cutting event that will officially open the museum’s fourth building to the public on June 8 at 9:15 a.m. The new $40.8 million, 224,000 square foot fourth building, which was privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation, will house[Read More…]

C-53 41-20095 lit up in the nighttime is about to have a new lease of life with Vintage Wings, Inc. (photo via Vintage Wings Inc.)

‘Beach City Baby’ – A C-53 Skytrooper Will Rise Again

“A dream is deserving of nothing less than 110%.” It’s a simple line that Jason Capra, president and founder of Vintage Wings Inc., lives by. If you’ve not heard of Vintage Wings Inc. yet, that shouldn’t really be a surprise, as they’ve only been officially in existence for a few months. However, you should expect to hear much more about this up-and-coming warbird organization[Read More…]

CAF Dixie Wing Living History Series Presents the Role of “L-Birds”

CAF Dixie Wing Living History Series Presents the Role of “L-Birds”

PRESS RELEASE – The many roles of liaison aircraft will be discussed May 21 in the third monthly Living History program presented by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing at Falcon Field in Peachtree City. Liaison aircraft served a wide variety of roles in the military, including artillery observation, reconnaissance, aerial photography, medical evacuation, search and rescue, primary flight[Read More…]

Photo by Scott PLummer of Airshowvid.com

World’s Last Surviving PBJ-1 Mitchell Flies Again!

On Sunday May 15th, at a little before 2pm local time, the world’s last known surviving PBJ-1J Mitchell took to the skies over Camarillo, California again, following a decades-long, down-to-the-last-rivet restoration with the Southern California (SoCal) Wing of the Commemorative Air Force’s. As is typical on such test flights, a chase plane shadowed the Mitchell for much of the hour-long flight, sitting off her wingtip right[Read More…]