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Warbirds Over the Beach 2014 – Air Show Report

Warbirds Over the Beach 2014 – Air Show Report

Jerry Yagen and his staff and volunteers at the Military Aviation Museum in Pungo, Virginia put together a spectacular air show in mid-May. Warbirds Over the Beach is a must-see air show, not just on the US east coast, but globally. There are few places in the world which can rival the line up of perfectly restored, and beautifully maintained[Read More...]

Happy Birthday To The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

Happy Birthday To The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

By Aviation Enthusiasts LLC The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II flew for the first time fifty-six years ago today.  The most important western fighter of the postwar period, more than 5,000 F-4s were built between 1958 and 1981.  The aircraft began life as the F3H-G naval strike fighter and was adapted to meet a Navy requirement for a fleet defense[Read More...]

New England Air Museum to Hold Open Cockpit Event

New England Air Museum to Hold Open Cockpit Event

The New England Air Museum will hold its next Open Cockpit event on Sunday, June 15th, Father’s Day. Visitors may climb into the cockpits of up to twelve vintage aircraft in the museum as well as a full-motion flight simulator, and two static flight simulators. The aircraft currently scheduled  for opening to the public include a North American F-100 Super[Read More...]

The Illustrated History of No 126 Wing RCAF D-Day to VE-Day

The Illustrated History of No 126 Wing RCAF D-Day to VE-Day

The Illustrated History of No 126 Wing RCAF D-Day to VE-Day is Donald Nijboer’s first ibook. From D-Day to VE-Day No 126 Wing RCAF was the most successful fighter wing in Europe. As a mobile fighter wing its job was to provide air support for the Canadian and British Armies as they advanced towards German and final victory. Many aces[Read More...]

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Today is a national holiday here in the United States, Memorial Day in fact. Today is the day we celebrate the lives lost in our name on the battlefield, and the countless casualties which followed in its aftermath. For many, sadly, it has simply become a day off work to relax around the barbecue, or at the beach or swimming[Read More...]

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