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Warbird Radio Friday Favorite –  A-20 Pilot Edward Cassidy

Warbird Radio Friday Favorite – A-20 Pilot Edward Cassidy

Starting today, Matt Jolley will share his favorites interviews with WWII veterans and famous aviators with us. Take flight with A-20 Havoc pilot Edward Cassidy. Find out what it was like for the men of the 388th Bomber Squadron.  The 388th fought in some of the most remote areas of the world, with only the basic necessities and their trusted[Read More...]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Warbird Radio
NEAM – Burnelli CBY-3 Loadmaster – Restoration Update

NEAM – Burnelli CBY-3 Loadmaster – Restoration Update

The New England Air Museum has made extraordinary progress over the past two years on the restoration of their unique Burnelli CBY-3 Loadmaster cargo plane. The sole surviving example of this unusual, blended-fuselage design has languished outside for much of the past five decades, but in 2013, NEAM decided to bring the aircraft under cover for a thorough restoration. The museum[Read More...]

NASM Open House at the Udvar-Hazy Center This Saturday

NASM Open House at the Udvar-Hazy Center This Saturday

The National Air & Space Museum is holding their second annual behind the scenes Open House between 10am and 3pm on Saturday January 24th at their Udvar-Hazy Center facility beside Dulles Airport in Chantilly, Virginia. Visitors will be able to go onto the shop floor in the workshop area, and see artifacts not yet on public display, such as the Martin B-26[Read More...]

Aviation Artist Ron Cole’s Tribute to Lou Zamperini and his B-24

Aviation Artist Ron Cole’s Tribute to Lou Zamperini and his B-24

Back in February, 2014, WarbirdsNews published a story by acclaimed digital artist, Ron Cole, and his work with Legend Flyers in Seattle Washington creating an action portrait for the Mitsubishi A6M Zero the company was restoring. Ron is well known for his fabulous commissioned digital paintings of historic aircraft, and we are very proud that he is now sponsoring WarbirdsNews. We recently[Read More...]

by January 21, 2015 2 comments Articles
Part of the Canadian Air & Space Museum’s Collection Transfered to Storage

Part of the Canadian Air & Space Museum’s Collection Transfered to Storage

  The Canadian Air & Space Museum in Toronto, Canada is in the process of securing a new home. The fabulous collection, which includes Avro Lancaster B.X FM104 as well as a faithful replica of the Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow transonic jet interceptor, has been without a home since late 2011. The bulk of their artifacts is now in secure storage at Pearson[Read More...]

by January 20, 2015 2 comments Aviation Museum News