Click on the links below to watch a short clip and read the book about an amazing story happened few days before Christmas of 1943. An incredible Christmas story from WWII A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War Warbirds News will resume its editorial schedule tomorrow.
The F-104 was officially retired from the Aeronautica Militare Italiana ( Italian Air Force) service during a large ceremony at Pratica di Mare in 2004. Almost ten years later this aircraft is still the favorite of many pilots, officers and aviation enthusiast in Italy, as well as around the world. In the occasion of the celebration of the 90th anniversary[Read More...]
Moose Peterson reports. It took flight February, 1945 and in June, 1969 it came to an end. The B-25J 44-30733 saw military life as a trainer and civilian life as a fire bomber. July of 2013, the B-25J took flight again underneath a sky crane that lifted it off the Tanana River sandbar where it has rested for the last[Read More...]
By Aviation Enthusiasts LLC Seventy-two years ago today, the Douglas C-47 Skytrain took flight for the first time. Developed from the Douglas DC-3, the C-47 was the most widely-used transport of World War II. Douglass built over 10,000 Skytrains and every branch of the U.S. military and all the major allied powers operated it. The C-47 hauled cargo, dropped paratroops[Read More...]
Geoff Jones reports from the UK. The North American OV-10 Bronco G-ONAA registered to Invicta Aviation Ltd and owned by Tony de Bruyn arrived at Manston, Kent on 29th May 2013 from its base at Schwenningen-am-Neckar in the Black Forest region of southern Germany via Wevelgem (Belgium). The complete restoration has been completed by Invicta Aircraft Engineering Ltd., which is[Read More...]