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The UC-78 in the rotisserie (taken November 2014). (photo by David Cohen)

Kosko’s Bobcat – A UC-78 is Reborn

Article by David Cohen: “If you’re going to go through all the trouble of fixing up an airplane…let it fly!” So says Jack Kosko, the leader of his team of volunteer aircraft restorers, sometimes referred to as “Kosko’s Krew” or the “Fawn Grove Crew”. And, Jack Kosko has certainly lived up to his words. Tucked away in a hangar amidst[Read More...]

by April 28, 2015 1 comment Warbird Restorations, Warbirds News
'Earthquake' Titus (in the back seat) lifts off in 'Lady Jo' exactly sixty years to the day when he made the last official USAF Mustang flight back on April 18th, 1955. (photo by Ron Close)

‘Earthquake’ Titus Flies A Mustang… Again

Back in mid-March, WarbirdsNews published a story about the last official USAF P-51 Mustang flight which took place on April 15th, 1955 with pilot Robert F. ‘Earthquake’ Titus at the controls (click HERE for the story). A California man, Leon DeLisle, wished to commemorate this significant occasion by recreating that final Mustang mission with ‘Earthquake’ Titus again in the cockpit of another P-51,[Read More...]

by April 27, 2015 1 comment Airshow News, Warbirds News
Battle of Britain – RAF/RCAF 75th Anniversary Schemes

Battle of Britain – RAF/RCAF 75th Anniversary Schemes

With the official 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain approaching this September, the Royal Air Force and Royal Canadian Air Force have decided to commemorate “The Few” by painting some of their aircraft in celebratory schemes. The RAF have chosen to mark a 29 Squadron Eurofighter Typhoon with colors mimicking the Hawker Hurricane Mk.I that James Nicolson flew during his time with 249 Squadron[Read More...]

Work continues on Columbine II in Marana, Arizona. (photo by Gregg T. Williams via Dynamic Aviation)

Dynamic Aviation Will Purchase Eisenhower’s Columbine II

As our readers are well aware, over the past few months, a team from Dynamic Aviation in Bridgewater, Virginia has been hard at work trying to resurrect President Eisenhower’s VC-121A Constellation known as Columbine II in Marana, Arizona. Rather than buy the aircraft outright, they decided first to see if it were feasible to return the aircraft to flying condition.[Read More...]

Arsenal of Democracy Fly-Over Route

Arsenal of Democracy Fly-Over Route

With the coming Arsenal Of Democracy fly past over Washington, DC on May 8th commemorating the 70th anniversary for the end of WWII, WarbirdsNews thought we would share the scheduled fly-over route so those of you whom can attend can pick the best spots to watch the aerial armada on its journey. Please click the link HERE to find the[Read More...]