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Airshow Report – Wings Over Illawarra 2014 Airshow

Airshow Report – Wings Over Illawarra 2014 Airshow

Story and photos by Phil Buckley The annual Wings Over Illawarra air show took place on May 4th, about sixty miles south of Sydney, Australia. For the first time since 2007, the flying program was nearly blown away. Strong and nearly constant winds hung around the New South Wales southern coast all day and unfortunately affected the air show, limiting[Read More...]

AEROHUNTER – Warbird Adventures Downunder

AEROHUNTER – Warbird Adventures Downunder

  Story and photos by Phil Buckley: Soaring above Cessnock and the surrounding Hunter Valley, doing loops, wing overs, barrel rolls and pulling Gs, is all in a days work for the pilots at Aerohunter, as they take their customers through exhilarating aerobatic/combat maneuvers or scenic flights over the local countryside. COMPANY PROFILE Operating originally from Cessnock Airport in the beautiful Hunter Valley about a[Read More...]

IndieGOGO Campaign for B-17G ‘Lacey Lady’

IndieGOGO Campaign for B-17G ‘Lacey Lady’

WarbirdsNews recently held a conversation with Sean O’Brien, Director of Operations for the B-17 Alliance Group. The organization, based in Aurora, Oregon is working to preserve the famous Gas Station Flying Fortress, B-17G 44-85790 known as “Lacey Lady”. The B-17 Alliance Foundation has set up a IndieGOGO campaing with the objective of raising US$30,000. Click HERE to give a donation.[Read More...]

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New England Air Museum To Participate In Blue Star Museums

New England Air Museum To Participate In Blue Star Museums

Today New England Air Museum announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day[Read More...]

Women in Aviation Half Term at Cosford

Women in Aviation Half Term at Cosford

PRESS RELEASE -The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be celebrating the achievements made by women in aviation with a special exhibition geared towards school children currently on half-term holidays. From Monday May 26th to Friday May 30th there will be a free trail for children to take part in, based around the pioneering women that have helped shape aviation[Read More...]