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Three Iconic First World War Aircraft Arrive at RAF Museum Cosford

Three Iconic First World War Aircraft Arrive at RAF Museum Cosford

Press Release: On Tuesday, July 15th, the staff at Royal Air Force Museum Cosford received three iconic WWI aircraft. They will form the centre of a new First World War Exhibition. The Bristol M1c, Sopwith 1 ½ Strutter and Sopwith Pup are due to go on display within the museum’s War Planes Hangar in December 2014. The Sopwith Pup, serial N5182,[Read More...]

F-4D Phantom II Arrives in Orlando to Serve as Vietnam Vet Tribute

F-4D Phantom II Arrives in Orlando to Serve as Vietnam Vet Tribute

A historic F-4D Phantom II arrived in Orlando Tuesday from Corsicana, Texas; a convoy of trucks carrying the plane’s parts weaving its way through the crowded city streets. The fighter jet will receive a restoration and serve as the centerpiece in Joe Kittinger Park on the shores of Lake Yvonne at Orlando Executive Airport. US Air Force Colonel Joe Kittinger is a legendary pilot, having made history in August,[Read More...]

B-25 Sandbar Mitchell – June-July Update

B-25 Sandbar Mitchell – June-July Update

WarbirdsNews is pleased to present the latest details surrounding the Warbirds Of Glory Museum’s ongoing restoration of the “Sandbar Mitchell” in Brighton, Michigan. It’s been just over a year since the recovery team lifted the center section, the heart and soul of the aircraft, from its crash site near Fairbanks, Alaska, and so much has happened in the interim. Here is what[Read More...]

“The Greatest Show on Turf” – 2014 Geneseo Airshow Report

“The Greatest Show on Turf” – 2014 Geneseo Airshow Report

Tom Pawlesh reports. In the finger lakes region of New York there is a village called Geneseo. In this village, down a gravel road, there is an airfield with a grass runway. On this grass airfield, for one weekend every July, one of the greatest gatherings of warbirds in the country takes place. It is called “The Greatest Show on[Read More...]

by July 21, 2014 0 comments Air Show Report, Airshow News
Inauguration of the Checkertails of Lesina Monument

Inauguration of the Checkertails of Lesina Monument

In a continuation of a previous WarbirdsNews story about the Checkertails of Lesina, we bring you the conclusion. Story by Tom Ricci May 13 – 16, 2014, four days that none of us will never forget. Through his recollections of his war years in Lesina, Italy, my father Primiano gave the spark that eventually became my mission to create a memorial  honoring the US Army[Read More...]

by July 20, 2014 1 comment Articles, WWII Events