The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host four regional fly-ins, all in new locations, for 2016.
AOPA has selected the following dates and locations for its 2016 AOPA Fly-Ins: [Read more…]
Most people spend their teenage years planning their future. But Dillon Barron, who just turned 20 in June, spent a good portion of his teen years with an eye to the past as he restored a 1950’s-era Cessna 170B to fresh-from-the-factory condition. [Read more…]
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Military Aviation Museum regretfully announces that the 2015 Biplanes and Triplanes Airshow, scheduled to be held Oct. 3- 4, has been cancelled due to the projected high winds and rain brought on by a tropical depression hitting the surrounding area this weekend.
There are no foreseeable alternative dates to reschedule the event this year, but is planned to return in 2016. [Read more…]
Sunny Iowa skies, homemade pies, one-of-a-kind airplanes, and colorful aviators all mixed together this past Labor Day to create the special type of ambiance for which Antique Airfield is known.
Known by most as just Blakesburg, it’s the kind of fly-in where pilots don’t need radios. Red and green flags control the air traffic, and neatly-mowed grass cushions each and every landing.
And even if your ear isn’t attuned to the different types of radial engines, you’ll soon learn that there’s no mistaking the sound of a six-cylinder Challenger engine laboring to keep a 1929 Curtiss Robin cabin monoplane aloft, or the roar of a 600-hp Pratt & Whitney radial as the replica “Mister” Mulligan zooms by! [Read more…]
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. —More than 12,000 aviation fans and family members filled the tarmac at the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing’s second annual Atlanta Warbird Weekend, held Sept. 12-13, at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport.
Guests toured a DC-3, the B-17 “Memphis Belle,” and viewed 33 World War II warbirds brought in for the occasion. They were able to see a fleet of five P-51 Mustangs, a British Royal Air Force Hurricane, and other famous aircraft from that war.
World War II veterans and other pilots attracted large crowds as they discussed their experiences and their warbirds at a series of “Warbirds in Review” sessions in front of various aircraft. More than 37 veterans attended as honored guests. [Read more…]
The first Wings & Wheels Summer Fly-In/Drive-In was held Saturday, Aug. 15, at the William H. Morse State Airport (KDDH) in Bennington, Vermont. [Read more…]