Prineville Airport (S39) in Central Oregon will feature an aviation education Air-Fair Oct. 3-4.
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…]
SPIELBERG, Austria — Australia’s Matt Hall won the Red Bull Air Race World Championship race in the Austrian Alps with a victory on Sunday, beating Britain’s Paul Bonhomme into second place in a dramatic final.
American Kirby Chambliss got his first podium since the race in New York City in 2010 with third. [Read more…]
Those planning to attend the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Regional Fly-In in Colorado Springs Sept. 25-26 are invited to the Recreational Aviation Foundation‘s signature Potato Bake Friday Sept. 25.
Enjoy a piping hot spud with BBQ, chili, cheese or a number of other toppings. There will be a bonfire and live entertainment from David Bradley. The RAF will also have a display on the flight line Saturday, officials note.
Reservations are recommended through the AOPA Website. Cost is $15 when you register in advance or $20 onsite.
Airplanes with radial engines were celebrated in late June at the Fifth Annual Round Engine Round-Up at Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Hosted by the Staggerwing Club and the Bob Hoff family at their beautiful Aero Mark FBO, the event also included a mid-year board meeting of the Beechcraft Heritage Museum of Tullahoma, Tennessee. [Read more…]