A mile-high airshow takes flight

A formation of Yak-52s formation helped get the festivities started

STORY and PHOTOS By HAYMAN TAM

Colorado is the home of several airshows and mile-high airshow fans turned out in force to welcome the birth of a new airshow in the state.  The inaugural Pikes Peak Regional Air Show took place in August at Colorado Springs Airport (COS). The show benefits two museums in Colorado Springs: The National Museum of World War II Aviation and the Peterson Air and Space Museum.

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SocialFlight expands worldwide

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SocialFlight, a web and mobile app for finding events and interesting places to fly, is expanding worldwide. This includes international aviation events, airports and Points-of-Interest (POIs) within walking distance of airports and aviation events. Local aviation METAR weather is also provided for most airports.

Following this latest expansion, SocialFlight now contains nearly 30,000 airports around the globe and 300,000 restaurants, hotels, attractions, transportation options, campgrounds and aviation businesses — all within walking distance of an airport or aviation event.

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Video: Warbird Roundup 2014

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The annual Warhawk Air Museum’s Warbird Roundup was held August 30-31 in Nampa, Idaho. Airailimages was on site with cameras in hand.

From the YouTube description, “Warbirds from as far away as the Planes of Fame Museum in Chino, Calif., came to Nampa, Idaho for the Warhawk Air Museum’s Warbird Roundup the weekend of 30-31 August 2014. An F4U-1A Corsair joined a P-38 Lightning and several Mustangs and P-40s for the show.”