Airailimages was back on site at the Reno Air Races on Saturday and captured some exciting video. Enjoy 2.5 minutes of the sights and sounds of Reno. [Read more…]
Airailimages is on the pylons for General Aviation News this year. Here is some action from Friday’s races. [Read more…]
DALLAS – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) will showcase a collection of World War II aircraft during its CAF WWII Air Expo at Dallas Executive Airport Oct. 3-5.
Four of the most popular bombers from that era will be on the ramp including FIFI (pictured), the world’s only flying B-29 Superfortress. Other attending bombers include the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator and B-25 Mitchell. Vintage military fighters present will include a P-40 Warhawk and two P-51 Mustangs.
MEXICO, Mo. — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s One Week Wonder is returning to its birthplace. The aircraft, a Zenith CH 750 Cruzer, which was built by volunteers in one week during AirVenture 2014, will be flown to the factory for Zenith’s Hangar Day on Sept. 20. Over 2,500 “builders” participated in the building program at Oshkosh, setting a record for the number of people involved in assembling a homebuilt aircraft kit.
Planning for the 11th annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo is in full swing, with new and returning sponsors committing their support to the event and exhibitors finalizing their contracts. Closing date for contracts is Sept. 15.
Aircraft Spruce will host its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, Oct. 4, at all three of its locations: Corona, California, close to the Corona Airport (KAJO) from 7 am-3 pm, Aircraft Spruce East in Peachtree City, Georgia, beside Falcon Field (KFFC) from 8 am-4 p.m., or Aircraft Spruce Canada at the Brantford Municipal Airport (CYFD) in Ontario from 8 am-3 pm.
FORT WORTH, Texas – Frenchman Nicolas Ivanoff won the Red Bull Air Race held over the weekend of Sept. 6-7 at Texas Motor Speedway with a time of 54.118 seconds. Britain’s Nigel Lamb took second in 54.253 and Canada’s Pete McLeod finished third in 54.666.
The Virginia Beach Airport will once again host the Military Aviation Museum’s World War I airshow Oct. 4-5. This year’s show commemorates the 100th anniversary of the start of the war, museum officials note.
The annual weekend airshow will include re-enactors, as well as flights of rarely seen aircraft from the first World War.
For more information: 757-721-Prop or VBairshow.com
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.