SEATTLE — The steady rumble of World War II bomber flight operations will resonate at The Museum of Flight July 1-4, while a group of four historic aircraft is based here for public rides and tours.
Ground tours and flights will be available in the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator and B-25 Mitchell bombers, and a dual-control P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft. [Read more…]
FlightSimCon 2016 welcomed 520 attendees, along with 24 exhibitors, 30 sponsors, and 24 speakers, to the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn., at Bradley International Airport on June 11-12.
The biggest year yet for the annual flight simulation and aviation conference, FlightSimCon attracted a mix of pilots and aviation enthusiasts from more than 40 states, as well as from Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. [Read more…]
RENO — The 19th annual National Championship Air Races Pylon Racing Seminar (PRS), held June 15-18 at the Reno Stead Airport, hosted a record 79 airplanes and 130 participants, including students, instructors and certified pilots. [Read more…]
“Captain Hal” sent in these photos captured at the Smoky Mountain Air Show in Knoxville, Tenn., April 16-17. The first airshow in 11 years, it was “amazing to watch,” he reports.
“The pictures don’t do the show justice at all,” he continued. “The sounds, feelings, and smells just don’t come across in the pictures. The weather was perfect and the skies impossibly blue. I hope you enjoy these pictures.” [Read more…]
By Jonathan Apfelbaum
￼Spring time in Colorado — when thoughts turn to shaking off the winter’s snow and getting back into flying after the chilly winter. Years ago there had been a Classic Car and Aircraft Fly-in at Front Range Airport (KFTG), although it had gradually languished and faded away.
As the airport has been on the growth upswing over the last few years, the airport manager and regional members felt it was time to bring this event back.
With the large warbird community along the front range, it was decided to make the new event a Warbird and Classic Car Fly- in. Last year was the inaugural year, with this year being a strong follow up. [Read more…]