Those attending will experience an evening filled with classical musical pieces, performed by a live symphony orchestra, all with a backdrop of aerial displays from vintage World War I and World War II aircraft. [Read more…]
Smitty Smith of FunPlacesToFly.com just sent us this video, taken at the Corsicana Air Show, considered the “Best Little Airshow in Texas,” when the Coyote Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) hosts a fun-filled day featuring vintage air planes from the World War II era.
The Coyote Squadron operates from C. David Campbell Field, Corsicana’s Municipal airport, which itself began as a pilot training center during World War II. [Read more…]
The Planes of Fame Museum presented its 2017 warbird air show at Chino, California, on May 6-7, with practice flights and arrivals on the preceding Friday.
The museum, a long-time pillar of the busy warbird scene at Chino, has earned a reputation for attracting top warbirds from several states for its annual air show, in addition to flying some of its own one-of-a-kind military machines. This year, about 50 warbirds were in attendance. [Read more…]
The B-25 Mitchell bomber named Barbie III does … and the 75 mm cannon mounted in the nose of the twin-engine, twin-tail warbird drew a steady stream of people on the Warbird Ramp at this year’s SUN ‘n FUN who had never heard of the rare “H” model of the versatile medium bomber from World War II. [Read more…]
After years of restoration, the Dixie Wing of the Commemorative Air Force’s Bell P-63 Kingcobra will grace the skies above the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach at the annual Warbirds Over the Beach air show May 20-21.
After over 17 years of restoration work, this rare airworthy P-63 will take part in aerial displays both days. [Read more…]