Our friends at FunPlacesToFly.com recently posted this video of Warbirds on parade at the Dallas/Fort Worth Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, which operates out of the Lancaster Airport in Lancaster, Texas. [Read more…]
These historic military planes from different countries will be featured along with the Olympic Flight Museum’s P-51D Mustang and FG-1D Corsair. Twenty owners are expected to have their historic aircraft on display and discuss the details of their aircraft and their passion for historic flight. The airshow will be at the Olympia Regional Airport in Washington state with additional aircraft, flight demonstrations, and special events all weekend.
Can’t make the show? Enjoy these photos of the Cascade Warbirds in flight. [Read more…]
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — The accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II and beyond will be celebrated as the theme of the third annual Atlanta Warbird Weekend, set for Oct. 7-9, 2017, at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport
Hosted by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing, the weekend will feature the CAF Tuskegee Red Tail Squadron traveling exhibit, “Rise Above,” with its restored P-51 Mustang, “Tuskegee Airmen.” [Read more…]
By Frederick A. Johnsen
When a World War II Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter made a dramatic flyover during the first Ridgevue High School football home game last month, it was far more than a passing symbol. It marked the beginning of a way of life — a patriotic and respectful ethos nurtured by the new school in Nampa, Idaho.
Photographers are invited to participate in aviation workshops in conjunction with Atlanta Warbirds Weekend (AWW), Sept. 24 and 25 at Dekalb Peachtree Airport in Chamblee, Ga.
3G Aviation Media photo workshops are scheduled Saturday with an additional editing workshop and a sunrise photo shoot on Sunday.
New this year is an air-to-air photo experience on Saturday. [Read more…]
PEACHTREE CITY, Georgia — Three World War II veterans of the legendary American Volunteer Group “Flying Tigers” will share their experiences at the Atlanta Warbird Weekend (AWW) “Dinner with the Tigers,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at the 57th Fighter Group restaurant at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport.
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear first-hand about from some of the dwindling number of heroes who operated aircraft during the early days of World War II, according to organizers. [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…]
By Frederick A. Johnsen
Wave after wave of warbirds roared over the Chino Airport in California April 29 through May 1 in three days of commemorative flights that saturated the air with the sounds of radial and inline engines and the silhouettes of classic warplanes from another era.
Put on annually by the Planes of Fame Air Museum, a pioneering flying air museum, the event at Chino is logistically logical – Chino is home to numerous warbird restoration shops and museums, including the patriarch Planes of Fame. [Read more…]