Ilyushin Il-2 Sturmovik @ Flying Heritage Collection Skyfair 2014

July 26th, 2014 was the date for the first ever Flying Heritage Collection Skyfair. This was a spectacular aviation event run by the Flying Heritage Collection at Paine Field in Everett, Washington. The Skyfair was by no means a big air show but the aircraft on display were some of the most unique in the world, including the worlds only flying Ilyushin Il-2M3 Sturmovik.… Read More Ilyushin Il-2 Sturmovik @ Flying Heritage Collection Skyfair 2014

Flying Heritage Collection Skyfair 2014 – WW2 Formations

On July 26th, 2014 I attended the first ever Flying Heritage Collection Skyfair. This was a spectacular aviation event run by the Flying Heritage Collection at Paine Field in Everett, Washington. Numerous World War Two aircraft flew on the day and put on spectacular displays. The formation flights though were very unique and added a special touch to the day. The… Read More Flying Heritage Collection Skyfair 2014 – WW2 Formations

Flying Heritage Collection Skyfair 2014 – WW2 Legends

Last weekend saw the first ever Flying Heritage Collection Skyfair take flight. This was a spectacular aviation event at the Flying Heritage Collection at Paine Field in Everett, Washington with some of the most legendary aircraft of World War Two including a Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vc, Messerschmitt Bf-109E, North American P-51B and D Mustangs, a Vought F4U Corsair, Lockheed P-38 Lightning, Grumman… Read More Flying Heritage Collection Skyfair 2014 – WW2 Legends

Battle of Britain Flying Day 2012

Supermarine Spitfires and a Hawker Hurricane take to the sky again…..in August 2012 the Flying Heritage Collection commemorated the 1940 Battle of Britain where the outnumbered RAF fought off the German Luftwaffe and saved Britain from imminent invasion. The Spitfire Mk.Vc and Hurricane Mk.XIIA of the Flying Heritage Collection were joined by the nearby Historic Flight Foundation’s Spitfire Mk.IXe.… Read More Battle of Britain Flying Day 2012

Luftwaffe Day 2012 – Flying Heritage Collection

Well Saturday August 11th, 2012 was the day German World War Two fighters, a Messerschmitt Bf-109E and Focke-Wulf FW-190A-5 were meant to fly at the Flying Heritage Collection – Luftwaffe Flying Day. Alas things didn’t quite work out as planned! The Bf-109 was ruled out due to technical problems, so it was replaced in the flying schedule by a Fieseler Fi-156 Storch… Read More Luftwaffe Day 2012 – Flying Heritage Collection