Continuing the en masse warbird flying displays of the Planes of Fame Airshow 2015 were aircraft that flew in the Pacific Theatre of World War Two. These included a Douglas SBD Dauntless, Grumman F4F Wildcat, Grumman TBM Avenger, Imperial Japanese Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero and North American B-25 Mitchell. Former fighters of the US Navy naturally dominated the flying displays… Read More Planes of Fame Airshow 2015: WW2 Pacific Theatre Warbirds
There is never any shortage of warbird action at the Planes of Fame Airshow and 2015 showcased many European Theatre World War Two era aircraft including a Bell P-63 Kingcobra (mostly flown by the Soviets as it was seen as inferior to the P-51 Mustang by the USAAF), the Douglas C-47 Skytrain (Dakota) venerable transport, Lockheed… Read More Planes of Fame Airshow 2015: WW2 European Theatre Warbirds
You often see someone photo bombing another persons selfie and so forth but how about this World War Two era North American B-25 Mitchell photo bombing a Douglas C-47 Skytrain at this years Planes of Fame Airshow? Literally the ultimate photo bomber! Hawker Sea Fury “Dreadnought” soon turned the tables though. Here “Dreadnought” can be seen photo… Read More Planes of Fame Airshow 2015: The Ultimate Photo Bomber!
In the heart of New Orleans, Louisiana is The National World War Two Museum of the United States. This city is home to the museum because the then President Eisenhower (also the General in charge of the June 6th, 1944 D-Day invasion in Europe during World War Two) named Dr. Stephen Higgins the man who helped win the war.… Read More The National World War Two Museum
The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum in Reading, Pennsylvania hosted their annual World War Two Weekend on June 7th to 9th, 2013. What an event! Despite inclement weather leading into the weekend it turned out pretty nice and plenty of flying was able to happen with many classic Warbirds from that era taking to the skies. On top of this… Read More WW2 Weekend 2013 (Part 1) – Bombers, Transports & Military Reenactors
Back on September 24th, 2011 the Flying Heritage Collection were coming to the end of their summer flying days at Paine Field in Everett, Washington. On these days they fly aircraft from the collection, often with guest aircraft from other nearby museums. This particular day they were flying the North American B-25J Mitchell bomber and ground… Read More B-25 Flying Day 2011