On a recent visit to the Flying Heritage Collection it was cool to see the newest static addition to their museum, a Republic F-105G Thunderchief called “Patience” (serial number 63-8336). The aircraft was originally manufactured in 1964 as a two-seat, fully combat capable F-105F trainer (earlier production model F-105B/D aircraft were single seaters) but was heavily modified in 1971 to… Read More A Big “Thud” at the Flying Heritage Collection
Paine Field, Washington – May 21st, 2016: This year the annual Paine Field Aviation Day started out on a grey and rainy day but fortunately the cloud and rain lifted enough to get some flying in! Aircraft participating in the flight displays on the day included those from the Flying Heritage Collection (Curtiss P-40C Tomahawk and… Read More Paine Field Aviation Day 2016
A glorious looking Curtiss P-40C Tomahawk in bare metal at the 2013 Planes of Fame Air Show in Chino, California.