Three Panavia Tornado F.3s at the aircraft Maintenance and Storage Unit at RAF Shawbury in England are being disposed of. One plane is heading to RAF Leeming in Yorks while the other two are going […]
Charles Augustus Lindbergh was awarded the Medal of Honor for completing the first successful transatlantic flight on this date in 1928. Six other aviators had previously lost their lives attempting the same voyage.
March 21st marks the 70th anniversary of the formation of 617 Sqn (Dambusters) at RAF Scampton. This picture was taken 5 years ago to commemorate the 65th anniversary with the BBMF Lancaster passing the towers […]
March 20, 1935 witnessed the first flight of the Grumman F3F. This aircraft is significant for being the last biplane used by the US Navy before the widespread adoption of monoplanes.
Today we have another engine test. The first test of this engine was performed in 2007 on Starfighter LN-STF which belongs to the Norwegian association “Friends of the Starfighter” and was performed at the Royal […]
Port Adelaide just acquired a special aircraft: a retired F-111C jet bomber capable of speeds two times greater than the speed of sound. It arrived March 15 by truck from Amberley RAAF Base near Ipswich, […]
March 19, 1941 was the inaugural date of Tuskegee Airmen (or the 99th Pursuit Squadron): the first division of all African-American pilots in the Army Air Corp. It was a great victory in the struggle […]
Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, CA presents Carrier Battles of the Pacific on Saturday, June 1. One of their monthly Living History Flying Days, the event features a discussion panel of connoisseurs: historians, […]