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 […]
Supermarine Spitfire PR.XIX PS853, registered as G-RRGN, which we recently reported as having completed a meticulous, rivet by rivet restoration, was damaged when its landing gear collapsed during a landing at East Midlands Airport. The […]
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.
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, […]
Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, CA presents Fork-Tailed Devil on Saturday, April 6. Another installment of their monthly Living History Flying Days, this event showcases the Lockheed P-38 Lightning. Its fierce reputation earned […]