e-publications republished with the permission of B-25 MITCHELL ASSOCIATION New B-25 MITCHELL ASSOCIATION member Gary Suozzi sent us two recent pictures of the CAF’s B-29 “FIFI.” These are excellent pictures and we are sending them out […]
March 24 was an important date for Wilbur and Orville Wright: On that day in 1904, the two brothers applied for a German patent for their biplane, The Flyer. Facing skepticism at home and in […]
On March 23rd of 1948, John Cunningham set a new flight record in a de Havilland Vampire, reaching an altitude of 59,446 feet, or 18,119 meters. The DH.100 Vampire was an experiment in creating a […]
Originally designed as a heavy bomber, the Farman F.60 Goliath was adopted as one of the early airline and commercial planes. It debuted the first consistent international trade route on March 22, 1919, establishing aerospace […]
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 […]