May 1942, Langley Field, Virginia, YB-17 bombardment squadron. Testing of the machine guns on the YB 17 Flying Fortress at the Army’s testing facility in Langley, Virginia. Founded in 1916, Langley Field was the […]
June 1942. Engine inspector for North American Aviation at Long Beach, California. 4×5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer.
PEACHTREE CITY- The Commemorative Air Force, Dixie Wing will be holding their WWII Heritage Days Saturday and Sunday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM April 27-28 at the Dixie Wing Historical Airpower Facility at Falcon Field […]
Faced with 65 major commercial jetliners that were abandoned in place at its Airports, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) after years of litigation with the owners of the craft issued an ultimatum stating […]
Noted aerobatic pilot, Fred Cabanas died in a plane crash on January 15th, along with Mexican television host Jorge Lopez while generating footage for Lopez’s show whose title translates as “Extreme Adrenaline.” The site of […]
The National WWII Museum’s stunning modernistic glass and steel “US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center” opened to the public on January 13th to capacity crowds eager to see the new $35 million home of the […]
A South African National Defence Force Douglas C-47TP Dakota 6840 crashed in bad weather near Giants Castle in the Drakensburg Mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on December 5th, resulting in the loss of life for […]
Following the tragic accident of 2011 which cost veteran show pilot Jimmy Leeward and ten spectators their lives when his P-51 crashed into the crowd, the 2012 course was changed to move the final straight […]