Nearly 70 years after airman Merrel L. Duncan from Dundee, Minnesota survived 30 hazardous missions over WWII Europe in a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, his son Michael is commemorating his father’s war record in a […]
Faced with wartime metal shortages, and a need to extend the range of fighter craft heading to Europe, the British came up with an ingenious design for auxiliary drop tanks, making them out of resorcinol […]
Temora Aviation Museum‘s Spitfire Mk VIII flew over a memorial service held in the Geelong Grammar School chapel in Geelong, Victoria yesterday, honoring the highly-decorated WWII fighter ace and later Gran Prix race car driver, […]
In the summer of 1944, the skies above the French region of Picardy were the site of some of the largest air battles yet in the Second World War. Second Lieutenant James Johnson of the […]
The National Museum of the United States Air Force reports one of history’s most famous aircraft will celebrate two anniversaries this weekend.
The Carolinas Aviation Museum at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will be hosting the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron’s Traveling Exhibit entitled “Rise Above”, honoring the legendary “Tuskegee Airmen.” The Traveling Exhibit, which features […]
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 […]