Category: museums

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St. George Jet Blast 2013

The phone rang Friday morning with details of the Classic Jet Aircraft Association’s Jet Blast fly-in that was happening in St. George, Uath that is just up the road from where I live. They...

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TF-51D Galveston Gal Lost

About noon on October 23, 2013, TF-51D N4151D Serial 44-73458 of the Lone Star Flight Museum crashed into a bay near Houston Texas.  It had been on a pleasure flight taking a British tourist...

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Força Aérea Portuguesa

The history of the Força Aérea Portuguesa (FAP – Portuguese Air Force) goes back to 1911 when a balloon company was founded. The first aircraft did not arrive till the early twenties but during...

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Wings Over Gillespie Airshow 2013

It’s year Eighteen for the Annual Wings Over Gillespie Airshow, nestled in the valley between El Cajon and Santee, California, it’s on site of a former WWII United States Marine Airfield and Parachutist School....

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Planes Of Fame Airshow 2013

Chino, Ca.- Despite the recent Sequestration Budget Cuts, Chino’s Planes of Fame Museum hosted a historical 2013 air show on May 4th and 5th. With the featuring of five of only seven airworthy P-38...

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Golden Hill

Mark Hrutkay People love to look inside things, inside a locked closet.  In the attic.  Inside a locked safe.   For fliers and aviation historians for some reason closed hangars are more interesting than open...