Category: warbirds

RCAF 100th Part 1 – The First Five Decades

CANADAIR CE-133 SILVER STAR 1953 – 2005 Photographers include: Bob Finch, William Ellison, Ken Middleton, Scott Jankowski, Scott Zeno, Corey Beitler, Don Linn and Ken Kula The Royal Canadian Air Force celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2024. Here is...

Royal Canadian Air Force Special Color Schemes – A 100th Anniversary Salute

Photographers include: Bob Finch, William Ellison, Ken Middleton, Scott Jankowski, Scott Zeno, Corey Beitler, Don Linn and Ken Kula  The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) came into being on April 1, 1924. One hundred years later, the military aviation...

A Look Back at Reading World War 2 Weekend 2023 By Don Linn

The Commemorative Air Force SBD-5 climbs to altitude as it departs Reading Airport to begin the Friday afternoon show. Photos and article by Don Linn The Reading World War 2 Weekend shows are one of the best warbirds displays...

Cleveland Rocks! The 2023 Cleveland National Airshow

Story and photography by Shawn Byers Cleveland has long been on my list to attend but I never committed to it until 2023. The kick in the pants was the scheduled performance by the Marine Corps AV-8 Harrier. Having...

THE 2023 NORTHERN ILLINOIS AIRSHOW

Story and photos by Scott Jankowski The Waukegan National Airport covers 600 acres of land and is located approximately 40 miles to the North of Chicago, Illinois. The airport features two asphalt runways, those being runway 5/23 at 6,000...

“America’s Hangar” Celebrates 20 Years

Lockheed SR-71A Story and photos by Corey Beitler (Originally published in Corey’s “Distelfink Airlines” magazine, December 2023 edition – photo selection altered from original) When its doors open to the public each day, the National Air and Space Museum’s...

Thunder Over New Hampshire 2023 Air Show Scrapbook

Photos by Scott Zeno, Alice Leong and Masaki Komatsu New Hampshire’s weather is still warm in September, and on the weekend of September 9th and 10th of 2023, the skies were filled with thunder; not late summer thunderstorms but...