Category: warbirds

Riverside Air Show 2012

Riverside Airport is packed into the middle of suburban Riverside, surrounded by houses on all sides.  While the main runway is just large enough to accommodate a C-17, the traffic pattern still seems more...

B-25 Executive Sweet on its way to Doolittle / Reunion at Dayton, OH

The  B-25 known as Executive Sweet began it’s journey from Camarillo, CA to Dayton, OH. The aircraft will be one of Twenty-five B-25 Mitchell bombers that plan to pay tribute to the Doolittle Raiders as they commemorate the 70th...

Howard Pardue… Gone West

On April 4, 2012 just after 2PM, Howard Pardue left us before his time had come.  He was 77 years young.  His XF8F-1 Bearcat NL14HP crashed shortly after takeoff from Breckenridge Texas.  We send...

B-25s at Tico 2012

The Valiant Air Command’s show commonly known as “TICO” (which comes from the Titusville Coca Airport) this year worked around a “Doolittle Raider” theme, since this year is the 70th anniversary of the famous...

Cable Airport Air Show 2012

Woo Hoo!  Airshow season is back, albeit to a slow start.  Cable airshow is the first airshow in the southern California area after the long and cold break since Nellis in November. Cable airport...

National Naval Aviation Museum

If you are headed to the Florida panhandle the Naval Aviation Museum is a great stop.  Located in Pensacola, it’s the nicest military museums in the country.  I haven’t seen all of them, but...

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