Category: warbirds

What To Expect at 2023’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

The Photorecon.net team will be out in force again at this year’s AirVenture 2023, reporting on just some of the many highlights (at least, what we think are the highlights) of the world’s largest gathering of aviators and aircraft...

Connecticut Air and Space Center Celebrates Sikorsky Aircraft’s 100th Anniversary

Story by Ken Kula, photos by Scott Zeno, Alice Leong and Ken Kula. The airport that straddles the city of Bridgeport and town of Stratford, Connecticut is named after a very distinguished aviation pioneer. The Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial...

The National Museum of the United States Air Force is 100 Years Old

U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock, pilot Matt Kiefer Story by Ken Kula, Photos by John Freedman, Howard German and Ken Kula except where noted. History The National Museum of the United States Air Force (NMUSAF) began as...

The 2023 Great Pocono Raceway Airshow

Story and photos by Corey Beitler Located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains near Long Pond, Pennsylvania, Pocono Raceway is one of the world’s most unique superspeedways because of its unique triangle configuration and its three turns, each with a...

Boeing B-17 Scrapbook

Story and Photos by Ken Kula Warbird enthusiasts appreciate the sound of a quartet of radial engines coming from above, and having a World War II veteran B-17 Flying Fortress rumble overhead is always a treat. Within the last...

Sikorsky Aircraft is 100 Years Old

Cmdr. Frank Erickson hoists Igor Sikorsky during the development of the hoist capable helicopter in the early 1940s in Bridgeport, Conn. Erickson went on to fly many missions, save many lives, train many pilots and redefine Coast Guard aviation....