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Getting Ready to Race at Reno

The Sunday before the races is a quiet time.  The pit areas are set up and in some cases airplanes have been on the field for over a week.  No real restrictions yet, no...

Twas The Night Before Oshkosh…..

It’s Sunday evening, we just got to Oshkosh for the 2013 EAA Convention.   AirVenture is ready to start in the morning.  People have been here for months setting up the show.  Campers have been...

Jane and Charlie

Another sad day in the 2013 airshow season happened on June 22nd in Dayton. Jane Wicker was sitting on the “top” of the left bottom wing of her Stearman while Charlie Schwenker made a...

Splash In 2013

For the last 6 years, as a part of Sun n Fun, Kermit Weeks has hosted an event as unique as his Fantasy of Flight attraction.   You see when Kermit was looking for a...

Aaron Tippin at Sun n Fun

Sun n Fun is a great air show. I’m spending the day wandering the grounds, taking pictures and talking.  When I go to a show, I rarely know what I’m going to write about, ...

Air New Zealand Unveils “Hobbit” Plane

Air New Zealand – the airline of Middle Earth – has unveiled a Boeing 777-300ER “Hobbit Plane” which will perform standard revenue service while doubling as a flying billboard for the new movie The...

Apple Valley Airshow 2012

The Morning Line Up The Apple Valley airshow calls KAPV in the high desert of Southern California home.  A small airport near Victorville falls under the jurisdiction of the San Bernardino County Department of...

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