Tagged: P-38

Chino’s Planes Of Fame Airshow, 2016 Edition

As many shows as I go to each year, there are none I look forward to more than the Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, California. The POF museum boasts an incredible collection of flyable aircraft. During their annual...

The Baltic Bees

The photography of Dietmar Schreiber. With 42,000 spectators around Lake Wolfgang and 286 take-offs and landings on the lake, the Scaleria Air Challenge 2015 was the biggest floatplane event to ever happen in Austria. Organized and sponsored by the...

GORILLA – THE FIRST JET-POWERED PRIMATE

by William B.Scott At the dawn of the jet age, a small group of test pilots, engineers, technicians and maintenance troops secretly evaluated the Bell XP-59A, America’s first military jet, at the remote Materiel Center Test Site in southern...

2014 Planes of Fame Airshow

Mooney International: Planes of Fame Air Show 2014  “A Salute to the Mighty Eighth” There really is nothing like the sound that a mass of warbirds firing up brings, or the sound of them flying by at low level...

LA County Airshow 2014

On March 21st and 22nd, the City of Lancaster held the inaugural Los Angeles County Air Show at William J. Fox Airfield. The Air Show was headlined by the United States Navy Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels. With so...

Luke Days 2014

As has been a tradition for many years, Luke Air Force Base, Glendale, Arizona once again hosted is bi-annual Luke Days open house. And as has been traditionally one of the finest airshows produced, this year was no different....

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 WWI Portuguese pilots fought along...

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 Lightnings in the world today,...