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National Aviation Heritage Invitational Announces 2014 Awards

National Aviation Heritage Invitational Announces 2014 Awards to Restored Aircraft Recipient of the Neil A. Armstrong Aviation Heritage Trophy National Aviation Hall of Fame Enshrinees joined presenting sponsor Perform Air. in awarding the Grand Champion Neil A. Armstrong National...

2014 Reno Air Races – Heritage Invitational Preview Video

Here are some of the planes entered in this year’s National Aviation Heritage Invitational, held during the Reno Air Races at Stead Field. Check out these amazing restorations and very unique aircraft. By LiveAirShowTV   2014 National Aviation Heritage...

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...

2013 COPPERSTATE Fly-In & Aviation Expo a Big (Non-Towered) Hit!

More than 6,000 attendees, volunteers, vendors and pilots enjoyed a wide variety of aircraft at the 2013 COPPERSTATE Fly-In & Aviation Expo — the 41st annual event’s first year as a non-towered operation.   CASA GRANDE, ARIZ. (Nov. 20,...

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...

American Bonanza Society Flies-In to Savannah GA

The American Bonanza Society (ABS) convened its Spring 2013 Fly-In in the historic and elegant city of Savannah Georgia during the long weekend of May 16th through the 19th.  The more than 200 registered participants (pilots, spouses, friends and...

A tribute to Bob Odegaard

Robert Odegaard was born and raised in Kindred, North Dakota. Bob’s love for aviation started as a child on the family farm where he would watch DC-3s fly overhead. Bob founded and operated Odegaard Aviation, a fixed-base operation and...

John C. Evans discusses the development of the P&W J-58 engine used in the A-12 and SR-71 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney Aircraft J-58 (JT11D-20) Characteristics’. Maximum Thrust           34,000 Lb Military Thrust              23,900 Lb Weight                         6,250 Lb Length                         215.940 In Maximum Diameter      55.43 In Sea Level Air Flow        326 Lb/Sec Compression Ratio       8.5:1 Total Pressure Ratio    2,93:1 Bleed...

2011 Aviation Events – My Year In Review

2011 Aviation Events – My Year In Review In 2011, my main focus in aviation photography was to cover the Centennial of Naval Aviation (CONA) from both the air show side of the celebration as well as some day-to-day...

Thunder Mustangs of Reno Racing

Yes Folks….Its time to start thinking again about making plans to attend the 2011 Reno Air Races. We had such a great time last year that the excitement is already starting to build. We have sent off our “Media...

Mid-Atlantic Air Museum’s – 21st Anniversary World War II Weekend

The stage was set for the 21st annual WWII Weekend in Reading PA. The cast of characters were the over 2000 military and civilian re-enactors, that assembled here to provide an awesome living history experience.

It has been characterized by many as like being on a movie set…you pass through the gates and you find yourself in a quaint French villa. Soldiers mingling about, while families sit outside their homes, enjoying a cool breeze