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Looking Back, the 2008 Rhode Island International Air Show

The 2008 Rhode Island International Air Show was a wide-ranging celebration of military and civilian aviation.   Some of the highlights were: the Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows were completing their North American Tour, and arrived with their nine-plus...

Trains to Planes in Rhode Island

The 2017 Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Air Show offered a “Trains to Planes” rail service to the air show venue, from a trio of easily accessible commuter rail stations. I took the train on the first...

Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air Show 2016

When the featured performer of the 2016 Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air show cancelled their appearance, a few people commented on social media sites that they were going to skip the annual event at Quonset State Airport. The USAF Thunderbirds’ stand...