June 16, 2017

 I recently had the distinct honor to meet a member of "The Greatest Generation" at the North Carolina Aviation Museum and Hall of Fame (NCAMHOF) annual Fly-in.  2nd Lt Anthony H Goebel, USAAF, who will turn 100 on 07 July 2017 was in attendance.  Lt Goebel flew 36 mis...

June 9, 2017

Airshows at Military Base - Air Force Base / National Guard Base / Naval Air Station / Marine Corps Air Station - are much different from those held at Civilian Sites.  In addition to the normal Acrobatic Individual and Team Demonstrations, Warbird Fly-bys and Demonstr...

August 15, 2016

National Aviation Day is observed in the United States on August 19 each year to celebrate the history and development of the aviation. It coincides with the birthday of Orville Wright who, together with his brother Wilbur, made significant contributions to powered fli...

June 8, 2016

In April of 2015 I had the pleasure of participating in the MCAS Beaufort, SC Airshow.  One of the groups in attendance with the DAV Flight Team.  The team is the DAV Aviation Outreach Program which is now in its fourteenth airshow season with Air Support LLC. The DAV...

April 13, 2015

In my first blog I described how I got started on my airshow / fly-in adventures by working with Douglas C-47A Dakota MK 1 'Bones'.  C-47s / R4Ds (USN designation) flown by the USAAF / USN were known as Skytrains, whereas those flown by the British Commonwealth Air For...

March 24, 2015

2015 marks my 6th year of extensive attendance / participation at AIrshows, Fly-ins, Museum Open Days, and Other Aviation Events.

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