Republic Field in East Farmingdale New York is an historic base and former home to the Republic Company. Famous for their fighters both during and after world war two the airfield is also host to the American Air Power museum which houses many Republic machines alongside other Warbirds. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/49164797266/in/photostream/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/49165020022/in/dateposted/ Much of the piston powered … Continue reading Museum Profile: American Airpower Museum
Next in this popular series is a look at perhaps the most iconic of the USAAF fighters of the second world war, the legendary P-51 Mustang. The D model is now the most prevalent and recognisable example of the type with the improved visibility of the teardrop canopy representing a design improvement from the earlier high … Continue reading Learning the Legends: Flying the P-51D Mustang “By the Book” World War 2 Pilots Notes Review
I wasn't expecting to be reporting for this event, but as Saturday was such a glorious day I couldn't resist taking the short drive over to Woodchurch. The event itself was fantastic allowing visitors close viewing to around 100 steam engines which were gracing the field. There were 50 full size engines of all types … Continue reading Weald Of Kent Steam Rally – Woodchurch – 1st August 2015
As this is the 24th post of this Advent challenge that can only mean one thing, it's Christmas tomorrow! Many thanks to all who have stuck with me through these posts everyday, this will likely be my last post until the New Year, lots of exciting things planned though so watch this space! I'll leave … Continue reading Happy Christmas!
The UK airshow season has always been home to a decent number of North American P-51 Mustangs over the years and indeed there are still a number of beautiful examples of the type flying in the country. Hardwick Warbirds: Maurice Hammond’s Hardwick Warbirds is home to arguably two of he most immaculate Mustangs in the … Continue reading UK Mustangs 2014
Headcorn airfield has played a huge part in my life, , it is and always has been my local airfield. A small grass strip with a friendly atmosphere, with easy views of the runway even from your car, it’s the perfect place to waste away a day watching aeroplanes. Headcorn has always attracted some unique … Continue reading Photo Post: Headcorn Warbirds Part 1: