World’s Oldest Jet Returns to the US for Restoration

Photo by Mike Linney

The last remaining F-86A Sabre, serial number 48-178, the oldest flying jet in the world, was recently shipped to the US from its previous home in the UK. A North American collector purchased the Sabre from Golden Apple Operations who had based the aircraft out of Duxford, UK. It is currently […]

A New Home and New Name for the Yankee Air Museum

Exciting changes are in store for the Yankee Air Museum near Detroit! After a long campaign to “Save the Bomber Plant”, YAM has finalized the purchase of a portion of the former Willow Run Bomber Plant to act as the museum’s new home. The plant was used by Ford to produce thousands of B-24 […]

Nalls Aviation Adds Two Seat Harrier To Jet Warbird Fleet

Courtesy Nalls Aviation Facebook Page

Last week, Art Nalls and Nalls Aviation made an extremely exciting announcement about their future plans. Art has managed to secure and purchase a two seat Harrier (from the UK) to join his already well known Sea Harrier and L-39 Albatros. The Nalls team does have plans for […]

P-40B Tomahawk Suffers Gear Collapse On Landing

Courtesy of The Fighter Collection

Less than a week ago, we reported on two separate warbird incidents and tonight we unfortunately have another to report. Earlier today the Collings Foundation’s P-40B Tomahawk suffered a gear collapse on landing at New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport in Florida. A photo from the scene indicates that […]

P-51 Mustang Forced To Make Belly Landing in Arizona

The P-51 Mustang “Big Beautiful Doll” sustained some damage after being forced to make a belly landing at Phoenix-Gateway Airport yesterday in Arizona. The unnamed pilot was not hurt and immediately climbed from the cockpit to inspect the damage. This is the second warbird mishap of the day following Bill Leff’s unrelated engine failure […]

Bill Leff “Perfectly Fine” After Incident

Veteran airshow pilot Bill Leff had an incident Thursday afternoon at the Naples airport in Naples, FL.  Leff, flying his WWII era North American T-6 Texan, N22NA encountered an engine failure on  takeoff but was able to safely land in the grass. Upon landing, the landing gear collapsed. Pictures posted online show substantial damage […]

Thunder over Michigan 2015- “Bombertown USA”

The theme “Bombertown USA” for the 2015 Thunder over Michigan airshow has been announced. Scheduled to be held August 29th-30th, 2015, Thunder over Michigan each year puts on a great display of warbirds, military jets and civilian performers. It seems likely with today’s announcement that warbird fans will be delighted with the lineup! The […]

deHavilland Mosquito to Fly at Abbotsford Airshow

A very special aircraft has been added to the performers roster for this year’s Abbotsford International Airshow in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Following it’s recently finish in restoration at Victoria Air Maintenance Ltd. in North Saanich, BC, Bob Jens’ deHavilland Mosquito, one of only two flying in the world today, will be flying the […]

Sea Harrier Removed From South Shore Airshow Lineup

Art Nalls’ Sea Harrier has quietly been removed the the South Shore Airshow lineup. Following the unrelated crashes of two Marine Corps Harriers over the past couple of months, inside sources have told AirshowStuff that Art Nalls was asked not to attend as a performer as a result of these recent incidents. The Sea […]

Paine Field Aviation Day – Everett, WA

For warbird and aviation lovers alike in the Pacific Northwest, Everett, WA was the place to be this past Saturday, May 17. Marking the start of the flying season, local museums and regional pilots brought out their beautiful aircraft for the 19th annual Aviation Day.

Located at Paine Field, home to Boeing’s massive Everett […]