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 […]

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 […]

Olympic Flight Museum’s FG-1D Corsair Approaching Debut

Source – Olympic Flight Museum Facebook Page

News comes from the Olympia, WA-based Olympic Flight Museum through their Facebook page that their Goodyear FG-1D Corsair made its first flight early Thursday morning. Their Corsair has been under restoration for eleven and a half years through the care of Airpower Unlimited in Jerome, ID. […]

2014 EAA Skiplane Fly-In – Oshkosh, WI

Here in Northeastern Wisconsin, the early months of the year bring few things other than cold and snow. Luckily for aviation fans, these months also usher in one of the more unique aviation events in the area – the annual Experimental Aircraft Association Skiplane Fly-In. On one Saturday every year, dozens of skiplane […]

Successful MiG-23 Taxi Test And Another Mi-24 Hind At The Cold War Air Museum

There was some Russian thunder down in Texas this past weekend as the Cold War Air Museum’s MiG-23 Flogger, seen here, performed a successful taxi test and afterburner run at the Lancaster, TX airport where the CWAM is based. The museum is working on certifying the aircraft with the FAA, though it is […]