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The 2018 Planes of Fame Air Show only two weeks away

The 2018 Planes of Fame Air Show only two weeks away

By on Apr 20, 2018 in Air Shows | 0 comments

Planes of Fame Air Museum, located in Chino, California, is one of the finest aviation museums on the west coast with a collection of over 150 rare and historic aircraft and other displays. Many of the museum’s planes are in a flyable¬† condition and the best event to see them soaring in the sky is the annual Planes of Fame Air Show. Advertisement The next air...

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March ARB Air Show this weekend

March ARB Air Show this weekend

By on Apr 4, 2018 in Air Shows | 0 comments

March Air Reserve Base, located near Riverside, CA, will host its biennial “March Field Air & Space Expo: Thunder Over the Empire” this Saturday and Sunday, April 7th and 8th. Gates will open at 8 am both days, 3 hours before the start of aerial performances. Plan to arrive as early as possible to avoid traffic and congestion. Arriving early will...

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Breitling DC-3 World Tour visits Lyon Air Museum

Breitling DC-3 World Tour visits Lyon Air Museum

By on Jul 18, 2017 in Aviation Events | 0 comments

On March 9th 2017, exactly 77 years after its inaugural flight, a white and silver Douglas DC-3 with a Breitling logo on its tail took off from Geneva, Switzerland. Its goal was to circumnavigate the globe promoting aviation and 500 limited edition Navitimer watches that will be sold after the conclusion of the trip. Each watch is engraved with the Breitling DC-3...

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Amelia Earhart’s disappearance still a mystery after 80 years

Amelia Earhart’s disappearance still a mystery after 80 years

By on Jul 17, 2017 in Aviation Events | 0 comments

On the 2nd of July, 1937, a custom-built Lockheed Electra 10E piloted by Amelia Earhart took off from the Lae Airfield in Papua New Guinea. She and her navigator, Fred Noonan, were planning to reach the small and flat Howland Island later that day. This was the longest over-water leg of the trip and one of the last before completing their flight around the world. In...

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2017 Flabob Airport Douglas DC-3/C-47 Fly-In in Riverside, CA

2017 Flabob Airport Douglas DC-3/C-47 Fly-In in Riverside, CA

By on May 25, 2017 in Aviation Events | 1 comment

The Douglas DC-3, which revolutionized air transport in the 1930s and 1940s, is universally recognized as the greatest airplane of its time and possibly beyond. It is estimated that approximately 2,000 DC-3s and military derivatives out of the total 16,000 produced are still flying today. This past weekend visitors to the Flabob Airport in Riverside, California had...

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2017 Los Angeles County Air Show

2017 Los Angeles County Air Show

By on Mar 28, 2017 in Air Shows | 0 comments

The fourth annual Los Angeles County Air Show of 2017 was titled Red, White and Boom, paying a tribute to the 70th anniversary of the first sonic boom. Aerial demonstrations at the General William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster kicked off with the Patriot Parachute Team demonstration and were immediately followed by precision aerobatics with Bill Stein in a Zivko Edge...

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