- Texas T-Bird
- An Interstate Mystery
- Remembering the Few Who Saved Many
- A Poor Man’s Spitfire
Greg Shelton always dreamed of owning a Corsair, but now after owning an FM-2 Wildcat he’s not so sure. Harnessing the aerial dexterity of this winged Quarter Horse, Shelton thrills audiences with the surprisingly prodigious capabilities that contributed to the FM-2’s amazing combat kill ratio during World War II.
Ken Pacholski, a long time warbird owner, never planned to own a jet warbird, but then an ad sparked his curiosity and a trip to Colorado Springs locked in a new course. This Canadair CT-133’s interesting history compliments the fantastic restoration and new paint scheme, which honors former President George W. Bush’s Texas ANG squadron.
On December 7, 1941, the first Americans attacked by the Japanese included a handful of civilians who were flying that beautiful Sunday morning. Pilot instructor Cornelia Fort and her student came under direct enemy fire and narrowly escaped death. What happened to the plane she was flying? When written accounts don’t jive with the evidence, the mystery can only be solved through scrupulous investigation.
Nathan Harnagel introduces us to the de Havilland Chipmunk, then takes us for a flight with a play-by-play review of this predictable, dependable British warbird.
When the Royal Air Force unveiled a Eurofighter Typhoon painted in retro markings to commemorate the Battle of Britain, the expectation of a heritage flight with a WWII era Hawker Hurricane was preeminent. Richard Paver shares the history associated with his amazing photos.
The Army Aviation Heritage Foundation boasts a fleet of eight helicopters and one fixed wing aircraft that represents Army aviation from Vietnam through Desert Storm. The group has a particularly strong connection with Vietnam veterans, and the helicopter that holds special powers to unite and heal is the iconic UH-1 Huey.
Larry Kelley’s B-25, Panchito, has been a prolific participant at public events and Kelley himself an ardent supporter and organizer of many warbird endeavors. The newest enterprise for the queen of the Delaware Aviation Museum fleet is a B-25 flight instruction school that offers four program options, including SIC and PIC ratings.