Oshkosh/Wittman Field (Basler Turbo Conversions, AirVenture Museum, Pioneer Airport, Static, North 40-FBO, North 40-Grass areas) – Wednesday 27th July 2011 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, On the Wednesday morning of my Oshkosh week I woke up to torrential rain and the mother of all thunder storms. As I couldn’t see the situation improving quickly, I took this as a sign that it was the time to do the AirVenture Museum. As it didn’t open too early, I took […]

Oshkosh/Wittman Field (North 40-Grass, North 40-FBO, Oshkosh/Air Harbor Seaplane Base, Ultralight, Vintage, Homebuilt, Warbirds areas – Tuesday 26th July 2011 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, Back to the North 40 areas to finish these off. More photos can be seen here; https://www.flickr.com/photos/62861611@N08/albums/72157718288752572 North 40-Grass (North): N2771, Beechcraft 95-A55 Baron (TC-270) N2015K, Beechcraft A36 Bonanza (E-1312) N707BR, Beechcraft V35 Bonanza (D-8312) N8142R, Beechcraft V35B Bonanza (D-9657) N51LH, Bellanca 17-30A Super Viking (98-301027) N5915A, Cessna 172 Skyhawk (28515 ) N2426Y, […]

Oshkosh/Wittman Field (Vintage, Ultralight, Homebuilt areas) – Sunday 24th July 2011 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, First day at my first ever Oshkosh. Up bright and early from the campsite…… On display on main road near EAA AirVenture Museum entrance: 52-1993/FU-993, North American F-86H Sabre, EAA AirVenture Museum (187-19) On display near EAA AirVenture exhibition entrance: 51-8627/TR-627, Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star, EAA AirVenture Museum (580-6411) The first place that […]

Hawarden – Wednesday 9th September 2020 (John Tomlinson)

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Final stop of the day was Hawarden Flintshire. Into the Aviator Cafe for a cuppa, then I was on my way home. As well as viewing the Preserved aircraft on the airfield, I also went to the Hawarden 2247 Squadron ATC for a photograph of the DH-115 Vampire T.11 Hawarden airfield Photographs at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jlt_egcc74/albums/72157715918715802 Hawarden […]

Valley – Wednesday 9th September 2020 (John Tomlinson)

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Valley~Anglesey 9th September 2020 Viewed the movements from three locations during my stay. Front main gate GPS: 53°15’25.7″N 4°32’06.8″W East side views GPS: 53°15’18.1″N 4°32’49.5″W Beach area on the E Side GPS: 53°14’51.2″N 4°32’59.7″W Photographs at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jlt_egcc74/albums/72157715914753883 Regards John Noted between 1045-1415hrs Gate Guard. Displayed on a plinth at the main gate XX156 British Aerospace […]

Hatzerim storage area and Mystere IVA & T-6 in Israeli Air Force service (Bob Prescott)

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Following on from the successful Oxford Aviation Group trip to Israel in 2019, Bob Prescott was inspired to carry out some lengthy research with regards to the Hatzerim storage areas. In the process, he came across some other interesting information with regards to Israeli Air Force history and with his permission, would like to share […]