Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields

On the following pages, you will find information on vanished or abandoned airfields & their unusual histories. As a pilot, a particular interest of mine has always been the abandoned airfields that dot the landscape of much of this country. Both for their...

AirShowVid.com

Where aviation lives… Our mission is to create compelling video productions that stir audiences. Whether it’s aerobatic, military or vintage aircraft we produce video that will engulf you in the magic of flight. We will supply the energy, expertise and the...

The Desert Training Center Sky Trail

Whether you are planning a visit from the Los Angeles area to the casinos and entertainment of Las Vegas or Laughlin, interested in military history, or just curious about the desert’s secrets, you will find the views disclosed by this trail in the sky...

Flying around DC in 1967

Submitted by John Burke 1967-05-03 Cessna N2220G 182 230 LGB/NEEDLES/WINSLOW/ALBUQUERQUE /DALHART/GAGE/KANSAS CITY/ CHICAGO(HOWELL) /CLEVELAND /SCHENECTADY /BEDFORD MS(HANSCOM) /WESTCHESTER CO /WASHINGTON VA(BAILEY’S CROSSROADS, VA) We were over Baltimore Friendship...

Planes of Fame Air Museum

Planes of Fame Air Museum was founded by Mr. Ed Maloney in Claremont, California. The doors first opened on January 12, 1957. At that time, it was simply called “The Air Museum”. There was no need to be more specific, because no other air museums existed...

Smoke Eagles Aircraft Prior to 1964

Written by Peter Hayes in a letter to John Burke When I joined the club in January of 1958 we had a  Cessna 120 (it wasn’t a 140….the 120 didn’t have flaps) N1700V (don’t know the year), together with a Piper Tri-Pacer which I never flew....

STS Endeavour Flight Deck

These rare photos capture the Flight Deck (cockpit) of the Space Shuttle Endeavour, fully powered for one of the final times. Just a few weeks later, at 9:58am EDT on May 11, Endeavour was powered down for the final time in history. It was the last of the three space...