December 28, 2019

Hughes H-4 Hercules Flying Boat Tour

Come along on a tour of the Howard Hughes H-4 Hercules flying boat on display at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon. The press called it the "Spruce Goose" but Hughes disliked that name. Enjoy the video of this HUGE aircraft and be sure to look at how the aircraft on display around it look so small.



December 16, 2019

Plane Savers Triplane and Foxmoth

For the vintage aircraft fan YouTube is becoming a cool place to find content. Mikey McBryan and his crew wrapped up the saving of a D-Day veteran C-47/DC-3 this summer and are on to their next project. A Fokker Dr. 1 Triplane replica. The replica was involved in a landing accident so it needs a rebuild. Follow along as they resurrect the Triplane along with another additional project that was just added... a Foxmoth!


 

December 8, 2019

Pearl Harbor Day

Remembering Pearl Harbor this weekend in 2019. I have been fortunate to see two of only a hand full of aircraft that survived the December 7th attack. A Grumman Duck and Ford Trimotor are two that are a part of the Mid America Flight Museum collection in East Texas. The video attached here highlights those two survivors.










December 7, 2019

Chicago Skyline Flight - video

Fly along on a sunset flight of the Chicago skyline in a Beech 18! What a great video by Steve Thomas and friends from Poplar Grove.








December 1, 2019

Aviator Holiday Gift Guide


The Another Time Aviator Holiday Gift Guide



Need gift ideas for the aviation enthusiast on your list? The holiday shopping has begun and here are some of our recommendations for this year!

BVR Design has an outstanding selection of t-shirts, posters and more. From vintage racers to jets there is something for the aviator on your list. Be sure to check out the cool poster we co-designed… the Time Flies Racer Poster!





Want to read one of our favorite World War Two biographies? Snag A Higher Call and other books from Adam Makos. This year I added Devotion to my own Christmas list.


Are you a watch enthusiast with a bent toward aviation history? Cruise through the selection of sharp watches from AVI-8. Hurricane, Lancaster, Harrier II and Hunter are just some of the aircraft themed watches AVI-8 has created.


For the die-hard Warbird fan consider the book published with photographs from the “glory days” of Texas Warbird airshows in Breckenridge, Texas. The small town turned out some epic airshows with the gathering of World War Two aircraft from all over the country. Snag a copy of this book from the Blurb bookstore. Choose from ebook, softbound or hardbound editions.


Military aircraft enthusiasts will be blown away by the awesome art on the posters from Squadron Posters. Aircraft, military units and even maps round out the sweet selection of posters.


To add notes for research, training or even a log book consider a leather journal or binder from Murdy Creative. My binder is super durable and high on style points. I carry mine with me to work everyday!




Oshkosh Airventure 2021 Photos

Our view of the Oshkosh Airshow from a Bell 47 helicopter!   Summer 2021 plans came together for our son and I to make the big trip to EAA A...