January 26, 2020

Curtiss C-46 at Buffalo Airways

This is a great video from Mikey at Buffalo Airways. Much love expressed for the Curtiss C-46 Commando!



January 11, 2020

Spartan Executive

Mid America Flight Museum's Executive in Texas

For the 500th post on this blog I want to feature one of my favorite airplanes. The Spartan 7W Executive. Its art deco lines, polished metal and round motor just put it in a class all its own. When biplanes were propionate Spartan rolls this out of the hangar and impresses the aviation industry.


34 production models were built. That is a limited production run in the late 1930s. During World War Two several served in military service and training. In this day and age they are a pampered collectors airplane. 20 airframes survive. To see where they are today... take a look at our web page.

Follow this link to see the Spartan Executive survivors.

January 6, 2020

1940s Lockheed Aircraft Promotional Video

Next time you have about 30 minutes fire up this video. It features some of Lockheeds most famous aircraft and aviations most notable figures.








January 5, 2020

F4U Corsair Art

Spent some time sorting my Aero Digest magazines recently. Found this sharp F4U Corsair artwork in a Vought advertisement. Over the next couple weeks I will be scanning more vintage artwork.



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...