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2018 Airplane Fun - Sky King and More

Our 2018 airplane fun includes a little in the air, a little on the ground, a little on tour and… and Oshkosh again.

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Vintage Flying Museum Texas

Word from the museum is the primary mission of the Vintage Flying Museum is to preserve America’s flying heritage. They recently Upgraded hangar lighting to help visitors’ experience.

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Italy - Museo Storico dell'Aeronautica Militare, Bracciano

I think the Aeronautica Militare Museo Storico on Lake Bracciano is a place your readers should know about. It is only about an hour from Rome. I'm a

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D-Day Squadron Takes C-47s To Participate In Daks Over Normandy

In June 2019, the D-Day Squadron commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day, leading an American fleet of restored C-47 WWII aircraft in “Daks Over Normandy”, a flyover of more than 30 international aircraft to drop 250 paratroopers over the 1944 drop zones in Normandy.

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Bamboo Bomber Flight For Sky King Fantasy

Budding pilots of a certain age knew all about Sky King and his Bamboo Bomber, the Songbird. Call it a Cessna T-50, a Bobcat, or a UC-78… they’re hard to find, but fun to see.

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Cuban Classics - More Cars Than Airplanes

Normally we would be talking about classic airplanes, but Cuban Classics are all about those beautiful classic cars.

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Prehistoric Flight - Really Early Flight!

Early flight would have been a tease, so let's call like it is... prehistoric flight. Fight in the age of dinosaurs... Pterosaurs to be precise. But any kind of flight is fascinating.

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2017 Airplane Fun - Flights of Fancy

For our 2017 airplane fun we were on a mission to fly in different antique-airplanes, not just to see them.

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Norwegian Aviation Museum

The Norwegian Aviation Museum is way up north in Bodo. If you can get there, you’ll see some terrific one of a kind planes like a Honningstad C5 Polar or a Saaski I

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Vintage Wings of Canada Museum

The Vintage Wings of Canada pilots and volunteers will enthusiastically tell you about their great collection of planes, and if you’re lucky, they may take you flying.

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EAA Young Eagles

The EAA Young Eagles program has dedicated nearly 25 years to giving youth ages 8–17 their first free ride in an airplane.

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WAAAM - Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum

WAAAM, the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum, has a nice collection of vintage aircraft and flying days to show them all off...

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A Flight Into A Small Town

During a period when I was stuck at home with a cold, I downloaded a new flight simulator program and planned my first trip. In looking at the map, which

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2016 Airplane Fun - Germany and USA This Year

For our 2016 airplane fun we saw aviation museums all over Germany and went to Oshkosh again.

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La Ferte Alais or Meeting of Pentecost - Dates and Directions

The Meeting of Pentecost Air Show in La Ferte Alais France takes place 50 days after Easter. We've got dates and directions for you here....

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Palm desert potty stop.

Many years ago (living in Southern California) my wife and I along with another couple, flew from Carlsbad's Palomar Airport, on many occasions to Las

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2016 North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Fly-In

July 22-24th is the annual North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Fly-In, hosted by the city of Concrete, WA. The Fly-In attracts pilots and their amazing

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Rare Planes In Oshkosh - Another Reason To Go

Oshkosh is fun for pilots and aviation enthusiasts whether they are antique airplanes or not…. seeing rare planes in Oshkosh is one more reason to go.

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TAM Museum Brazil

The TAM Museum WAS an aviation museum maintained by a private airline in Brazil. Unfortunately, since our visit it has closed. They had some great planes!

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Brazil Aviation and Alberto Santos Dumont

Do you think of Amazonia or the beaches when you think of travel to Brazil? Well, include Brazil aviation and Alberto Santos-Dumont! Fun planes and aviation history to be found.

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Find 'em, See 'em, Fly,'em! And have a great flight!
Judy and Mark

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  1. 2018 Airplane Fun - Sky King and More

    Our 2018 airplane fun includes a little in the air, a little on the ground, a little on tour and… and Oshkosh again.

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  2. Vintage Flying Museum Texas

    Word from the museum is the primary mission of the Vintage Flying Museum is to preserve America’s flying heritage. They recently Upgraded hangar lighting to help visitors’ experience.

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  3. Italy - Museo Storico dell'Aeronautica Militare, Bracciano

    I think the Aeronautica Militare Museo Storico on Lake Bracciano is a place your readers should know about. It is only about an hour from Rome. I'm a

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