CAF Red Tail Squadron is Back in the Air

CAF Red Tail Squadron is Back in the Air

One of the guiding principles of the CAF Red Tail Squadron honoring the Tuskegee Airmen is “never quit.” After the organization’s centerpiece aircraft, a P-51C Mustang with its distinctive red tail, was involved in a landing mishap in February 2016, it became the rallying cry for the nearly year-long rebuilding and restoration process. Two hundred, Read More

EAA’s Jack Pelton Talks AirVenture 2017

EAA’s Jack Pelton Talks AirVenture 2017

Event chairman shares changes and special events we can expect at this year’s show, as well as planes he can’t wait to see on the grounds. With the final countdown underway to AirVenture 2017, EAA staff are working double-time to ensure the grounds, programming and exhibits are ready for the greatest air show on earth. Read More

Only at Oshkosh

It was the afternoon of Monday, July 25, 2016, and the first day of the AirVenture Oshkosh air show. Having just arrived, my husband and I hustled our way closer to flight line to watch a massive red-and-white Martin JRM Mars water bomber line up for a low pass. As the last one of its Read More

The Pursuit of Speed & Precision in 3 Dimensions

The Pursuit of Speed & Precision in 3 Dimensions

With the approach of summer, thousands of pilots and aviation enthusiasts begin to count down the days to the mother of all airshows: AirVenture Oshkosh. One performer whose show is a don’t-miss, 10 minutes of aerobatic artistry combined with aggressive, edgy maneuvers is Kirby Chambliss. An aerobatic champion and Red Bull Air Race star, Chambliss Read More

Airmail: David Miller’s Flying Aussie Style

I have enjoyed your column in Twin & Turbine  over the years, our flying backgrounds being somewhat similar (owner/pilot). I operated a Citation 550 with an exemption for a decade before reluctantly moving on to Lears and now Challengers, and ultimately moved a sizable real estate business into aviation where I have been well rewarded. I envy Read More