Warbirds

Hey Geeks! Here you can read all Warbirds stories published on The Aviation Geek Club site.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk restored to its former glory by Fleet Readiness Center East at MCAS Cherry Point

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk restored to its former glory by Fleet Readiness Center East at MCAS Cherry Point

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk restored to its former glory Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) artisans at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS)… Read More

3 weeks ago

“Lone Wolf,” the F-117 that dropped the first bomb in Desert Storm, to arrive at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ahead of multi-year restoration

F-117 at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum On Nov. 11, 2023 the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon,… Read More

8 months ago

Watch the Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe WW II jet fighter displaying for the first time in the UK

Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe displaying for the first time in the UK Filmed at RAF Fairford during Royal International Air… Read More

10 months ago

All Airworthy B-17 Flying Fortress Warbirds expected to be Grounded by Coming FAA Airworthiness Directive

On Apr. 15, 2023 the Yankee Air Museum, owner of Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress Yankee Lady, announced that it has… Read More

1 year ago

MiG-15 Fagot warbird loses canopy after taking off during the Classic Jet Aircraft Association air show

About 10 a.m. on Saturday Mar. 4, 2023 the MiG-15 Fagot took off from Fairhope Airport and shortly after liftoff,… Read More

1 year ago

A detailed account of the restoration of B-26 Marauder ‘Flak-Bait’, the Only US warplane to Survive 200 Bombing Missions during World War II

During the restoration process, a number of interesting discoveries have been made on B-26 Marauder ‘Flak-Bait’ airframe. When World War… Read More

1 year ago

6 Killed After Commemorative Air Force P-63 and B-17 “Texas Raiders” Vintage Aircraft Collide at Wings Over Dallas Air Show

Six people were killed after the P-63 and the B-17 “Texas Raiders” belonging to Commemorative Air Force collided and crashed… Read More

2 years ago

Horrific video shows B-17G Texas Raiders suffering mid air collision with a P-63 Kingcobra during Dallas Air Show

The P-63 hit the B-17 "Texas Raiders" from the left side, severing the tail. The two aircraft then fell down,… Read More

2 years ago

Preserved [Non-flyable] Avro Vulcan XM655 suffered Runway Excursion during fast taxi run

Avro Vulcan XM655 suffered a runway excursion at Wellesbourne-Mountford airfield, UK, on Sep. 16, 2022 during the trial run for… Read More

2 years ago

The story of “I‘m the one with the part in the back,” the B-17 Memphis Belle legendary Pin-Up Nose Art

The painting on the nose of the B-17 Memphis Belle is often mistakenly referred to as "The Memphis Belle," but… Read More

2 years ago