Look for your copy of Warbird Digest for an outstanding article and photo spread on our historic Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IX! ...

Issue #74 of Warbird Digest is being delivered to your mailbox as we type. In this issue we feature the Collings Foundation Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IX ( 23 pages!). Furthermore we will have an article about the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing ex-NACA Kingcobra ( 15 pages). Also TURTLE BAY TEXAN, a superb example, this award-winning SNJ looks ready for war ( 17 pages). And HEART OF THE LADY, Norm Ellickson’s dedication to preserving aviation history is exemplary, and his accomplishments in that field are many ( 9 pages). Warbird Digest is honored to bring you his story. GREAT PATRIOTIC WARRIOR, though built in larger numbers than any other combat type in history, relatively few Il-2 Shturmoviks survive, and only two are capable of flight. We take a detailed look at Red 19, the most recent restoration, now flying in the skies of its Motherland ( 14 pages). Subscribe print or digital at warbirddigest.com/subscribe/

The Wings of Freedom Tour visit to Morristown, NJ (KMMU) has been weather delayed due to persistent rain and low visibility today (Monday, October 9). Weather permitting, we anticipate flying into Morristown tomorrow, Tuesday, October 10th, for public tours and flights. Thank you for your patience. ...

Thank you to all the re-enactors, veterans, volunteers, and visitors who made the 2017 Battle for the Airfield a great success! Please give us a review here on our Facebook page, post your favorite pictures, or share your favorite moments from this weekend! Please also let us know how we may improve the event! Thanks for your support! ...

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Houston, TX – Wings Over Houston Airshow

October 21 - October 22


The Collings Foundation’s Vietnam Memorial Flight with the McDonnell Douglas F-4D Phantom II, Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk, North American F-100 Super Sabre, and Bell UH-1 Huey will be on display as part of the Wings Over Houston Airshow at Ellington Field in Houston, TX – October 21-22, 2017.

The VMF aircraft will be participating with other aircraft in the Vietnam War Tribute during the show. Please see the Wings Over Houston Airshow website for tickets and more information.

Website: www.WingsOverHouston.com

From WingsOverHouston.com
The Vietnam War Tribute demonstration will be one show not to miss. It will take aircraft from crews of the Commemorative Air Force, Vietnam War Flight Museum, the Collings Foundation, Cavanaugh Flight Museum, military ground troop re-enactors from the 6th Cavalry, with the National U.S. Forces Museum and others. Aircraft include F-4, F-100, A-4, Huey, Cobra, Mig 17, Skyraider, 0-2’s & more.

The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict.


October 21
October 22
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Ellington Field
11811 N Brantly Ave
Houston, TX 77034 United States
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