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On June 16th, 2017, a newly restored Ilyushin Il-2 Sturmovik took the skies over the Siberian Research Institute of Aviation (SibNIA) airfield in Novosibirsk, Russia. This WWII vintage attack aircraft is only the second of its type currently airworthy, with the other being Paul Allen's Ilyushin II-2M3 based with the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum in Everett, Washington. Read more...
Warbird Restorations

Flying Heritage Red Letter Day – Mosquito Flies and Corsair Arrives!
Friday, June 23rd was a special day at the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum in Everett, Washington. Not only did they fly their deHavilland Mosquito T Mk III for the first time over American soil, but it also saw the arrival of their freshly restored FG-1D Corsair. Read More...
Aviation Museum News

EC-121 "Warning Star" Moving to the Yankee Air Museum
As previously reported by WarbirdsNews, the Yankee Air Museum has launched the "The Warning Star Rescue Project" to save a Lockheed EC-121K Warning Star, and move it to their facility in Ypsilanti, Michigan. A team has been disassembling the aircraft at the sadly now-defunct Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum. Read more...
Warbirds News

Historic P-63 NACA Markings to be Unveiled During "Warbirds in Review" at AirVenture 2017
The Commemorative Air Force's (CAF) newly restored Bell P-63A Kingcobra will join the "Warbirds in Review" program at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin between July 24th and 30th, 2017. . Read more...
Restoration Spotlight
The First Flight of the Roseland Spitfire

Arnold Roseland was just 28 years old when he died in an aerial gunfight over Normandy in the summer of 1944. He had fought both the Japanese in the Aleutians and the Nazis before and after D-Day. Read more...
Air Show Report
Breckenridge Air Show Report
For many in the southwest, the word Breckenridge evokes memories of high flying warbird airshows and great camaraderie between pilots, operators and fans. After a 21 year hiatus, one of the most well attended and beloved warbird shows in the US has been resurrected. Read more...
Aviation Museum News
Palm Springs Air Museum Flying High in 2017
The Air Museum is flying high at the conclusion of one of its most successful event seasons in its 20 year history. Starting in last October and ending this past Memorial Day, the 2016-2017 program saw museum attendance increase and it's collection of flying World War II aircraft visiting more aviation events. Read more...
Articles
AirCorps Aviation Launches Aeroscan, 3D Laser Scanning Technology
With the world's fleet of affordable, airworthy aircraft aging, owners and operators are continually facing the challenge of obtaining replacement parts to keep them flying. When the original manufacturer no longer exists, or has discontinued a certain part, maintenance groups must find a way to reverse engineer and refabricate that item, often as a one-off product. Read more...
Articles
MySky SkyCart to Showcase the Unparalleled 
Style of WWII Nose Art
WarbirdsNews welcomes a new partner, MySkyCart.com. The company manufactures airline galley carts which you might not immediately associate with vintage military aviation, but they have a new line of products decorated with airline and vintage WWII nose art which are sure to intrigue many of our readers. Read more...
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