On Tuesday 19 May 2015, an EA-6B Prowler from the US Navy was delivered to the Denver area for further delivery on to the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Paul Filmer was there to see it.
Located in Xie Dao, just a stone’s throw from Beijing’s S12 Airport Expressway and less than 10kms south-west of the city’s Capital International Airport is China’s Civil Aviation Museum. Karl Drage visited for GAR.
At the conclusion of the 3rd Shenyang Faku International Flight Convention and 2014 Shenyang Airshow, Karl Drage and Pete Wells (of Twister Aerobatics) headed to Beijing for a few days and found time to visit the Beijing Air and Space Museum (referred to in many places online as Beijing Aviation Museum) located at Beihang University.
The Aviation Museum, now the National Aeronautic and Space Museum was created on 13 July 1944 by Supreme Decree No. 486, under the government of President Juan Antonio Ríos Morales, the Minister of Defence Major General Don Oscar Escudero Otárola and Commander in Chief of the Chilean Air Force General Air Tovarías Don Manuel Arroyo. Raul Pereira reports from Santiago, Chile, for GAR.
Here’s a look at what’s inside Issue 24 – the final ever issue of GAM:
It always feels like the UK airshow season is around the corner when Sywell Aviation Museum is officially opened for the year, an event traditionally held on the Saturday of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Greg Marsh reports on the day’s happenings.
Issue 22 of Global Aviation Magazine has arrived and is FREE to access and download.
Just in time for Christmas, Issue 21 of Global Aviation Magazine has landed and is FREE to access and download.
Each November, the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre stages its Avro Lancaster NX611 (G-ASXX) night run and photoshoot, an event which includes a number of Lancaster taxi runs and the county’s largest fireworks display. Kieran Lear reports for GAR.
The ageing Vickers VC10 fleet now numbers just one following yesterday’s (24 September 2013) delivery of VC10 K3 ZA150/J to Dunsfold Park in Surrey on behalf of Brooklands Museum. Tom Mercer guest reports for GAR.
In 1989 Thom Richard, a 17 year old from Sweden, arrived in the USA with $2,500 and a dream, an aviation dream. Chris Wood recently caught up with him to see how his dream was coming along.
At 1056 local on Wednesday, 28 August Vickers VC10 K3 ZA148 landed at Newquay Cornwall Airport to become a permanent part of the Classic Air Force collection.
As a team of personnel from II(AC) Squadron RAF began retracing their predecessors’ steps for charity, the Squadron visited Farnborough today with “Shiny Two”, the unit’s flagship Tornado GR4. Alec Walker guest-reports for GAR.
The arrival of ZH763 at Newquay Cornwall Airport for preservation in the Classic Air Force hangar, sees the BAC 1-11’s time in UK skies draw to a close, a little under 50 years after it first flew.
Easter Bank Holiday weekend saw the first major event held by the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby, home of Avro Lancaster NX611 ‘Just Jane’. This was the inaugural Cockpit Day which the museum had organised, and, along with a number of taxy runs from ‘Jane’ and a Spitfire flying display, this was a fine way to round out the tail end of the ‘off season.’ Greg Marsh reports for GAR.