A new aerospace company, Flight of the Century. is planning to build and fly an electric plane that can fly indefinitely! See text in red about how they intend to make the battery last longer. Interesting stuff! Orange County, California, May 10, 2012—-American electric vehicle pioneer Chip Yates and his team of record-breaking engineers […]
This year two Team jets tied for a top static score of 99.423 each! Mike Selby’s impressive A6-E Intruder, flown by Ray Johns, has a 120-inch wing and is powered by a B300F turbine engine. For more information on this unique model, click here. Graeme Mears’ T-33, flown by Ali Machinchy, has a 110-inch wingspan […]
For the third year in a row, Dave Wigley and his own-design Wyvern garnered the top spot and the coveted “Mr. Top Gun” title. Entered in Masters class, Dave received a high static score (97.232) and flew consistent 96/97 flights all weekend. He was in close competition with Expert class winner Jack Diaz and his […]
The Gateway National Recreation Area-C47 Skytrain WWII Transport in Brooklyn and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan need your votes in this program to spotlight historic preservation. Forty historic New York places representing all five boroughs are competing for $3 million in grants through Partners in Preservation, a collaboration between American Express and […]
PJ Ash, the most congenial host of Warbird Alley, welcomes all warbird lovers to his lounge in the pits for post-competition refreshment. PJ is also the manager of the Warbird Alley flight show team, which put on a great show during the halftime show. PJ is flying a Martin Baker MB-5 of his own design […]
A team scale entry, this Waco YMF-5 is the handiwork of Lonnie Johnston, who built it from the AMR kit. The 1/3-scale plane has a 120-inch wingspan and is powered by DA 220 gas engine spinning a 32×14 prop. Mitch Epstein piloted the big bipe Saturday morning, but the engine wasn’t performing properly so he […]
Here’s a plane you don’t see every day! Jim Suchy is flying his own-design 1/4.5-scale Gotha G-IV in Pro-Am Sport. The 192-inch-span bipe is powered by two Zenoah G-38 engines turning 20×8 props and weighs in at 52 pounds. Look for flight video of this awesome bomber soon! The Gotha won the Best Biplane award. […]
When you have some extra time, sit back and enjoy this 48-minute IMAX move on fighter pilots. Neat aerial footage of modern jets and information on older fighter aircraft and pilots. You’ll enjoy this one!
You’ve heard the old joke that a helicopter in flight is a “bunch of spare parts flying in close formation.” Well, this incredible video footage shows a rescue helicopter in Brazil literally shaking itself apart on landing. Thankfully no one was injured in this accident.