Colin Powers flies Piper L-4J for first time. After restoring a Piper L-4J for three years Colin Powers finally got to take the plane for a test run at the Sunriver Airport on on June 19 (Friday morning) 2015. Powers tried to use all original parts to keep the WWII aircraft as authentic as...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 15, 2016

During World War II, PBYs were used in anti-submarine warfare, patrol bombing, convoy escorts, search and rescue missions, and cargo transport. The PBY’s design was so successful that it became the most numerous aircraft of its kind.

This is the Consolidated Catalina PBY-5A flying boat...read more

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The famous PBY Catalina flying-boat used waist guns; they were mounted in so-called "blisters" extending beyond the hull. This permitted the...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 28, 2016

The Ar 196 was a shipboard reconnaissance aircraft built by the German firm Arado starting in 1936. The next year it was selected as the winner of a design contest, and became the standard aircraft of the Kriegsmarine throughout World War II.

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The Fieseler Fi 156 Storch was designed in 1935, did his first flight in 1936. It was one of the most iconic aircraft to serve in the Luftwaffe and was suitable for liaison, army co-operation, and medical evacuation. The Storch was deployed in all...read more

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The Fieseler Fi 156 Storch was one of the most iconic aircraft to serve in the Luftwaffe, seeing service in every German theatre of conflict during WW2. The Fieseler Storch Fi 156 flew such passengers as Hermann Göring, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Benito Mussolini...read more

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