Category Warbird

Coolidge Breakfest Fly-in 2010-2011 season.

By: Category: AirshowsRoad tripsWarbird

Phxspotters Jason Bong and Joe Kates attended the fly-in on October 2nd 2010. The fly-in is held on the first Saturday of every month (except June, July, August and September), Coolidge Aviation, LLC sponsors the fly-in.  Breakfast is served by the Coolidge Lion’s Club in front of the main hangar at the airport.  The event usually starts about 8:00 a.m. and ends around 12:00 p.m. This is a great spotters adventure. Photographers are allowed up close and personal with the runway. Although for safety concerns we are expected to stand 25-35 feet off the runway. Here is just a couple pictures offered by Jason Bong.

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Nazzi Hirani “A Custodian Of Aviation History”

By: Category: FriendsWarbird

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3-11-2010 was a sad day; we lost a great man and in his personal  words “A Custodian of  Aviation History”.  Nazzi Hirani left this world doing what he loved to do. Fly his vintage Warbird  In the skies over Arizona.  My time knowing Nazzi was short but he is a man I will never forget meeting.

I first met...

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Palm Springs Air Museum

By: Category: MuseumsRoad tripsWarbird

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I decided early Saturday morning to head to another Aircraft Museum and do a day’s worth of photography. I traveled down to Palm Springs and what an enjoyable time I had. Palm Springs Air Museum is a great War bird collection!! One of my favorite planes was this F4 Corsair that they had restored to original specs and they had graced her with this wonderful painting on the wall behind the A/C.

Visit them if you have the chance..

http://www.palmspringsairmuseum.org/

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Planes of Fame Chino

By: Category: MuseumsRoad tripsWarbird

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I had the chance to visit the POF in Chino a few weeks ago. I love to visit this place on a Saturday Afternoon. Visitors are low and I get a chance to photograph aircraft with no one else around.

The Museum was founded by Edward T. Maloney in 1957 in Claremont, California, with an initial collection of six aircraft. As the collection grew, the museum moved first to Ontario, California in 1965, and finally in 1973 to Chino Airport.

On the first Saturday of every month, the museum holds a mini-airshow around a certain theme. Themes have included “World War 1 Aviation”, “Experimental Aircraft”, “Korean War Aviation”, “Airplanes In The Movies”, “Naval Aviation”, etc...

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