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by n33d4sp33d_85
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: Super Convair Turns 60
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Super Convair Turns 60

On this date in 1960, Convair's CV-580 'Super Convair' flew for the first time. These converted recip-powered CV-340 and CV-440s were powered by Allison 501 turboprop powerplants and were seen in Frontier, North Central, Allegheny, and more colors for many years. They're still used as firebombers. ...
by n33d4sp33d_85
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: On This Day In Aviation History
Replies: 44
Views: 2919

Re: On This Day In Aviation History

63 years since the first flight of the Supermarine Scimitar.

by n33d4sp33d_85
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: On This Day In Aviation History
Replies: 44
Views: 2919

Re: On This Day In Aviation History

65 years since the first flight of the C-1 Trader, a transport version of the S-2 Tracker.

by n33d4sp33d_85
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: On This Day In Aviation History
Replies: 44
Views: 2919

Re: On This Day In Aviation History

73 years since the aircraft made famous by Chuck Yeager took to the air for the first time.

by n33d4sp33d_85
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: CF-100 Canuck Turns 70
Replies: 0
Views: 11

CF-100 Canuck Turns 70

70 years ago today, Avro Canada's CF-100 Canuck took to the air for the first time. It has the distinction of being Canada's only domestically produced fighter aircraft.

by n33d4sp33d_85
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: FIDAE 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 498

Re: FIDAE 2020

The Chilean Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Halcones will be at FIDAE 2020. Should be noted that 2020 will be the team's 39th anniversary.
by n33d4sp33d_85
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:58 am
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: On This Day In Aviation History
Replies: 44
Views: 2919

Re: On This Day In Aviation History

On this date in 1973, the Fairchild YA-10 was announced as the winner of the A-X flyoff over the Northrop YA-9. Today you know the winner as the bringer of the brrrrrrrrt...the A-10 Warthog. How tough are they? This tough. https://www.facebook.com/avgeekery/posts/2630426480377659?__xts__%5B0%5D=68....
by n33d4sp33d_85
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: On This Day In Aviation History
Replies: 44
Views: 2919

Re: On This Day In Aviation History

38 years ago today, the USAF Thunderbirds suffered it's worst accident in team history. https://www.facebook.com/avgeekery/posts/2630403133713327?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARCMvkNM-8NtaU3dwJu-1FLQZLMLfh-NZTwE4MlMzbwi-93gD8WAoRudoODZ2WR-pE-tVPYnnQYyF-Xpc-1g1IiPU6z_H5XtgZtqgimV00kHlq_9n2A1ZQdiZmvTIL07J15HzTA8...
by n33d4sp33d_85
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: Cold Lake Air Show 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 768

Re: Cold Lake Air Show 2020

Website is up and running: https://coldlakeairshow.com/

Check back periodically for new performers.
by n33d4sp33d_85
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: City of Chicago Air & Water Show 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 574

Re: City of Chicago Air & Water Show 2020

GEICO Skytypers to appear in Chicago according the ICAS calendar.