Category Archive: Miscellaneous

Jun 21 2014

Photos from La Ferté-Alais airshow

Here are a few photos from the meeting “Le Temps des Hélices” which takes place every year in La Ferté-Alais, south of Paris. As I am no expert photographer, only a few of my photographs were worth publishing, so the selection is somewhat limited when compared to the list of aircraft that were displayed. I’m …

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Feb 18 2014

Flying Legends 2014 poster by Romain Hugault

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French aviation artist Romain Hugault is the author of the 2014 Flying Legends airshow poster. The poster shows two Spitfire XIV at (very) low level over a field with poppies, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

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Jan 19 2014

Bravo Bravo Aviation celebrates its 5th anniversary!

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Bravo Bravo Aviation, the publisher of World Warbird News, turned five on January 16, 2014. To celebrate, we decided to hand out a few gifts to our fans and followers. From January 16 to February 15, you can try your luck and hope to win one of five A5 prints, to be chosen from our …

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Dec 01 2013

Bravo Bravo Aviation Christmas Special: buy 2 large prints, get one free!

This year again, we are offering our special 1+1=3 deal for Christmas. Buy two large prints from Bravo Bravo Aviation and get a third one for free! Bravo Bravo Aviation’s prints make great presents for pilots, veterans, active service members and aviation enthusiasts. Visit our website to discover our wide selection of prints. Merry Christmas …

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Oct 14 2013

Save Voodoo 006 campaign update, Almost home but still need your help!

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Earlier this year the Jet Aircraft Museum in London Ontario was awarded the opportunity to save a CF-101 Voodoo jet that is currently located in Cornwallis Nova Scotia. The retired Canadian Air Force jet represents a important time in Canada’s jet heritage and the Save Voodoo 006 project has been raising funds to save this …

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Jan 01 2013

Happy New Year !

I would like to wish you all a Happy New Year! May 2013 be a great year for you and for aviation! Thanks to all for following this blog, which is getting more and more popular. Best regards, – Bertrand Brown WWN Editor

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Nov 04 2012

Christmas gift idea #1: supersonic interceptor

The time has come to start looking for Christmas presents and World Warbird News has found a present you should get for yourself: a Panavia Tornado F.3. The aircraft is sold by Yorkshire-based Jet Art Aviation Ltd, which is known for having sold several other RAF surplus aircraft in the past. This Tornado has been …

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Aug 17 2012

200 Facebook fans? Thanks for the support!

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While updating the blog today, I realized that WWN now has 200 Facebook fans or likes. It’s always nice to see such support, as updating the blog on a regular basis is a time-consuming task, which I sometimes feel like giving up. Thanks to all for you support!

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Dec 29 2011

Skip Hit – Low level flying in West Germany

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Another interesting read from Vintage Wings of Canada: how a Canadian F-104 pilot in Europe found himself flying at 900 ft per seconds less than 100 ft above a German transport base. Read it on the VWC website.

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Nov 07 2011

Supermarine Swift for sale on eBay

A Supermarine Swift F. Mk 1 in 1953. (Photo RuthAS (CC BY-SA 3.0))

The world’s only known surviving Supermarine Swift has been put up for sale on eBay.co.uk, with a base price of £ 250,000. The aircraft hasn’t flown in 40 years and was displayed in front of a camping and clothing shop in Leominster, Herefordshire.

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Apr 23 2011

Coming soon: World Warbird News!

Welcome to the World Warbird News blog. The blog is currently under construction. Please come back in a few days, when we are set up and running.  

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