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An online reference source for
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Whether you're a warbird owner, pilot, mechanic, restorer,
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Ad-Blocking Software and Warbird
(A Note from the Editor):
Notice how easy this site is to navigate and use? Nothing
pops up at you, covering the text. Advertisements don't appear out of nowhere,
screaming for your attention, with hard-to-find "close" boxes
and annoying graphics.
I keep it like that for a reason: I can't stand that kind of
advertising either. And while this site does produce a small amount
of revenue, it all gets rolled back into producing the site. Our
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We hand-pick each item so it is relevant to aviation, and
warbirds in particular.
The problem is that a lot of folks install ad-blocking software on
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ads to disappear. That's good for you, but rough on our business
model. It also makes our site look a bit empty and odd in places.
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you'll support this website, with no money out of your pocket! Thank
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you can be sure that Warbird Alley will never block what you're
trying to read with some weird weight-loss advertisement...)
Aviation Photography Workshop:
Stallion 51, the famed P-51 Mustang training operation in Kissimmee,
Florida, will be holding an aviation photography workshop on 5 March
2016. For more information, see the
3G Aviation Media website >>.
Abandoned and Little-Known Airfields:
That's the name of one of the most interesting U.S. aviation
history sites on the internet. The website is simple to navigate,
unadorned with frills and, like many other great sources of
information, it's strictly the result of volunteer labor. We have no business affiliation
with Paul Freeman or his website, but we encourage you to visit and
support his endeavor with either your own information to
add to his database, or a kind donation to keep it alive.
Check out Abandoned and
Visit our Pilot
Resources page. Our Pilot Resources
page contains useful flight planning resources, forms, and
other online information specifically for U.S.-based pilots and
It has been updated for 2016. We hope you'll bookmark it in your browser, and use it often!
January/February 2016 edition of the FAA Safety
Briefing magazine is now available, either as a PDF download or in a
print version. It's free, and it's a very good publication. We recommend it!
Also, the Warbirds of America organization has a website called "WarbirdSafety.com"
that contains a growing library of good advice for those who operate warbird
aircraft. Check it out!
Warbird Video of the Week: Sea Vixen
XP924 flight display
Note: If you cannot see the video
above, it may be because Flash video (or video streaming in general)
is not installed or enabled on your computer, or because your
administrator or your government
has blocked certain video capabilities on your system.
We're pleased to feature the work of noted
aviation photographer Max Haynes. Visit his site for more!
Publish Your Pilot Report!
What's it like to fly
your airplane? Send us your first-person pilot report (500+ words) about
a warbird you've flown as a pilot, and we'll add your report to our site so others can enjoy it.
Please see our Submissions page.
Publish Your Photos!
We encourage you to submit high-quality
warbird photos that you'd like to share with others.
Please see our Submissions page.
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