Cavok.pt - History, Museums & Classics

By David Ferreira | Aeronautics History & Classical Airplanes

WWII planes touch down in Columbus

COLUMBUS — Dean Cudaback stood beneath the wing of a vintage aircraft.<p>He snapped a few photographs of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” …

Aerospace

Lunar Module at Tranquility Base

This photograph of the Lunar Module at Tranquility Base was taken by Neil Armstrong during the Apollo 11 mission, from the rim of Little West Crater …

Neil Armstrong

Lockheed EC 121 Super Constellation Coming Home To Yanks Air

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed EC-121 Super Constellation Departing Camarillo 1/14/12

Lockheed Martin

The Rare Lockheed L-1011 TriStar Returns to the Skies Once More

Lockheed L-1011 TriStar does a fly-by of Kansas City International Airport. – Photo: JL Johnson. Not for use elsewhere.<p>The Lockheed L-1011 TriStar …

Aviation

Navion made beautiful again

Samuel Sarns found this 1947 North American Navion in Ohio in 2013. After taking her apart, he trailered her back to Traverse City, Michigan (KTVC), …

Civil Aviation

Bonhams to auction Dragon

On Sept. 9, 2017, Bonhams will auction Sir Torquil Norman’s twin-engined 1934 de Havilland DH84 Dragon biplane as one of the stars of its 16th annual …

Aviation

FIFI visits Knoxville

Capt. Hal Denton sent us these photos, taken when the Commemorative Air Force’s B-29 “FIFI” visited Knoxville, Tenn.<p>“It was amazing to watch them …

Warbirds in Review to be livecast from AirVenture

WarbirdsNews is joining with UflyTV to broadcast live the popular Warbirds In Review sessions at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) …

Looking Back: Research Conference at Langley's Full Scale Tunnel, 1934

This year, NASA is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. In Langley's early years of …

Aerospace

Latest Earhart Theory Questioned

When an A320 at SFO executes a go-around, isn't that just business as usual? Maybe, but maybe not. More<p>What a great trip. A bunch of Taylorcraft …

Science

B-17 Bomber will be on display this weekend at the Dayton Airport

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT)- A B-17 bomber will be on display Saturday (7/15) and Sunday (7/16) at the Dayton International Airport. You can get up …

Cães pisteiros podem ter encontrado o local onde Amelia Earhart morreu

Pouco depois da notícia de que há uma fotografia a provar que Amelia Earhart, afinal, não morreu na queda do avião em que dava a...

This is why the mystery of Amelia Earhart endures 80 years later

Eighty years ago Amelia Earhart disappeared during the last leg of her quest to fly around the world.<p>Although decades have passed since her last radio call on July 2, 1947, the mystery of her disappearance has captivated the minds of many. After she vanished, the United States government conducted …

Aviation

Jenny a century later

The World War I Curtiss Jenny trainer evolved from less-than-optimal JN-1 and JN-2 models of 1915 to the definitive JN-4D that found its stride 100 …

Aerospace

O dia que um urso foi ejetado de um bombardeiro B-58

A segurança aeronáutica surgiu desde que o primeiro avião foi desenvolvido. Para testar a fiabilidade de um sistema de segurança, homens como <b>John</b> …

Amelia Earhart sobreviveu à queda do avião? Uma fotografia diz que sim

Uma nova fotografia revelada recentemente no documentário “Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence”, do History Channel, que será exibido no próximo …

747 Transforms Into Air Force One Replica

A 747 that has been parked at Quonset State Airport in Rhode Island for a couple of years now is being transformed into a replica of Air Force One, …

Amelia Earhart May Have Survived Crash-Landing, Newly Discovered Photo Suggests

A newly discovered photograph suggests legendary aviator Amelia Earhart, who vanished 80 years ago on a round-the-world flight, survived a crash-landing in the Marshall Islands.<p>The photo, found in a long-forgotten file in the National Archives, shows a woman who resembles Earhart and a man who …

Aviation

Somme 101

The battle above<p>Today marks 101 years since the first day of the Battle of the Somme. And, while the bloody hours of July 1st, 1916 have become a …

Flying Legends Air Show 2017

We hope that you’ll enjoy the Flying Legends air show this weekend, staged at IWM Duxford by our partners The Fighter Collection.<p>To help plan your …

Military History

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About These WWII Aircraft?

1) In WW2, the P-38 was initially used for:<p>The first active service P-38s were used as reconnaissance aircraft in April 1942 by the Australia 8th …

1942 Douglas A-20G Havoc

Visitor Information<p>The EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, is where your imagination takes flight. Marvel at our collection of over 200 …

Flying a 737-200 (with my son) at the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta

Spotting from the hotel at ATL.<p>Being an AvGeek since I could walk, and currently a private pilot, I have always wondered if I could fly a real …

Aviation

Lightning for sale

Electrifying ads<p>For a generation of jet jocks, it was the ultimate ride – a seat you didn’t say ‘no’ to: The English Electric Lightning was a …

Secret Russian Aircraft of WW2

Earhart mystery could be solved by dogs

July 2, 2017, marks the 80th anniversary of the disappearance of ​Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan​. ​Since their disappearance, no one has …

Aviation

Mental Floss

The Cessna Lesson

<i>“I’m going to make this thing fly – do you hear me? Then I’m going to set it a-fire and never have another thing to do with airplanes.”</i><p>Clyde Vernon …