Sometimes Lightning Strikes 5 Times!


P-38 Lightnings at the Chino Planes of Fame Air Show 2013

Aces Flying High

The Planes of Fame 2013 Air Show in Chino, California was  a special one this year. 5 Lockheed P-38 Lightning  aircraft from the World War Two period flew together at the show. There are only 7 P-38’s flying in the world today (6 in the USA and 1 in Europe – unfortunately the 6th US one could not make it), so for the past 60 years this has been a very rare event to see this many flying together!

Planes of Fame Chino 2013

The flying P-38 aircraft involved were Planes of Fame museum’s P-38J23 Skidoo“, Allied Fighters P-38L Honey Bunny”, Tom and Dan Freidkin’s P-38LThoughts of Midnite”, Tillamook Air Museum’s P-38L Tangerine” and P-38FGlacier Girl” owned by Rod Lewis (this one has an amazing history, it had to belly land on Greenland in 1942 where it was abandoned. 50 years later in 1992…

View original post 993 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s