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AIRCRAFT DELIVERY/ RECOVERY SERVICES
Aerodynamics Ltd
Specialized delivery services to aircraft dealers and private individuals around the world since 1989.
Worldwide Aircraft Recovery, LTD.
Full service aircraft recovery, assembly, transportation and reassembly service.
ASSOCIATIONS
AOPA-Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
A good site for anyone interested in General Aviation and its issues.
EAA- Experimental Aircraft Association
A great site for anyone interested in the dynamic world of flight.
EAA - Warbirds of America
EAA - Warbirds of America promotes and encourages the preservation and safe operation of ex-military aircraft, better known as Warbirds. These wonderful aircraft are an important part of our aviation heritage. Please join us in our efforts to "Keep 'Em Flying!"
North American Trainer Association (NATA)
The North American Trainer Association (NATA) is an independent, non-profit corporation dedicated to the restoration and safe flying of North American Trainers such as the AT-6/SNJ/Harvard, NA-64, NA-50, TB-25, TF-51, AND T-28 aircraft.
Red Star Pilots Association
The RedStar Pilots Association is a Federal 501(c) (3) Not-For-Profit corporation registered in the state of Virginia. The association mission is to promote and preserve the safe operation, display and enjoyment of all aircraft -- jet to prop, aerobatic, sport, warbird and utility -- especially those originating in the current and former communist block nations. The RPA strives to function as a clearing house for information related to maintenance and safe operation of our aircraft. Through our designated Check Pilots and Instructor Pilots, and the national F.A.S.T. organization, we develop performance standards, principles and techniques which we disseminate to member pilots in order to promote safe formation flight and the safe operation of our aircraft.
Stearman Restorers Association
The Stearman Restorers Association is an independent "Not for Profit"  501C-3 Corporation dedicated to the preservation, restoration, flying and safety of Stearman Aircraft through the education of both members and the public.  The Stearman was a primary trainer for both Army and Navy cadets in WWII. 
T-34 Association
FINANCING
Zook   - Wally Zook & Associates
Aircraft finance
INSURANCE
Air Capital Insurance, LLC
Complete coverage for your aircraft needs
Ladd Garnder Aviation
Insurance and Financing and Sales
MAINTENANCE
Heritage Aero, Inc.
Quality Warbird and Civilian Aircraft Maintenance Services and Parts Sales.
Heritage Aero, Inc. offers quality maintenance services for most military aircraft that are in civilian hands today. In addition, they provide maintenance services for a wide variety of civilian general aviation aircraft. Heritage Aero also specializes in disassembling and crating aircraft for shipment worldwide.
American Aero Services
Code 1 Aviation -Specializes in L-39 and jet warbird maintenance, restoration, inspections, overhauls, modifications, avionics, parts, painting, and even mechanic training! They can provide pre-purchase inspections, owner consulting, aircraft shipping services, AI-25TL engine overhaul coordination services, and more. Code 1 is conveniently located directly across from the Courtesy Aircraft ramp at the Rockford, IL airport (KRFD).
 
Precision Engines Corporation
Precision Engines' reputation is based on expert workmanship, advanced overhaul equipment and strict standards of quality control. By using the finest parts available (newly manufactured if need be), excellent machining capabilities, and the most modern, well equipped radial engine test facility in the industry, Precision Engines serves cargo fleets, fire fighters, militaries, nostalgia operators, collectors and museums throughout the world.
MEDIA (MAGAZINES/ PUBLICATIONS)
Aviators Hotline Warbirds & Vintage Aircraft
Your exclusive E-Source for Warbirds, Vintage Aircraft & Services
Air Classics
Read first hand historical accounts by the men who lived them in the belly of a B-17 bomber or in the cockpit of a P-51 Mustang. Pilots and aircraft aficionados can see some of the world’s best photography of historic aircraft, read about the top aces, the greatest air battles and about their favorite vintage and veteran aviation news.
Warbird Digest

Beautiful full color magazine! Each issue is filled with over 60 full color pages of Restoration News, Stunning Photography, World Wide Warbird Coverage including Fighters, Bombers, Jets, Trainers and Liaison. Museum News and Operator Information. Subscribe today to Warbird Digest online at www.warbirddigest.com

Warbirds International
Magazine devoted to airworthy vintage and veteran military aircraft. Presents great photography on these rare and fascinating aircraft while giving complete coverage on their restoration and operation. Beautiful air-to-air photographs of restored bombers. All the classic aircraft worldwide are covered in Warbirds International.
Warbirds - Keep 'em Flying (EAA-Warbirds of America)
This is the publication that is part of membership to EAA-Warbirds of America and is published eight times per year.
MUSEUMS & WARBIRD COLLECTIONS/ FOUNDATIONS
Commemorative Air Force
The CAF was founded to acquire, restore and preserve, in flying condition, a complete collection of combat aircraft which were flown by all military services of the United States, and selected aircraft of other nations, for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations of Americans. More than just a collection of airworthy warplanes from the past, the CAF's fleet of historic aircraft, known as the CAF Ghost Squadron, recreate, remind and reinforce the lessons learned from the defining moments in American military aviation history.
Cavanaugh Flight Museum
The Cavanaugh Flight Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to promoting aviation studies and to perpetuating America's aviation heritage; the museum fulfills its mission by restoring, operating, maintaining and displaying historically-significant, vintage aircraft, and by collecting materials related to the history of aviation.
Fantasy of Flight
This stunning art deco facility is home to over 40 rare and vintage aircraft many of which have been restored to flyable condition. But that is just the beginning - they offer a variety of guided tours including visits to working restoration and maintenance areas.
The Flying Heritage Collection
1998, Paul G. Allen began acquiring and preserving several aircraft, including several WWII aircraft, and restored them to the highest standard of quality to share them with the public.
The Flying Heritage Collection is operated by Friends of Flying Heritage, a 501 (c)(3) organization committed to education the public about these rare, historic aircraft. Click Here to View their collection and fly dates!
The Fighter Collection
The premier European collection located at historic Duxford Airfield.
Heritage Flight Museum
The Heritage Flight Museum (HFM) has been established by the Anders family to help educate the public to understand and appreciate the contribution military aircraft, and the people that flew them, have made to our heritage, national security and freedom.  The primary focus of the HFM will be on US Army Air Corps and US Air Force vintage "Warbirds": fighters, trainers, and liaison aircraft. http://www.historicflight.org
Historic Flight Foundation
Sited at the southwest corner of Paine Field, Kilo-7 offers a journey into the energy, hard work, and passion that fueled aviation from 1927 through 1957. Like the aircraft in our collection, the hangars at Kilo-7 are designed to reflect beauty, durability, and honestly expressed materials.
Lone Star Flight Museum

The Texas Aviation Hall of Fame, home of the Lone Star Flight Museum, is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational museum whose purposes are:
To promote and encourage the study of the Science of Aviation through educational programs, historically significant artifact exhibits, interpretive educational exhibits, special events and publications; and,
To acquire, restore to flying condition, maintain, operate, and display historically significant vintage aircraft and other materials and artifacts relating to the technology, development and history of aviation; and,
To honor and recognize Texans and Texas aviation events that have made significant and lasting contributions to the advancement of aviation; and,
To increase public understanding, appreciation and awareness of the role of the State of Texas and Texans in the advancement of the science and impact of aviation; and,
To preserve, protect and present Texas' aviation heritage for future generations.
The Lone Star Flight Museum also offers Warbird Rides: Your boarding pass into history!

Museum of Flight - Seattle, WA
The Museum of Flight’s main campus is the most interactive air and space experience you’ll find. Stepping into the Personal Courage Wing you will immediately be immersed in personal stories of courage as told through a collection of 28 fighter aircraft in a setting that will simply amaze you. In addition to changing temporary exhibits, the Museum of Flight showcases its collection of more than 150 historic air and spacecraft and related artifacts in unique and inspiring exhibits. There is something for everyone to experience in these dynamic displays presenting events that have carried us from Kitty Hawk to the Moon.
National Air and Space Museum
An excellent reference for all forms of flight.
National Museum of Naval Aviation
A reference to naval aircraft from several eras.
Olympic Flight Museum
The Pacific Northwest's newest museum
Pacific Aviation Museum - Pearl Harbor
The visitor's experience begins in a Hanger that survived the December 7, 1941 attack. After arrival in the Pacific Aviation Museum’s lobby, guests enter a 200-seat theater where they view a 10-minute movie covering the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, including historic footage with sound effects and photos of what life was like on December 7th, 1941. Upon entering the exhibit area of 25,000 square feet, visitors first see an authentic Japanese Zero in a diorama setting on the deck of the Japanese carrier Hiryu at dawn on December 7th.
Visitors then have the opportunity to become a WWII pilot in one of the museum’s six interactive simulators, and enjoy a delicious lunch in the museum’s restaurant, the Laniakea Cafe. The museum’s store features “everything to do with aviation” and the December 7th, 1941 Pearl Harbor attacks.

The Palm Springs Air Museum houses one of the nation's largest collection of World War II flying aircraft displayed in modern, well lighted, air-conditioned and clean hangars. Our Buddy Rodgers Theater shows daily documentaries about aviation in the military with an emphasis on World War II. In addition to planes and historic artifacts, the museum is host to a library of 6300 volumes primarily related to aviation and American military history. Complimenting our extensive displays, the museum sponsors Saturday commemorative educational programs for our visitors and members which often include exhibition flights. On those days, members and visitors can participate in the sights and sounds that made history. See Events for more information.

Planes of Fame Museum
Planes of Fame Air Museum is an independently operated, non-profit 501(c)(3) aviation museum dedicated to collecting, restoring, displaying, and preserving aircraft and memorabilia for the educational benefit of current and future generations. The Planes of Fame Air Museum was the first permanent air museum west of the Rocky Mountains. It officially opened to the public in January 1957 with an initial collection of six aircraft. Currently, Planes of Fame houses over 150 aircraft at its two locations, the main facility at Chino Airport in California and a satellite museum near the Grand Canyon at Valle Airport in Arizona.
Spirit of Flight Museum
Hundreds of rare aviation items and artifacts are on display in the Spirit of Flight Hall of Honor representing the past, present and future of flight. Our mission is to save and display aircraft and flight memorabilia to honor all veterans, and to educate the general public on the significance of aviation history.
 
Tri-State Warbird Museum
"The Tri-State Warbird Museum is a historic non-profit aviation museum, led by a staff of volunteers and professionals, dedicated to remembering those who fought for our freedom, and honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice".
Warbird Heritage Foundation
The Warbird Heritage Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation created for the purpose of acquiring, restoring, displaying, and demonstrating various antique aircraft of historic military significance. The Foundation's focus is on preserving it's aircraft in flying condition, demonstrating these aircraft at air shows and other special events, and promoting public interest in historic military aircraft.
USS Midway Museum
The USS Midway Museum is an unforgettable adventure for the entire family. Go to sea without leaving port!  Explore more than 60 exhibits with a collection of 27 restored aircraft. Located in downtown San Diego.
PHOTOGRAPHY - HISTORIC/ ARCHIVES
HistoricAircraftPhotos.org
Culled from the United States National Archives, these photographs have been scanned and restored . Many of these aircraft are no longer in existence, or exist only as rare reproductions or restorations. These photographs allow you to travel back in time to see these machines as they appeared in their time, doing what they were designed to do. Historic Aircraft Photos uses modern digital technology to give you the best possible print on a variety of surfaces, sizes, and price points. All photo's are Army Air Force pictures.
PHOTOGRAPHY - PROFESSIONAL
Max Air2Air Pictures
MaxAir2Air Pictures is an online magazine of stunning aviation pictures and essays.
Click here for Max Air2Air Spot E-Cards!
     
Glenn Alderton - Warbirdz Aviation Photography
Run by Aviation Photographer- Glenn Alderton, this site is designed to allow photographers to advertise their pictures and enthusiasts to enjoy them. All online pictures are available for sale from the site at prices that are set unless otherwise indicated by the Photographer. This site was set-up to address the lack of such a service her in Australia. A site where the pictures are affordable and who's staff are knowledgeable about aviation.
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Victor G. Archer Photography
Beautiful selection of photography by Victor G. Archer.
Paul Bowen Photography
The worlds foremost aviation photographer- fantastic shots of warbirds and other aircraft, calenders, and books
Steve Edmundson
An active duty Air Force Loadmaster on the C-5 Galaxy and a avid aviation enthusiast, Steve Edmundson also enjoys taking pictures of airplanes when he's not flying around the world in one.
Flight of 2 Photography
Flight of 2 Photography showcases the spectacular air-to-air photography of acclaimed aviation photographer Brian M. Silcox.
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Van Gilder Aviation Photography
Van Gilder Aviation Photographer website presents just a sample of pictures taken over the years at air shows and airports. Most are from the Southern California area. New sections and features are added regularly. There are also 88 free desktop wallpapers featuring warbirds of different generations.
TRAINING & ENDORSEMENTS
Code 1 Aviation- Code 1 Aviation offers professional-level L-39 Ground School and Flight Training, recognized by the warbird community as among the very best available. Their staff of ex-military instructors also offers FAR 61.58 Proficiency checks, upset training, demo flights, aerobatic training, and formation training. L-39 mechanic training is also available. Code 1 Aviation is located directly across from the Courtesy Aircraft ramp at the Rockford, IL airport (KRFD).
 
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Finnegan Aviation Services, LLC
AEA Program: Ed Finnegan is currently authorized to conduct practical tests and issue a Temporary Airman's Certificate containing the AEA endorsement for the Grumman OV-1 Mohawk, the Aero Vodochody L-29, the Aero Vodochody L-39, and the North American T-28 Trojan. This training is required in order to receive the proper endorsement to operate these types of aircraft. FAR 61.58 proficiency checks are also available.
 

Flight Review, Inc., Tom Clements
Excellent source for Training Videos                
                Flying the King Air                 Using the KLN-90B GPS
Gauntlet Warbirds
Gauntlet Warbirds is a warbird, aerobatic and tailwheel training center at the Aurora Airport, just west of downtown Chicago. Our instructors specialize in transitioning pilots of all experience levels to high-performance piston and jet aircraft.

Gauntlet Warbird's fleet consists of a T-6, an L-39 Albatros, an Extra 300, a Super Decathlon and Standard Decathlon which is available for solo rental.
North American Top Gun
The World War II Fighter Pilot School
Rock Valley College--- Aviation Mechanics Training
Stallion 51
Training in a dual control P51 Mustang in Kissimee, FL. Stallion 51 specializes in Orientation Flights Checkout Training, Unusual Attitude Training, Military Contracts, Air Shows and Aircraft Management.
VETERANS - HONOR
Honor Flight Network
A not-for-profit organization created solely to honor America's veterans for all
their sacrifices. They transport our heroes to Washington. D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials.
WARBIRD INFO/ HISTORY/ MILITARY RECORDS
Warbird Alley
An online reference source for information about privately-owned, ex-military airplanes.
Warbird-central.com
This website is designed to provide accurate information on the Warbird aircraft, from where it was made to where it is today.
Warbird Depot
Warbird Depots mission is to assist owners in the promotion of their warbirds by providing a centralized location to list their aircraft for airshows, flybys, rides and film, and to provide "Access to the Worlds Warbirds".
Warbirds Online
Warbirds Online is a daily record of the news, events, and commentary of the International Warbird Community. Serving all readers of the community, from the casual enthusiast to the owners and operators of warbird aircraft.
Warbirds Resource Group
The Warbirds Resource Group was formed to provide a starting point for an individual looking to learn about historical military aviation, primarily centered around the World War II era but eventually it will include from the end of World War I to the beginning of the Vietnam War.
WARBIRD RIDES
Gauntlet Warbirds
Gauntlet Warbirds is a warbird, aerobatic and tailwheel training center at the Aurora Airport, just west of downtown Chicago. Our instructors specialize in transitioning pilots of all experience levels to high-performance piston and jet aircraft.

Gauntlet Warbird's fleet consists of a T-6, an L-39 Albatros, an Extra 300, a Super Decathlon and Standard Decathlon which is available for solo rental.
Indiana Aviation Museum
Where all aircraft fly and you can go along! Take a ride in a WWII warbird!
Lone Star Flight Museum
Warbird rides: Your boarding pass into history!
Stallion 51
Training in a dual control P51 Mustang in Kissimee, FL. Stallion 51 specializes in Orientation Flights Checkout Training, Unusual Attitude Training, Military Contracts, Air Shows and Aircraft Management.
Warbird Heritage Foundation
Are you ready to experience the thrill of a lifetime? Feel the exhilaration of flying in a open cockpit! Find out what it was link to learn to fly in World War II. The Warbird Heritage Foundation now offers Warbird Rides on a limited basis.
   
Warbird Rides USA
Come fly like the aces with WarbirdRidesUSA in authentic WWII military airplane. We offer both heartpounding aerobatic and scenic adventures.
ADDITIONALLINKS AND RESOURCES
AAFO.com   (All Aviation Flightline Online)
A great site for the Reno National Championship Air Races
Information on air racing, aviation news, and history.
JetCharters.com
An air charter marketplace and information on air charter, airports, FBOs, and charter aircraft available at these airports.
Flight Line Internet Radio
Flight Line Internet Radiotm (FLiR) is a radio station that caters to aviation enthusiasts.

FLiR is a 24/7 radio station that has a global reach, with various topical segments that will entertain almost anyone that enjoys flight. 
Clean-Kit.com
Your source for information relating to all Darton Aviation Kits, both past and future.
Dream Photo USA
A Great Air Show Attraction ... photos taken in an authentic F-4 Phantom cockpit painted as an exact replica of a Blue Angels' F-4
E-Cards! Max Air2Air Spot E-Cards
Birthday, special occasion, thank you... just because... some funny... you can even customize with your own image!
Evan Flys
Be sure to check out EvanFlys where 10 year old Evan has interviewed some of the most famous pilots in the aviation world - meet them and read their interviews. Evan is featured on Flight Line Internet Radio, has his own column at Atlantic Flyer and InFlight USA Magazine is publishing his work! Evan reports on airshows, cool aviators and their planes.  With this kid... skies the limit!
Flyins.com
Fly-ins, and other aviation gatherings are the heart and soul of aviation. Pilots and enthusiasts love to get together and share their appreciation for all that aviation has to offer. This site is dedicated to that love of aviation, for its advancement, the enjoyment and pure fun of it all!
Lima Lima Flight Team
Model Aces. Museum Quality Scale Model Aircraft Replicas
National Warbird Operator Conference (NWOC)
Panama Jacks
Australia's Premier Aircraft Restoration Facility
Pearl Harbor Remembered
Created to honor the survivors of Pearl Harbor, their families and friends and
to those who died during the attack on that Sunday morning in December 1941.
Rezich & Rezich Aviation Consulting
Rezich & Rezich Aviation Consulting offers a wide range of aviation-related consulting services, from aircraft technical evaluations and maintenance visit oversight to safety audits and engineering evaluations and services.
Superior Plane Aircraft Coatings, Inc.
Quality workmanship in aircraft painting with over 25 years of experience.
Sky Harbour Aircraft
At Sky Harbour Aircraft there's more to a job well done than simply meets the eye. Behind the scenes, expert planning and logistics reduce downtime dramatically. A large, experienced staff works in teams to ensure both the highest standards of quality and efficiency. The most modern, advanced technology facilities complement the skills of our 80 craftspeople. And, of course, our full range of services-maintenance, modifications, interiors and exteriors- provides ease and convenience for you the customer.
SoCal EAA/Warbird Sqd 16
The EAA Warbirds of America, a division of the Experimental Aircraft Association in Oshkosh, Wisconsin is a group of owners, pilots and enthusiasts of “warbirds”, or ex-military aircraft.
The Spirit of Tulsa CAF Squadron
The Commemorative Air Force of Tulsa, OK is a 501c3, non-profit organization, comprised of volunteer work crews age 13 - adult dedicated to the restoration and flying of World War II aircraft.
352nd Fighter Squadron, LLC
The 352nd Fighter Squadron, LLC was formed honor of the 352nd Fighter Squadron of the 353rd Fighter Group- 8th AF.  The squadron's purpose is to provide realistic education to students and the general public.  Our mission statement is simple, "Educate in honor of the greatest generation from the ground up."  
Swiss Mustangs--
New site with very nice historical information on Swiss operation of the Mustang
Trojan Horsemen Flight Team
Many of these aircraft purchased from Courtesy Aircraft. To see a great video of the Flight Team in action, click on the link above and see the movie at the bottom right of the home page.
Veterans Airlift Command (VAC)
The purpose of the Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) is to provide air transportation for medical and other compassionate purposes to wounded warriors, veterans, and their families through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots.
 
Wings of Hope
Wings of Hope is a recognized international resource. We specialize in implementing Poverty Reduction Strategies for a defined region. This is accomplished by establishing a base of operations and partnering with the poor being served. The common denominator is always health care and a transportation system, typically a small bush airplane. The goal is to change the course of humanity towards Peace and Hope.
Zeno's Warbird Videos
Books, videos, and links.

 

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