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Warbirds in Review

History through legendary wartime aircraft and pride of the heroic veterans who flew them comes alive every day at the popular Warbirds in Review, held Monday through Saturday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Warbird Alley.

Hosted by the EAA Warbirds of America, these informal sessions not only delve into an aircraft's restoration, operation, and other aspects of owning a valued piece of history, but also spotlight veterans sharing stories about what it was like to fly the aircraft in combat or support the operation as a ground crew member.

Presentations will be immediately followed by book signing opportunities in the Warbirds Merchandise Building. Check the schedule in the Warbirds Merchandise Building for featured books.

At 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. each day, the Warbirds Living History Group will entertain the crowd, showcasing their authentic uniforms and flight gear.

They will be followed by 1940s-style singer Theresa Eaman beginning at 9:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Theresa has been singing jazz standards since she was a teenager and specializes in performing songs from the 1920s to the 1960s. Her performances pay tribute to the eras when music evoked various emotions in people.


Warbirds in Review Schedule

Schedule as of May 16, 2024 (subject to change without notice)

Monday, July 22

10:00 a.m. - Stinson L-5 Sentinel - Captain (Ret.) Steve Seal and Chad Hill, Artist and Historian, Dijanjo Studios

1:00 p.m. - Cessna L-19 Bird Dog - Gerry Asher, Fort Worth Aviation Museum and Colonel (Ret.) Charlie Finch, Catkiller 19


Tuesday, July 23

10:00 a.m.- Cessna A-37 Dragonflys - Colonel (Ret.) Hank Hoffman, Mark Peterson, Colonel (Ret.) Jon “Huggy” Huggins and Charlie Largay

1:00 p.m.- North American P-51B and P-51D Mustangs - Brigadier General (Ret.) Bud Anderson, Jack Roush and Captain (Ret.) Jim Hagedorn


Wednesday, July 24

10:00 a.m. - de Havilland Mosquito, Hawker Hurricane and Supermarine Spitfire - Flight Lieutenant (Ret.) Colin S. Bell , Rod Lewis, Stew Dawson, Dave Hadfield and Joe Cosmano

1:00 p.m. - Beechcraft T-34 Mentor and North American T-28 Trojan Trainers 75th Annniversary - Paul Walters, Mick “Thor” Thorstenson, Dan Kirkland, Tom Donovan, and Jim Rohlf


Thursday, July 25

10:00 a.m. - Douglas C-47 Skytrain - Eric Zipkin, Leader of the D-Day Squadron

1:00 p.m. - Curtiss-Wright Helldiver and the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt - Fagen Fighters WWII Museum


Friday, July 26

10:00 a.m. - Beechcraft T-34 Mentor - Chief Warrant Officer Two (Ret.) Walt Fricke, Founder, CEO, and AirBoss Veterans Airlift Command

1:00 p.m. - Parade - Veterans Tribute


Saturday, July 26

10:00 a.m. - Little Friend “P-51” - Major (Ret.) Lucky Luckadoo “Masters of the Air” (Pending)

1:00 p.m. - Fairchild PT-26 - Kevin Korterud, Danielle Reese and Dave Holden members of the CAF Buckeye Wing

Note: We are honored to schedule three World War II veterans who are 100+ years old. Health permitting, they will join us in person. This schedule is subject to change, so please check your social media and website for updates.

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