Aero Friedrichshafen 2019 Show Capsule

Aero 2019 was held again at Messe Friedrichshafen on the northern banks of Lake Constance in central Europe. The exhibition delivers a consistently pleasing balance of trade fair, camaraderie, progress, esprit de corps, solidarity, and fine cuisine. It lacks the enormity, nay listless spectators and petulant weather, of comparable shows in the U.S.; and that’s … Continue reading “Aero Friedrichshafen 2019 Show Capsule”

AERO Friedrichshafen 2017 Show Essentials

Originally published in In Flight USA magazine… Simply AERO, the European event that is all about general aviation manifest its 25th anniversary from April 5–8, 2017. AERO hosted 700+ exhibits of airplanes, and then some. The trade show is a well established, essential stopover for aviators. While AERO is billed as “The Global Show for … Continue reading “AERO Friedrichshafen 2017 Show Essentials”

AERO | Friedrichshafen 2017

Simply AERO, the European event that is all about general aviation manifest its 25th anniversary from April 5–8, 2017. AERO hosted 700+ exhibits of airplanes, and then some. The trade show is a well-established, essential stopover for aviators. While AERO is billed as “The Global Show for General Aviation,” a more apt description in 2017 … Continue reading “AERO | Friedrichshafen 2017”

AERO Friedrichshafen 2017 Show Mosaic

Originally published in General Aviation News magazine… AERO, held in Friedrichshafen, Germany is the most elegant and upscale of global shows for general aviation. AERO is where a dressed for business crowd gathers to see everything related to flying that is non-commercial aviation. In its spacious and modern halls, the show caters to comfort and … Continue reading “AERO Friedrichshafen 2017 Show Mosaic”

Modern Warbirds Now Operating in the European Theater

Being away from the big international aviation events for months on end, I recently pondered the pervasive pastime of collecting warbird aircraft. What compels their conservators? Deliberating further on the replicas and remakes I stumbled on in 2017 and 2015, I asked, ‘Where have all the modern warbirds gone?’ It was 18 months ago I … Continue reading “Modern Warbirds Now Operating in the European Theater”