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Flock of warbirds planned for flyover on 75th anniversary of WWII’s end

  • COURTESY JOHN BOND
                                Two F4U Corsairs warmed up while a B-25 Mitchell bomber, headed off the carrier USS Carl Vinson in 1995 off Oahu.

    COURTESY JOHN BOND

    Two F4U Corsairs warmed up while a B-25 Mitchell bomber, headed off the carrier USS Carl Vinson in 1995 off Oahu.

  • COURTESY JOHN BOND
                                A B-25 Mitchell bomber headed off the carrier USS Carl Vinson while two F4U Corsairs, below, warmed up on the carrier in 1995 off Oahu.

    COURTESY JOHN BOND

    A B-25 Mitchell bomber headed off the carrier USS Carl Vinson while two F4U Corsairs, below, warmed up on the carrier in 1995 off Oahu.

  • COURTESY JOHN BOND / 1995
                                Vintage warbirds line the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson off Oahu for the 50th anniversary of the end of WWII.

    COURTESY JOHN BOND / 1995

    Vintage warbirds line the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson off Oahu for the 50th anniversary of the end of WWII.

Planning for the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II has taken a major step forward with authorization for the military to transport up to 24 World War II-era aircraft and their pilots to and from Pearl Harbor for the commemoration. Read more

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