Tomorrow in Aviation History: the birth of a WWII Fighter Ace

June 15, 2023

Good morning fellow ECAHF’ers. “Time,” it is said, “cures all ills.” Time, also, unless we take care to ensure it doesn’t, erases history. New history is created over time, burying the older history. Generations come and go and the experiences-the history-that meant so much to past generations, means increasingly less to succeeding generations. Why? One […]

Memphis Belle

June 10, 2023

Good Saturday morning fellow ECAHF’ers.  Completing twenty-five combat missions.  Most of us wouldn’t bet on those odds.  But we might bet on the odds at the casinos.  According to, “The average payout percentage for slot machines in Las Vegas is around 85 cents per dollar earned.” Flying B-17’s in combat over Europe in the […]

5 June, 1944 D-Day Minus One

June 5, 2023

Good Monday afternoon fellow ECAHF’ers.  Will we ever see it again, almost 1500 aircraft stretching for over 300 miles delivering troops to battle?  It must have been a sight to behold…or at least to hear since it occurred on the evening of D-Day minus 1.  Can you imagine the exhilaration those under the boot of […]

Today in aviation history: U.S. Olympian Louis Zamperini’s plane goes down in the Pacific

May 27, 2023

Good Saturday morning fellow ECAHF’ers.  I hope you had a memorable Memorial Day holiday.  I’m taking a moment to express gratitude that I still, physically, walk this earth.  So many of our fellow warriors do not.  Amongst those who gave their lives in ultimate service to America, I’m remembering my son-in-law’s fellow soldiers and friends […]

10th Annual Fly-in

July 12, 2021

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