Scale Squadron Warbirds & Classics 2021

Good times and Warbird Flying are back!

Needless to say, the last year and a half plus has been hard on all of us.  With so many of our normal routines and activities disrupted, it has only brought that many more challenges it seems.  This hobby is not just about the airplanes and flying, it is about the friends and comradery that can be enjoyed together with others as well.  So, when the Scale Squadron’s Warbirds & Classics came up again this year after being cancelled in 2020, I was beyond excited to go; it had been almost 2 years since the last event I went to!

If you’re unaware, the event takes place at the OCMA field near Irvine Lake.  The backdrop at the location is fantastic making for great pictures and video and the runway is 600 ft of pure paved goodness.  While the event has taken place in early June in years past, this year came up in mid July based on the timing of when events were allowed again.  This provided us a nice and sunny weekend that did get a bit hot in the afternoons.  Regardless, the heat didn’t preclude anyone from getting all the flying in that they could handle!

There’s always a really great collection of airplanes at the event and this year was no exception.  There was a great showing as a whole with nearly 70 registered pilots Continue reading