Brian O’Meara’s Flak Bait Martin B- 26 Marauder was expertly piloted by Dino
DiGiorgio. The model has an incredible level of detail and is seen here with the
bomb bay doors open and ready to drop its payload.
The German twin-engine Engel Modellbau Dornier Do 335 was one of the more
unusual models at the event. It has a 104-inch wingspan and is powered by a
3W- 80 and G45. Photo by Lee Jay Fingersh.
This Nieuport 28 was one of a handful of World
War I models in attendance. Each day, the WW I
models started the air show.
Photos by the author and Lee Jay Fingersh
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There’s Always Next Year
The 2015 event was my first time attending
Warbirds Over The Rockies, but it won’t be my
last. If you’re going to Colorado for the first time
as I did, I recommend visiting the Rocky Mountain
State Park, with 415 square miles of spectacular
mountains. It is located close enough to the flying
field for a day trip.
If you enjoy full-scale and RC warbirds and find
yourself in Colorado next September, you should
consider flying at, or at least attending, Warbirds
Over The Rockies. The event provides a friendly,
welcoming atmosphere, and raises money for a
Brian and Bonnie O’Meara and the AAM have
done a great job in partnering with their community
and hosting an event that draws a large number of
spectators and exposes them to some of what this
great hobby has to offer!
Warbirds Over The Rockies
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
Mental Health America of Colorado
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