NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Warbird Stories: Wee Willy II takes a father and son legacy to new heights

May 16, 2022

This past weekend, Steven Hinton officially took his first flight with the Heritage Flight Program at Wings Over Solano, piloting “Wee Willy II” and further cementing the Hinton aviation legacy.

Warbird Stories: Happy Jack’s Go Buggy P-51 Mustang

Apr 20, 2022

Decorated World War II warbird “Happy Jack’s Go Buggy” is the newest aircraft in the Air Force Heritage Flight lineup. Owned by newly minted Air Force Heritage Flight Team pilot Bruce “Doc” Winter, the historic P-51D Mustang will be showcased alongside the U.S. Air Force’s premier fighter and attack aircraft during the upcoming 2022 Heritage Flight Air Show season.

Meet the Pilot: Bruce 'Doc' Winter

Apr 20, 2022

Born in San Antonio, Texas, Bruce “Doc” Winter spent his formative years in Colorado, California, and Texas. From a very young age he knew he loved flying and wanted to serve his country as a fighter pilot in the U.S. Military.

Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation announces 2022 schedule

Mar 15, 2022

Today, the Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation is excited to unveil its 2022 schedule, which will include nearly 80 events across the United States, Canada and the UK.

F-16 Demo Team names Aimee ‘Rebel’ Fiedler new pilot for 2022 air show season

Mar 06, 2022

Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, certified the new F-16 Demonstration Team Pilot on Mar. 5, 2022, ahead of the 2022 air show season. Capt. Aimee ‘Rebel’ Fiedler has more than 2,000 flying hours combined in her 6 years of military service and prior experience as a civilian flight instructor.

Meet the Pilot: Steven Hinton

Mar 03, 2022

Born in Orange, CA in 1987, Steven Hinton is the son of Steve Hinton Sr. who has been a staple of the Heritage Flight program since its beginning 25 years ago. An accomplished pilot at an early age, he is a 7-time Reno Air Races Unlimited Gold Champion (2009-2014 and 2016) and currently holds the World Speed Record for Piston Powered Aircraft over 3km at 531MPH.