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B-17 Flying Fortress, “Guts and Backbone” of Air War, Brings Out Veterans and Emotions

| March 26, 2015

The EAAs B-17 landed at Flagler County Airport Thursday to be part of Wings Over Flagler Rockin the Runways, and immediately attracted a Palm Coast veteran airmen who’;d flown aboard a B-17 and been shot down.

Berlin Airlift History Lands at Flagler Airport, Re-Igniting Memories of 328 Tense Days

| March 25, 2015

The Spirit of Freedom, a Douglas C-54, was among the 300-odd American planes that helped West Berlin outlast the Soviet blockade of 1948-49. Converted into a museum, the plane is at the Flagler County Airport for the three days of Wings Over Flagler this weekend.

Wings Over Flagler Brings a Flying Fortress Of a Show At 3-Day, 50-Plane Rockin’ of Runways

| March 24, 2015

The 50-some planes at the Flagler County Airport Friday through Sunday include the enormous B-17 Flying Fortress, the C-54 Berlin Airlift Flying Museum, a a CH-47 Chinook, and a Ford Tri-Motor, the first commercial plane in the U.S.

Wings Over Flagler-Rockin the Runways Raises $16,000 in Scholarships and Eyes New Heights

| June 2, 2014

Wings Over Flagler-Rockin the Runways, held the last week of April at the Flagler County Airport, had been organized in just 60 edays in a rapid partnership between county government, WNZF, and Bill Mills of TBD Partners, Mills Aviation Charities and Blue Sky Yakrobatics.

Wings Over Flagler Leader and Bunnell Director Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges Over the Weekend

| April 28, 2014

Bill Mills, a lead organizer, with WNZF, of Wings Over Flagler since the event’s inception four years ago and its rejuvenation this past weekend, was arrested just before midnight on Friday night on the Flagler Beach Bridge. Mick Cuthbertson, Bunnell’s community development director, was arrested early Sunday morning after going against traffic on U.S. 1 and crashing into a car.

Wings Over Flagler: Rockin’ the Runways Edition Flies In For Weekend of Roars

| April 25, 2014

Some 30 plans and a half dozen musical acts will highlight the revived and renamed Wings Over Flagler event at Flagler County Airport Friday and Saturday. The event wasn’t held last year, but a new partnership between WNZF, the county and Wings organizers ensured that returned this spring.

Jumping for His Late Brother and Wounded Warriors, George Hanns Flies Air Show’s Flag

| March 25, 2012

George Hanns, a Flagler county commissioner for the past 16 years, deployed the flag from thousands of feet up to open this year’s Wings Over Flagler as he jumped for his brother, who died at Christmas, and other veterans.

The Monster Has Landed: C-130 Lumbers In For Weekend’s Wings Over Flagler Show

| March 23, 2012

The Hercules C-130 will be a main attraction at Wings Over Flagler, the annual air show at the Flagler County Airport on Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25, this year commemorating the life of William Wild Bill Walker, who crashed and died while performing at the show last year.

Another Air Show, in Kansas City, Crash Claims the Life of a Ponte Vedra Veteran of Aerobatics

| August 21, 2011

Bryan Jensen, a stunt pilot for 15 years and a captain who flew 747s for Delta Airlines, was killed Saturday when his red Horizon Hobbit biplane crashed at the Kansas City Aviation Expo Air Show in circumstances similar to the fatal crash at Wings Over Flagler in March.

Preliminary Report Suggests Walker May Have Lost Consciousness Before Air Show Crash

| April 21, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board’s preliminary report of the March 26 crash at Wings Over Flagler reveals that to Bill Walker was unresponsive when a fellow-pilot radioed him immediately before the crash.

NTSB Preliminary Investigation Report: Flagler County Airport Crash on March 26, 2011

| April 21, 2011

Full text of the National Transportation Safety Board’s preliminary investigation report, released on April 19, 2011, of the fatal plane crash at the Flagler County Airport on March 26, 2011, involving an Aerostar S A YAK-52, piloted by Bill Walker.

Blue Skies, Wild Bill: Wings Over Flagler Bids Fallen Pilot Farewell

| March 27, 2011

Wild Bill Walker, a veteran of Alabama’s Red Thunder Air Show Team, was 58 when his plane crashed Saturday. Fellow pilots paid tribute to him today at the Wings Over Flagler air show, which ended on a sober, sunny roar of flights into the blue.

Video: The Crash Scene Shortly After the Yak-52 Went Down at Wings Over Flagler

| March 27, 2011

This video from the crash scene at the Flagler/Palm Coast Wings Over Flagler air show was provided by Robert Kilroy, and taken within an hour of the accident.

Single-Engine Yak 52 Crashes at Wings Over Flagler; One Pilot Is Dead; Tribute on Sunday

| March 26, 2011

The Yak 52 went down at 4:27 p.m. while in the middle of a maneuver with another plane. The pilot was killed.

Wings Over Flagler: Warbirds, Yakrobatics and Tributes This Weekend at the County Airport

| March 26, 2011

Wings Over Flagler, the second annual fly-in at the Flagler County Airport, features several dozen vintage warbirds, choppers and other attractions. Visitors can chat with pilots and mingle with history. With a photo gallery.

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