FaireyFirefly.com is the web site for a Firefly WB518 owned and operated by Capt. Eddie Kurdziel. The webmaster is Dan Bennett since 2015, prior to that John Otto.
To contact us, mail fairey at faireyfirefly.com. The site is managed on a volunteer basis so please be patient.
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Note from webmaster: I've copied these links over 'as is' from the old site. If you know of an updated link, drop us a line.
- AIRSHOW NETWORK: This is a great site! Click on Airshows then on the map. This site has them all!
- AirVenture Warbird General Information
- Aviation Nation Nellis 2007: Great Airshow!
- Chino Airshow
- Dayton Air Show: July 28-29, 2007
- EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2007: July 23-29, 2007
- Manitowoc Airshow: Wisconsin June 2-3, 2007
- MCAS Yuma, AZ Airshow: Feb. 24, 2007
- Miramar Air Show 2007: October. 13-14-15, 2007 Great Website! Check it out.
- NAF El Centro, CA Airshow: March 10, 2007 Free admission Blue Angels
- Nellis AFB Air Show 2007: November 10-11, 2007
- Pt. Mugu NAS Air Show 2007: March 31 - April 1
- Quad City Air Show DVN IA
- Reno Air Racing Association - Air Show : Sept. 12-16, 2007
- Salinas Air Show: Fireworks Friday night!
- Southern California Area Air Shows: Great summary of airshow activity
- Wings Over Gillespie 2007: June 16-17, 2007
- Wisconsin fly-ins
- Worldwide Air Show Dates
- National Aviation Heritage Trophy 2002: Trophy presentation photo at Reno
- Reno Air Races 2002 Firefly Award
Captain Eddie - Publications
- Blueprint Fairey Firefly FR Mk IV
- Encyclopedia listing- Fairey Firefly
- Fairey Aviation Information: Wikipedia Site Lots of good info
- Fairey Firefly Profile Fleet Air Arm Archive: Fairey Firefly Aircraft Profile Aircraft database 1939-1945 Plus additional related links
- FaireyFirefly.com: This site!
- Navy News March 2003 - Aircraft of the Royal Navy - Fairey Firefly Mks 1-3
- Single Seat Firefly by Charles Knell (a fictional scenario)
- Warbird Alley: Great information site! Lots of super links too.
- Warbird Alley Fairey Firefly
- Warbird Registry - WB518 Fairey Firefly
- Warbird Registry -WB518 Fairey Firefly page 1
- Wikipedia Encyclopedia: Fairy Firefly Listing Shows WB518
Firefly Model Aircraft
- Sino-American Aviation Heritage Foundation: www.sinoam.com
Gillespie Field, El Cajon, CA KSEE
- Australia's Museum of Flight.
- Australian National Aviation Museum - Fairey Firefly
- Australian National Aviation Museum - Moorabbin Air Museum
- CAF Arizona Wing: B-17 tours Checkout the schedule for 2007
- CAF-Southern Cal
- CANADIAN WARPLANE HERITAGE
- CANADIAN WARPLANE HERITAGE FIREFLY PAGE
- CANADIAN WARPLANE HERITAGE-Firefly
- Chino, CA Planes of Fame Air Museum
- EAA - Home Page
- EAA Warbirds of America
- Fleet Air Arm Association of Australia, Fairey Firefly AS-5 Aircraft
- Naval Aviation Museum's of the World.
- Naval Aviation museums register. Database of the Fleet Air Arm Archive 1939-1945
- Planes of Fame Chino, CA
- ROYAL NAVY HISTORIC FLIGHT's Fairey Firefly AS.5 WB271
- San Diego Aerospace Museum : www.aerospacemuseum.org
- Seattle Museum of Flight
- Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Homepage
- Smithsonian-Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center
- Spitfire Emporium Firefly page: Great Engine Sound!
- Temora Aviation Museum: Great gift shop!
- NASA - Home Page plus links: Lots to see here!
- Chris Luvara: Stick and Rudder Photo
- Dariusz Jezewski: FotoDJ.com
- Hans Kummer Wild Child Entertainment, Inc.
- Paul Bowen Air To Air Warbirds - Fairey Firefly
- Richard Seaman Nellis 2006: Nellis 2006 with the Sea Fury
- Richard Seaman Oshkosh 2002: Oshkosh 2002 photos. Great Firefly takeoff shot.
- Tyson V. Rininger: TVR Photography
- Xavier Meal FLIGHT JOURNAL MAR-APR 2003 Firefly feature article and photos
Reno Air Racing
- Bill 'Tiger' Destefani: Race Info
- Reno Air Races 2002 Firefly Award
- Reno Air Racing Association - National Championship Air Races and Air Show 2007
- CONCORDE BATTERY CORPORATION West Covina, CA : Proud sponsor of Firefly WB518
- WATERLESS ROLINDA CAR/PLANE WASH : Capt Eddie says: "Dri Wash n'Guard and Ultra Ion Cleaner are the way to go in eliminating stubborn exhaust stains and oil & grease residue on the Firefly. It's the perfect product for use at an air or auto show to keep your machine looking it's best!" Cleans without water and is compact to carry with you. Contact Rolinda for all of your cleaning needs. Click on her link for more information.