This book is a grand, full-color celebration of the great North American air shows. Philip Handlemans camera captures the great variety of civilian and military aircraft from around the world, as well as the many personalities and participants at Tico, Reno, Sun n Fun, Watsonville, Oshkosh, Galesburg, Flint, Geneseo, Chino, Harlingen, Mt. Comfort, Windsor, Ontario, Kalamzoo, Air/Space America, Selfridge, Wurtsmith, and Battle Creek. From the Stearmans, and early bi-and tri- planes, to the WWII era warbirds, up to the present day F-15 and SR-71, any and all aircraft that fly through the modern air shows is presented. A recognized authority on aviation history, pilot Philip Handleman is a film maker, photographer, and president of Handleman Filmworks.