Recent Community News
"Blackwater Creek Bluegrass Band" performing" Orange Blossom Special" at Leeward Air Ranch in Ocala Florida March 2011 annual bean and cornbread festival video recorded by Ca read more »
"I'll give Tiger Destefani $10,000 cash if he'll climb back into Strega and let me race him in The Galloping Ghost. read more »
Vietnam veteran Chris Kirchner wants everyone to hear what his P-40 Warhawk World War II era warbird is saying. read more »
Ocala aviator and movie stunt pilot Jimmy Leeward recently made an easy transition from the big screen to a magazine cover and centerfold. read more »
If National Championship Air Races fans look like they’ve seen a ghost this week, it’s only because they have. read more »
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – World famous aviator and air racer Jimmy Leeward extended strong support to the Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum at Keystone Heights Airport with a long-term loan of a IG-17 LIM5 transonic jet fighter from his private aircraft collection. read more »
Jimmy Leeward rarely has both feet on the ground. If he isn't flying one of the many aircraft he hangars here in Marion County, he might be racing his P-51 Mustang in Reno, or he could be doing some stunt flying on a movie set... read more »
Kids are supposed to love glass cockpits, right? read more »
This week I bring you a short essay on what it feels like to lean out the open end of a B-25 to get up close and personal with the read more »
Good day for flying the RV6A...Leeward is a great place to visit awesome turf runway 6,000' plus in length by 250' wide. Good turn out for the BBQ. read more »
At Dirk Leeward's home in the Leeward Air Ranch gated community in Ocala, Fla., a Sonos whole-house audio system sports a channel that's considerably different than Rhapsody music streaming. read more »
For Jim and Marge Gorman, two passionate, long-time pilots, aviation is a family affair. Three generations of the Gorman family have inherited the passion for flight. read more »
Clinton Bell [son of Dave and Denise Wall] was tired of seeing the back of James Slack. read more »
Leeward Air Ranch in Ocala, Fla., attracts warbird and vintage aircraft fans.
CarolAnn Garratt, who lives at Leeward Air Ranch, is no stranger to adventure. read more »
Two pilots attempting to break a 20-year-old around-the-world speed record -- and raise money for ALS research read more »
It's a gutsy adventure for a great cause. Two women one from Ocala and one from Texas are trying to fly around the world in one week, and they're doing it in a single engine p read more »
"Tri-Motor was Ford's foray into airplane manufacture"
Debbie and Dean Maheras are building a vehicle they claim should give them great gas mileage: At about 8,000 feet. read more »
Video: Two men from the same neighborhood flew for their country during World War II but didn't meet each other for decades, read more »
Ocala pilot recreates Amelia Earhart flight for Hollywood. read more »
Seventy-six P-51 Mustangs (including two from Leeward Air Ranch) participated in the Gathering of Mustangs and Legends in Columbus, Ohio from September 27 - September 30th, 2007. read more »
Photo essay from the 2007 Gathering of Mustangs and Legends in Columbus including Fred Telling's P-51 Mustang Miss B.
A group of warbirds flew formation over the Veterans Day ceremony.