FM2 Gary Daniels

Photo by Gary Daniels

P-51s by Jack Tyson

Photo by Jack Tyson

Sundog Art Photography

Photo by Sundog Art Photography

Stallions P51s Crazy Horse Paul Bowen

Photo by Paul Bowen

P-40 by Tom Miller

Photo by Tom Miller

Sierra Sue by Leonardo Correa Luna

Photo by Leonardo Correa Luna

Photo by Jack Tyson

Corsair by Sundog Art Photography

Photo by Sundog Art Photography

Super Jet by Julie McBride

Photo by Julie McBride

Photo by Jack Tyson

Tigercat Sundog Art Photography

Photo by Sundog Art Photography

24th Annual

National Warbird Operator Conference

Presented by: Ladd Gardner

Feb. 21-24, 2019 | Tucson, Arizona

NWOC 2019 Tucson

#1 Warbird Networking Opportunity of the Year!

Groups that will benefit from attending NWOC include: Warbird Restoration/Maintenance Shops, Pilots, Warbird Museums, Aviation Insurance Companies & Warbird Owners. The annual NWOC event brings together people in the warbird community to address particular events facing warbird owners and to discuss common goals related to the ever-changing economics, operations and regulations pertaining to flying ex-military aircraft. Plus, unlimited networking opportunities!

The 24th Annual NWOC Conference will take place in Tucson, Arizona.

What Our Attendees Had to Say...

“My first, won’t be my last. I highly recommend this event to all Warbird pilots AND mechanics. ”
~ Larry C.

“Great value. Super opportunity to interact with fellow afficionados and gather
important information and refresh on important old ones.” 

~  Lynda K.

“A+++. Don’t know how you can top the last 2 conferences.”
~ Claude S.

“Very well put together. Vendors helpful and interesting.” 
~ Claude S.

“This was my first NWOC and I was very impressed.”
~ Bill G.

“Very worthwhile get you thinking about all the right stuff needed for a safe season.”
~ John O.

“Among the best.  Keep up the speaker platform at the level of 2018 and you have a winner.” 
~ Chuck. M.

“I am extremely happy that I attended.”
~ Pete B.


Doug Macnair

Vice President Government Relations, EAA

Doug Macnair serves as VP of Government Relations for the EAA in Washington, DC. He is primarily involved in the oversight and conduct of government relations, legislative affairs, aviation policy, and advocacy on behalf of more than 200,000 EAA members...

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Jack Harrington

Attorney, SmithAmundsen - Aerospace Practice Group

Jack Harrington Jack Harrington received his Juris Doctor degree from the John Marshall Law School in 1986. He serves in an Of Counsel position to the Smith Amundsen firm in Chicago as a member of the Aerospace Practice Group. He...

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Jose Flores

President, Vintage V-12's

Jose is the President of Vintage V-12’s, a company that has been rebuilding WWII engines for over 40 years.  Jose started his career with Vintage V-12’s 34 years ago and together with his team has built over 450 Merlin, Allison...

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Bud Wheeler

Allison Competition Engines (ACE Allisons) Latrobe, Pennsylvania

Bud Wheeler is a master engine builder, FAA Licensed Powerplant Mechanic, and the President of Allison Competition Engines (ACE Allisons) in Latrobe, Pennsylvania where he has been rebuilding Allison V-1710 engines for some 40-years.   Bud got into the Warbird...

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Barry Hancock

Barry Hancock Founder/Chief Pilot Pilot Makers Advanced Flight Academy CFI/CFI-A/MEI

Barry has been instructing in high performance aircraft for over 15 years and has amassed nearly 5000 hours in that time.  His first experience instructing was as a warbird formation instructor.  As someone who has always enjoyed flying vintage tailwheel...

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Warren Silberman

Manager, Civil Aerospace Medical Institute

Warren Silberman is currently the Manager of the clinic at the Civil Aerospace Medical Institute. He moved from the Aerospace Medical Education Division where he was writing AME courses, teaching AMEs, International aerospace Physicians, and Residents in Aerospace Medicine. Prior...

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