Archive for October, 2020

Our Dassault Mirage Scrapbook

French Air Force Mirage F1 at a Maple Flag Exercise at CFB Cold Lake… exercising its all-weather capabilities in pouring rain. Originally designed as a single seat fighter with a secondary bomber role, the French Dassault Mirage family of aircraft was expanded to include advanced fighter-interceptors and pure bomber variants. A pair of these bomber […]

Random Warbird Photos #8

    F-100F at Barnes Municipal Airport.  Here’s our eighth Random warbird photo scrapbook, enjoy!! Interstate L-6, possibly at Sacramento, California. Collings Foundation F4U-5N at Westfield, Massachusetts. YAK-52 leading a trio of CJ-6s at Portsmouth New Hampshire. North American F-86/Canadair Sabres at an Aviation Nation show, Nellis AFB, Las Vegas Nevada. Blue Angels alumni… a […]

Our A-4 Skyhawk Scrapbook

  The Douglas/McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a lightweight, single engine, single pilot combat jet which performed its first flight on June 22, 1954. Intended as an aircraft carrier-based attack jet, it was built ruggedly to handle that punishing environment. Today, sixty-six years later, the design continues to soldier on in both the Argentinian Air […]

The McCoy AFB B-52 Memorial in Orlando, Florida

Ask yourself, how many times have you been through Orlando International Airport (KMCO)? Now, how many of you have seen or visited the B-52 Memorial Park? Next time you are heading into or out of Orlando International Airport, set 20 minutes aside to visit a unique and free attraction. Tucked away off Bear Road and […]