Archive for the ‘Air National Guard’ Category

Looking Back – My Fort Drum Familiarization Trip

Around the beginning of the new Millennium – that being 2000 to 2003 I believe, a familiarization program for FAA air traffic controllers was organized to observe Army and Air National Guard aviation operations at Fort Drum, New York. North of a Utica to Syracuse line on a map, there are multiple Military Operating Areas […]

Aerospace Museum of California

The Aerospace Museum of California is located in Sacramento, at the former McClellan Air Force Base. Originally part of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, after the base closed due to a BRAC decision, the museum became a non-profit organization in 2001. In 2007, it moved from its previous location on the […]

Dandy Randy – The Great Texas Airshow!

Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph AFB, TX just hosted its airshow on April 23-24 2022 celebrating the 75th anniversary of the USAF and 80 years of Air Education and Training (naturally under the Army then). Randolph is a base with huge ramp space which they pleasantly populated with many static displays including some unique appearances. There […]

AVIATION ON THE WAY TO OCEANA

Are you heading down to Oceana this September on US-13 south through DelMarVa? Hope so! It’s been a quiet two summers for plane chasers and our beloved air shows with most shut down because of the “Great Pandemic”. But if NAS Oceana stays on, and we do head south again, well, the drive really can […]