Archive for the ‘airshows’ Category

The 1990 Pratt and Whitney 65th Anniversary Air Show

The year was 1990, sixty-five years after the Pratt and Whitney company began their work on aircraft engines in East Harford, Connecticut. Frederick Rentschler and six others moved into an empty shop space in 1925, and developed the Wasp radial – an air cooled aircraft engine. This was the first in a long line of […]

WHAT A YEAR IT WAS.

As we begin to say goodbye to 2017, and welcome 2018, I pause to reflect on the photos and memories attached to them. This is one of my favorite times of the year, while the airshows and exercises are over it is time to pick my favorite photos from this past year. What makes a […]

Photo Album From the 2017 NAS Oceana Air Show

Photos by Howard German and Bob Finch   A few warbirds and a few specially marked aircraft were worth noting at this year’s NAS Oceana air show.  The U. S. Air Force Heritage Flight and DeHavilland Vampire aerobatics were definite warbird highlights, as well as some of the specially marked Hornets of the U. S. […]

“A SALUTE TO VIETNAM VETERANS”

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar hosted their 2017 edition of their annual airshow from Sep 29th-Oct 2. Home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (3d MAW), Miramar boasts one of the largest and most popular airshows on the West Coast.