Archive for the ‘Aviation History’ Category

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 […]

Two “Fini Flights” at Once!

All photos provided by and taken by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Sean Hetz and Master Sergeant Joseph A. Vigil. As 860036 was prepared for the boneyard, it’s flying boom was removed while still at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The all-volunteer crew was piloted by Lieutenant Colonel Mike Pillion who was making his Fini Flight and […]