Archive for the ‘Aviation Photographers’ Category

Reading World War II Weekend 2022

The 31st Anniversary of Reading WW II Weekend was welcomed with bright sun and warm weather; it was a perfect weekend for this popular air show and WW 2 military re-enactment. The three-day event began on Friday, June 3, and ended Sunday afternoon. “The attendance this year was close to a record, the crowd estimates […]

2002 Recce meet at Florennes Air Base, Belgium

   Recce Meet 2002 was held in Belgium at the Florennes Air Base. Today, the base is home to the Belgian Air Component’s 2nd Tactical Wing, with two squadrons of F-16 Fighting Falcons. In 2002, a trio of F-16 Squadrons were based at the airfield, 1 Squadron, 349 Squadron and 350 Squadron, all flying F-16AM […]

Scott Jankowski’s Boeing B-17 Scrapbook

The Boeing B-17 bomber of the 1940s grew into a versatile, rugged multi-purpose aircraft. From being an early heavy bomber during World War II, versions of it became a radio-controlled drone, drone director, search and rescue airframe and photographic platform. After World War II, civilian versions were used as firebombers and engine testbeds too. Additionally, […]

Looking Back: MASDC/AMARC Transports in Storage

  Photos by Del Laughery and Ken Kula Here’s a look at various transports stored in the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC) and the Aircraft Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARC) in Tucson, Arizona. Now known as the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG), the name changes happened last century.  You can hover […]