Archive for the ‘Grumman’ Category

The Andrews 2019 Air Show Aircraft Ramp Lineup:

Editor: This is Part Two of a two-part article about the Joint Base Andrews facility, tenant units, and their latest air show in 2019. Sorry about the confusion, Bill Sarama did write this article… editor’s mistake originally! Joint Base Andrews, in 2019 last summer, had a lot of airplanes. If you counted everything, both on […]

Grumman’s Long-Serving C-2A Greyhound Will Be Retired This Decade

U.S. Navy C-2A Greyhound arrives aboard an aircraft carrier somewhere in the Pacific. Photo by Dion Makowski The Grumman C-2A Greyhound was developed from the E-2 Hawkeye AWACS during the 1960s. More than five decades later, the final examples of this venerable aircraft carrier-borne transport are slated to be retired … around the type’s 60th […]

THE DOVER AIR SHOW FOR 2019

Dover Air Force Base in Delaware had its big air show for 2019, officially called “Thunder Over Dover”, on Saturday and Sunday, September 13th and 14th. Counting both the Static Ramp and the Hot Ramp, the organizers were able to muster up 55 aircraft this year and draw almost 150,000 plane chasers for each day. […]

WARBIRDS: A Look at the Other Vintage Propeller Powered Warbirds of AirVenture 2019

  Warbirds and the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) have walked hand in hand since the early days, long before the name was changed to AirVenture. Warbirds play a vital role in the continued success of AirVenture and never fails to bring together an impressive batch of warbirds from all eras including World War II, Korea […]