Archive for the ‘Grumman’ Category

Looking Back at the 2006 Edwards AFB Air Show

Late in October of 2006, the High Desert of California reverberated with the roar of jets in afterburner and piston engines growling with all of their might. The 2006 Edwards AFB Air Show went off without a hitch, with brilliant weather for flying and more than forty aircraft arrayed on the static display.

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. […]