Archive for the ‘Military AIrcraft’ Category

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. […]

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The pages of Photorecon.net, ClassicWarbirds.net, and CivilAviationWorld.com are filled with aviation-related stories which offer an archive of facts, figures, photos and first-hand accounts. We’ve published around one thousand articles and features between our three titles, and all of our content is still available for use… we never delete our stories. Photorecon.net is our flagship publication, […]

Wings Over Houston 2019

The Wings Over Houston Airshow is an annual, privately operated show taking place at Ellington Field in Houston, Texas during the month of October. It was my first time attending the airshow on October 19th and 20th but one I have had my eye on for awhile.