Archive for the ‘Special Color Schemes’ Category

Looking Back at Canada’s Shearwater International Air Shows Part 2

The last Shearwater International Air Show was held in 1997, more than two decades ago. Later shows at the military base, located a short distance northeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, continued under different names and organizations after the base was downsized. We ran a feature here in these pages in 2013; new photos have been […]

Book Review: Color & Markings of the F-14 Tomcat Part 2; Pacific Fleet and Reserve Squadrons

Book Review Color & Markings of the F-14 Tomcat Part 2; Pacific Fleet and Reserve Squadrons By Bert Kinzey and Rock Roszak. Summary: Details: Title and ISBN: Colors & Markings of the F-14 Tomcat, Part 2: Pacific Fleet and Reserve Squadrons, Detail & Scale Publications, by Bert Kinzey and Rock Roszak ISBN: 979-8-4570657-4-1 Contents and […]

The JASDF’s 50th Anniversary Photo Album

The 50th Anniversary of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force occurred in 2004. Masaki Komatsu shares some of the colors from that year here, in a scrapbook. You can hover over the photo to check the type, or click for an enlargement.

104th Fighter Wing F-15C Eagle 85-0125 with Special Unit Member Names and US Flag Nose Art

The 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard, based at Westfield Barnes Regional Airport, recently applied amazing art work to both sides of the nose area of wing jet F-15C Eagle 85-0125. The art work consists of all members’ names, to form a US Flag. Additionally, past members who are Gold Star names, […]