Archive for the ‘U.S. Air Force’ Category

Wings Over Wayne 2019

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base hosted their bi-annual airshow, Wings Over Wayne (WOW) on April 27th and 28th. The 4th Fighter Wing and the 916th Air Refueling Wing were the hosts and the show was located on the 916th ramp. Seymour Johnson is unique in that it is the only Air Force Base named for […]

New Hampshire’s Air National Guard Continues to Adapt to New Missions

Final KC-135 of the NHANG departs from Pease ANGB (Ken Kula photo) The New Hampshire Air National Guard’s (NHANG) 133rd Air Refueling Squadron (ARS), part of the 157th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) has been in the air refueling business since 1975. That’s forty four years at the same job, transferring fuel to thirsty American and […]

THE RUMBLE OF THUNDER OVER MICHIGAN 2018

The Ypsilanti MI based Yankee Air Museum hosts the annual Thunder Over Michigan Air Show at the Willow Run International Airport. We just took a look at the aircraft that brought the “Thunder” to the 2018 airshow, we now turn our attention to the Radials of the 2018 show. Thunder Over Michigan 2018 brought together […]

DEFENDERS OF FREEDOM

  Ten miles South of Omaha Nebraska, adjacent to the city of Bellevue Nebraska, one will find Offutt Air Force Base. Offutt has a very rich history dating back to the late 1890’s when Fort Crook was constructed, as a matter of fact many of the original structures are still in use today. In 1918 […]