Archive for the ‘U.S. Navy’ Category

U.S. Military Aviation’s Half Century Club

There are a handful of aircraft designs that are approaching, or have already surpassed fifty years of service with various U.S. military users. Half a century of service speaks praises of the design’s utility and adaptability, as many designs have been assigned duties other than what they originally were intended to carry out. Additionally, some […]

THE 2017 ANDREWS AIR SHOW

  The “2017 Joint Base Andrews Air Show – Breaking Barriers for 70 Years – Featuring the Thunderbirds and the Golden Knights” – was held on Saturday and Sunday, September 16 – 17, 2017. Andrews had a fabulous Air Show this year. As has been the case for the last few years, the air show […]

“NAVSTANOR” — THE 100th ANNIVERSARY AIR SHOW AT NAS CHAMBERS FIELD, VIRGINIA

Grumman TBM Avenger operated by the Commemorative Air Force “Chambers Field”, the Naval Air Station facility located within Naval Station Norfolk (NAVSTANOR), celebrated the 100th Anniversary of the flying component of the base with a fairly big but somewhat “secret” air show on Saturday, July 15th, 2017. It was a part of the overall celebration […]

You Can Go Home Again, Sort Of – Robert F. Lindley’s Fifty Second Anniversary Flight

Written by Harry Ballance, photos by Gerhard Frenz December 7 means different things to a lot of people. For those of a certain age it is most often associated with Pearl Harbor Day; the seminal event that drew the United States into the Second World War. For Bob Lindley,it means more than that. It was […]