Archive for the ‘U.S. Navy’ Category

Craven County’s Historic Aircraft

North Carolina’s Craven County is home to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, and rich in aviation history. In particular, Havelock – the city where the air base is located, has close ties to military flight activity, and a number of restored military aircraft. The city’s crest, and those of the police and fire departments, […]

2016 Air Power Over Hampton Roads Air Show

Langley Air Show 2016, Celebrating One Hundred Years of Air Power over Hampton, VA 2016 marked the 100th anniversary of Langley Field. To commemorate a century of Langley’s history, Joint Base Langley-Eustis hosted an open house on April 22-24 at Langley Air Force Base, kicking off a series of year-long events throughout the historically-rich Hampton […]

The 2016 Los Angeles County Air Show

The Los Angeles County Airshow sprang back to life on March 19th and 20th at William J. Fox Field in Lancaster, California. Lancaster is approximately 75 miles north of Los Angeles in the Mojave Desert and is home to numerous aviation records, as well as the iconic Edwards Air Force Base, NASA’s Dryden Flight Research […]

Coast Guard Aviation at 100 Years: A Century In Harm’s Way, Part 1

This is the first of a two part series on the centennial of Coast Guard Aviation.  To see the other article, which covers the years later than this article, click here. The First Five Decades… The U.S. Coast Guard’s history with aviation spans less than half its existence, but the impact of heavier-than-air vehicles on Coast […]