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A Scrapbook of Piston-Powered Military Training Aircraft

Here’s a group of military training aircraft for a quick refresher test. How many do you recognize? You can hover over the photo for the type’s name, or click on the photo for a larger image.  Good luck! In the coming weeks, there’ll be two more trainer tests… one group with turbine engines, and another […]

Looking Back: MASDC/AMARC Transports in Storage

  Photos by Del Laughery and Ken Kula Here’s a look at various transports stored in the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC) and the Aircraft Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARC) in Tucson, Arizona. Now known as the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG), the name changes happened last century.  You can hover […]

2001 Avalon, Australia’s Air Show – I Remember That!

Two decades ago, I travelled to Australia for an epic week at the Avalon Air Show in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Some of the warbirds were breathtaking, both in the air and on the ground. There were plenty of World War II and Korean War vintage aircraft.   Interestingly enough, looking back to the show, there […]

Mojave Warbirds From Three Decades Ago

QF-100Fs Mojave, California can boast of having one of the most interesting airports in the world. While it is a civilian-owned and operated airport, it sees more than a normal share of warbird operations too…  I was fortunate to be able to take three trips to the airport in the 1990s during some “aviation-overload” weekends […]