Archive for the ‘warbirds’ Category

THE A-4 AT ACCOMACK AIRPORT, VIRGINIA

    A-4F Gate Guard at Accomack Airport, Virginia. The next time you are heading south on US-13 on the DelMarVa Peninsula on your way to the air shows at Ocean City, Langley, Oceana or even Cherry Point, make a quick Pit Stop at the Accomack County Airport in Melfa, Virginia, a mile west of […]

“A SALUTE TO VIETNAM VETERANS”

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar hosted their 2017 edition of their annual airshow from Sep 29th-Oct 2. Home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (3d MAW), Miramar boasts one of the largest and most popular airshows on the West Coast.

The Adventures of an Airplane Nut

If you have even a casual interest in aviation history, you’d be envious of Ron Pagano’s aviation experiences. Interested in aviation well before he enlisted in the Air Force in 1953, his life became an interesting series of adventures. Ron even has written a book about some of them, aptly entitled “The Adventures of an […]

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE – THE BASE & THE HISTORY

Lockheed Martin C-5 Galaxy Dover Air Force Base In Maryland had its first Air Show in eight years – “Thunder Over Dover; Celebrating Our Heritage” – on August 26th – 27th, 2017. It was no small event with over 70 airplanes on the Hot Ramp and the Static Ramp and drawing over 150,000 plane-crazed spectators […]