Posts Tagged ‘SNJ’

Seventy Years Strong: The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels

On April 24, 1946, shortly after the Second World War ended, Admiral Chester Nimitz, then Chief of Naval Operations, directed that a “flight demonstration team be organized within the Naval Advanced Training Command to represent the Navy at air shows and similar events”. Seven decades later, the Blue Angels team has expanded, reorganized, been to […]

The 2015 New York Air Show – The First of Many

Newburgh New York’s Stewart International Airport was the venue of the inaugural New York Air Show. Presented just 71 days after the Coney Island air show was cancelled, this event drew tens of thousands of spectators over a sun-drenched weekend. A series of high-profile events, including a Statue of Liberty flyover by Air Force F-22 […]

Oshkosh 2015 Scrapbook, Volume 2

These photos are a second look (Scrapbook Volume 1 has already been published here a few stories ago) at just some of the warbirds that attended the 2015 EAA AirVenture event in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  The EAA Warbirds of America organization has acres of parking to the north of show center, where you can stroll between rows […]

The Murphy’s 2015 Memorial Day Weekend Formation Clinic

Written by Bruce Vinal Over the Memorial Day weekend I had the good fortune of being invited out to Murphy’s Landing Strip in Upstate New York for a formation clinic. The event was hosted by Dave, Lois, and Mark Murphy owner/operators of the Mustang “Never Miss” and afforded me a glimpse inside the hangars of […]