Archive for March, 2021

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 […]

Our T-33 Scrapbook

Photos from the ClassicWarbird.net and Photorecon.net team. The first Lockheed T-33 first flew 73 years ago! I heard a story once, a few decades ago, which seems to be apropos here. A few military aircraft enthusiasts were talking with an F-15 Eagle pilot. The question was posed as to how long the Eagle’s career as […]

Our Military Reconnaissance and Photo Aircraft Scrapbook

Here’s a large group of military aircraft whose main duty was to gather information… photographic and/or electronic, or gather information about other military assets in the area. You can either hover over the photo to see their type ID, or click on it for a larger photo. Enjoy!

Looking Back at the 2007 Otis ANGB Air Show

The 2007 air show at the Otis Air National Guard Base (located near Falmouth, Massachusetts on Cape Cod) was the last of its kind. The following year, the tenant 102nd Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard would complete their relocation to Westfield, Massachusetts from Otis, and redesignate as the 104th Fighter Wing. That […]