Archive for the ‘Air National Guard’ Category

Twenty Years of Andrews AFB Air Shows Aircraft 1987 to 2007

US Air Force F-111. Andrews Air Force Base is located in Camp Springs, Maryland. Sitting just east of the busy I-95 highway today, the site was first used as a military camp during the Civil War. In 1942, work began on an airport for the Army Air Corps. Beginning as a training base, it became […]

Looking Back at Canada’s Shearwater International Air Shows Part 2

The last Shearwater International Air Show was held in 1997, more than two decades ago. Later shows at the military base, located a short distance northeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, continued under different names and organizations after the base was downsized. We ran a feature here in these pages in 2013; new photos have been […]

2021 EAA AirVenture Preview

EAA’s AirVenture 2021 = EAA AirVenture 2020 (Plus One) And Then Some! The AirVenture 2020 aviation celebration in Oshkosh, Wisconsin was forced to be cancelled over health concerns associated with the Covid 19 crisis. There were a number of milestones which would have been celebrated during last year’s gathering. There will be a 2021 AirVenture, […]

104th Fighter Wing F-15C Eagle 85-0125 with Special Unit Member Names and US Flag Nose Art

The 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard, based at Westfield Barnes Regional Airport, recently applied amazing art work to both sides of the nose area of wing jet F-15C Eagle 85-0125. The art work consists of all members’ names, to form a US Flag. Additionally, past members who are Gold Star names, […]