Archive for the ‘Base Visits’ Category

199th Fighter Squadron / Hawaii Air National Guard F-22 Raptors Joint Base Pearl Harbor – Hickham / Honolulu International Airport Honolulu

On 24 May 1946, the 463rd Fighter Squadron was renamed the 199th Fighter Squadron, and allotted to the Hawaii Air National Guard. It was extended federal recognition on 4 November 1946 by the National Guard Bureau while at Bellows Field, Hawaii. On 28 October 1947, the unit moved to Hickham Air Force Base, which is […]

The Edinburgh Air Show in South Australia: “Vimy to Fifth Generation in 100 Years”

Australia’s latest airborne defence capabilities were on show in Adelaide the weekend of November 9th & 10th 2019, when the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) hosted its first major air show in more than three year’s… since 2007. The Edinburgh Air Show in South Australia included air and ground displays of many of the Royal […]

Chateaudun Air Base Visit

Chateaudun Air Base (Base Aérienne 279) is home to Entrepét de l’Armée de l’air 601, founded in 1951. EAA 601 is the largest storage for military aircraft in Europe. For test flights, the airfield is open on a daily basis.