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The Great State of Texas Airshow 2022

As they say in the Southwest, everything is bigger in Texas, including its airshows. After a five-year hiatus, the Great State of Texas Airshow returned to Joint Base San Antonio – Randolph (JBSA-Randolph) on April 23-24, 2022. It is apparent from the turnout of over half a million spectators that the community missed it. The […]

Dandy Randy – The Great Texas Airshow!

Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph AFB, TX just hosted its airshow on April 23-24 2022 celebrating the 75th anniversary of the USAF and 80 years of Air Education and Training (naturally under the Army then). Randolph is a base with huge ramp space which they pleasantly populated with many static displays including some unique appearances. There […]

AVIATION ON THE WAY TO OCEANA

Are you heading down to Oceana this September on US-13 south through DelMarVa? Hope so! It’s been a quiet two summers for plane chasers and our beloved air shows with most shut down because of the “Great Pandemic”. But if NAS Oceana stays on, and we do head south again, well, the drive really can […]

Nose Art Gallery

  Nose art on military aircraft began to be noticed prior to World War I. Art was first used as an identification feature between squadrons, or to personalize an aircraft. During World War II, nose art became a personalizing feature with homage to people places or things from “back home”. Later, art commemorating an event […]