Archive for the ‘Military AIrcraft’ Category

Yellow Warbirds!

One thing in common with all of these aircraft – they have a preponderance of yellow in their livery. Oh, and another thing… they’re all warbirds. From time to time we’ll focus on a different color of warbirds’ livery in these pages, on a wide range of aircraft types. Enjoy these photos by the ClassicWarbirds.net […]

The JASDF’s 50th Anniversary Photo Album

The 50th Anniversary of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force occurred in 2004. Masaki Komatsu shares some of the colors from that year here, in a scrapbook. You can hover over the photo to check the type, or click for an enlargement.

Book Review: Detail & Scale FJ Fury Part 1; Prototypes Through FJ-3 Variants by Bert Kinzey and Rock Roszak

Summary and Details: Title and ISBN: Detail & Scale: FJ Fury Part 1: Prototypes Through FJ-3 Variants By Bert Kinzey, art by Rock Roszak Detail & Scale Aviation Publication ISBN: 979-8-5241309-4-5 Contents and Media: Print Format; Print, iBook and Kindle Price: Print editions; $19.99, digital editions; $12.99 Review Type: First Read Advantages: Well written and […]

Grumman’s F-14 Tomcat Scrapbook

The Tomcat was the successor of the ill-fated F-111B aircraft carrier-based fighter.  The first prototype flew on December 21, 1970, and was introduced operationally in 1974, just missing combat in the skies over Vietnam. One original mission was to defend carrier task forces from attacks from the Soviet Union in case of World War III.  […]