Archive for the ‘Military AIrcraft’ Category

Voices From an Old Warrior, Why KC-135 Safety Matters – A Book Review

Boeing built eight hundred and twenty C-135 airframes including all variants, delivered to the U.S.A.F between 1957 and 1965. Voices From an Old Warrior, Why KC-135 Safety Matters by Christopher J. B. Hoctor (Copyright 2013 by Galleon’s Lap – 1st Edition Electronic version only, 2nd Edition is the 1st printed copy, Copyright 2014), is a […]

Fairbanks, Alaska 2004 trip

Former Texas Air National Guard Convair C-131B  It has been almost sixteen full years years since I made a magical trip  from New Hampshire to Fairbanks, Alaska. My main reason was to report on the Indian Air Force’s first deployment to Alaska, to participate in the 2004 Cooperative Cope Thunder exercise. Of course, there was […]

Peninsula Aero Club’s 2020 Tyabb Airshow Was A Community Event

On Sunday 8 March, the Peninsula Aero Club at Tyabb Airfield, in Association with Paul Bennet Airshows and Sponsor IOR Aviation, ran their latest airshow with benefits to the comunity including Funflight, for children with severe health issues, Angel Flight, providing free transport for sick people from remote communities, Tyabb CFA, suicide prevention through Chasing […]

ClassicWarbirds.net Random Warbird Photos #2

      Here’s one of the best air show party tricks ever… an Royal Australian Air Force F-111C doing the ‘Dump And Burn” for an exciting entry into it’s aerobatic routine at an Avalon Air Show. The RAAF retired the last operational F-111 in the world in 2010; the USAF had retired their last […]