Archive for the ‘Trainers’ Category

A Scrapbook of Piston-Powered Military Training Aircraft

Here’s a group of military training aircraft for a quick refresher test. How many do you recognize? You can hover over the photo for the type’s name, or click on the photo for a larger image.  Good luck! In the coming weeks, there’ll be two more trainer tests… one group with turbine engines, and another […]

A Review of the Air Force 60th Event at Nellis AFB

This year, 2022, is the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Air Force (USAF). In 2007, a major celebration of military flight was presented at Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base, noting the 60th anniversary of the USAF. Not only were many American warbirds and active Air Force aircraft in the air and on […]

AFTER OCEANA 2019 – “THE MILITARY AVIATION MUSEUM”

It was Sunday, September 22nd, 2019, in Virginia Beach. Yesterday, Saturday, was my last day at the 2019 NAS Oceana Air Show, always one of the best military shows in the United States. As I exited at 5:30 to the Hanger 404 Lot, I walked past the very last birds on the ramp before I […]

Training Aircraft In Storage at MASDC/AMARC/AMARG

North American Rockwell T-2 Buckeyes Here’s a collection of training aircraft that were/are still stored in the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group’s storage yards at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona. Many of these photos dater back to the 1990s, when the storage yard was known as the Military Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC) or later as […]