Archive for the ‘U. S. Marine Corps’ Category

Our QF-4 Phantom Scrapbook

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a well known fighter-bomber-photorecon-Wild Weasel twin-jet of the 1960s through the turn of this century. The type was used extensively throughout the so-called “Free World” and was an important weapons system for NATO, PACAF, the IDF and other users. The U.S. Navy, Marines and the Royal Navy used […]

North American B-25 Bomber – Airborne Scrapbook

This is part 1 of a two part look at the B-25 Mitchell bomber, operating as warbirds and located in museums. The second part will run on these pages later this week, don’t miss it! The North American B-25 Mitchell medium bomber was an important weapon during the Second World War, and later as a […]

Looking Back at Some Early 1990s MCAS El Toro Air Shows.

  Here’s a look back in time… about thirty years, to a series of MCAS El Toro air shows during the early 1990s. Operation Desert Storm-era military aircraft, including active Marine RF-4Bs, OV-10s and CH-46s were displayed on the ground and in the air. One of the last flyable (in the U. S. anyway) F-8 […]