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

MASDC, AMARC and AMARG, Better Known as the “Boneyard”

Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona is home to the United States military’s storage and regeneration center for warplanes. I was privileged to have the opportunity to visit the facility on multiple occasions during the 1980s, 1990s, and the early 2000s and have seen many relics and historic aircraft that don’t exist today. […]

Aircraft Carrier – Capable Prop-Powered Warbirds

Here’s one of our larger scrapbooks… full of piston-engined prop warbirds… all of them carrier capable aircraft. Between trainers, fighters, bombers, COD aircraft, AEW and ASW platforms, we’ve got over 100 images to sort through! Our jet – powered, carrier – capable edition ran just a few days ago, check that out too, on these […]

Aircraft Carrier – Capable Jet Warbirds

Here’s a decent sized collection of photos of aircraft carrier-capable warbirds, all of them jet-powered ones! Remember, these are all aircraft whose type has been retired from active military use at the time of the publication. There’ll be a propeller-driven album on the Wednesday after this is published, full of more aircraft carrier-capable airplanes too. […]

A McDonnell Douglas F-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 […]