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

Vought F-4U, Goodyear FG-1 and Brewster F3A Corsair Scrapbook

Chance Vought designed and produced one of the most recognizable fighters of the Second World War… the F4U Corsair. The “inverted gull wing” was used to allow carrier operations with the large prop hanging on the nose. The type was so useful and relevant that it was used through the Korean War years, and ultimately […]

Chariots Abound – Get in!

The Commemorative Air Force just hosted its annual airshow from 29-31 Oct, 2021 at Dallas Executive airfield, Dallas Texas. Know upfront that you can fly in a P-51 for 20min for $1695 – pass that spoiler package while shopping for a car and go fly! Ride the B-24 Liberator “Diamond Lil” for $424! There are […]

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 […]

More Jet Carrier-Capable Warbirds

Photographer Scott Jankowski has had the opportunity to see loads of U.S. Navy and Marine jets on airport ramps and at air shows. Here’s a collection of photos he’s taken over the years, how many types do you recognize?