Archive for the ‘U.S. Navy’ Category

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? 

Kaman SH-2 Sea Sprite Scrapbook

Kaman’s UH-2 Sea Sprite was first operated by the U.S. Navy in 1962. Originally powered by a single turbine engine, it was found to be underpowered, and a fix to this problem was hastily approved. The first twin-engined UH-2Fs were produced in 1968 and were used during the Vietnam War for search and rescue, and […]

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. […]