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Nellis Open House 2009

We had a wonderful time both days at the Aviation Nation now renamed Nellis Open House. Not sure if it is official but we are hearing now with budget cuts that the Air Force...

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Photorecon meets Number One

While having dinner at The Memphis BBQ just outside the main gate at Nellis AFB who was to walk in but Thunderbird #1. It was Lt Col Greg Thomas last show as a Thunderbird....

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Nellis AFB Open House 2009

We heard that it is no longer called Avaition Nation but rather the Nellis AFB Open House. Something about budget cutting and no longer having Civilian Performers doing routines at a Military Base. Thanks...

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Visit with Orbital Sciences

Our very own Dave Budd was invited out to Mojave Space Port to photograph the Orbital L-1011 known as Stargazer”  This  aircraft is an L-1011 commercial transport aircraft modified to serve as the launch...

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Hawaiian ANG

Members of the Hawaii ANG pose with John Penney who piloted Rare Bear during the 2009 Reno Races.

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Steven Hinton wins Reno 2009

Steve Hinton Jr., 22, became the youngest pilot to win the top prize at the National Championship Air Races in Reno Sunday, Sept. 19th. Hinton flew the highly-modified P-51 Strega to victory in the...

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Fat Albert last JATO??

A prominent C-130T aircraft is Fat Albert, the support aircraft for the US Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration team. Although Fat Albert supports a Navy squadron, it is operated by the US Marine Corps...

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