Tagged: Aero

Aero L-39 Updated

Civilianized L-39 in flight Aero Vodochody, the Czechoslovakian/Czech Republic aircraft manufacturer celebrated their 100th anniversary of existence in 2019, making it one of the oldest surviving aircraft manufacturers in the world. The company boasts...

The 2015 Rally at the Owls Head Transportation Museum

Tucked away on a closed runway that dates back to World War II, the Owls Head Transportation Museum resides in Rockland, Maine at the Knox County Regional Airport. Its mission “is to collect, preserve,...

Breitling Jet Team at Sun N Fun 2015

Yannick Diry is an “Engineer”, who watches his jets carefully. In America he would be a simple “A&P Mechanic”, when you are from Europe, you are an “Engineer”. As he explains it, it’s something...

Flying Yankees Begin A New Mission in 2013

The 103rd Airlift Wing (AW) of the Connecticut Air National Guard (CTANG) celebrates 90 years of flying heritage in 2013. This milestone takes place as the Wing transitions from a period of uncertainty to...

Oshkosh 2012

Oshkosh isn’t about airplanes, it’s about people. Think abstractly; people created (not invented mind you) the need to fly,, then airplanes were invented so men could become aviators. Without people there would be no...

March Air Force Reserve Base Air Show 2012

This was a 2 day show in the middle of the Inland Empire of Southern California, known for its hot days and cold nights. Instead of going on Saturday fighting the crowds and the...

The U.S. Navy’s Connection With Fixed Wing Air Tankers

After World War II ended, an abundance of surplus military aircraft found their way into the fledgling aerial firefighting industry. The combination of a large payload and the high performance of many bombers, attack...

Lightning Strikes Sacramento!

Living on the East Coast, I always look forward to attending West Coast air shows, for they usually contain a totally different group of aircraft than those I routinely see.  The 2010 California Capital...

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