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The Inaugural New York Air Show

Last minute changes forced show promoter Brian Lilly Co. to find a new venue for the 2015 New York Air Show. Originally scheduled for Coney Island Brooklyn NY, the promoters had just seventy-one days...

The Last Tomcat Cruise

The Atlantic Ocean, near the coast of Florida. One loud “bang” and the C-2A Greyhound catches one of the cables to land on the aircraft carrier “Theodore Roosevelt”. We leave the plane, a dream...

Who is nearer the edge ?

For a few years I’ve asked myself, who has the toughest, but also the coolest job? Members of the extreme motorsport (Formula 1, DTM and MotoGP and NASCAR) or jet pilots? In the end, all...

NAS Oceana Air Show 2014

With no military air shows last year, fans were anxiously awaiting 2014. Absence seems to make the heart grow fonder. NAS Oceana, VA is not just a weekend air show but rather a week-long...

USS Nimitz Deploys to the Western Pacific

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) with embarked   Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 departed Naval   Air Station North Island, April 19 and will join up...

USS Ronald Reagan returns to Homeport

San Diego, CA — The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) returned to its homeport here, Thursday, March 21, after more than a year away. The ship and her 2,500 person crew departed...

Historic Marine VMO-6 Flying Unit Gone, Not Forgotten

Marine Observation Squadron Six (VMO-6) can trace its’ origins back to the formative years of Marine Aviation.  Active for slightly less than half of the century of Marine Corps aviation, the squadron served during...

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