Tagged: Hercules

Blue Angels Legacy Hornet and Hercules Scrapbook

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ Blue Angels have retired all of their Legacy aircraft during the 2020 calendar year. Gone is the Marines KC-130T “Fat Albert Airlines” transport, as well as the F/A-18A/B/C/D...

Miramar Air Show 2014

MCAS Miramar Air Show “Celebrating the Marine Air-Ground Task Force” Southern California’s largest free event was back this year at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Ca. from October 3-5. After a one year hiatus,...

WTI 15-1

As the sun rises over the Sonoran desert to the east, the U.S. Marines at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, are already at work, getting their aircraft ready for another day of the...

Teaching and Keeping the Edge

While nothing can match actual aerial combat, or even just normal flight time for a Marine fighter pilot, modern technology can lend a helping hand in keeping these Marines trained and ready for any...

Dawn Blitz 2013 – Air Assault

It’s was a bright typical summer day at Camp Pendleton in sunny Southern California. The Dawn Blitz 2013 Exercise has been taking place since early June. Dawn Blitz 2013 is a multinational exercise that...

Força Aérea Portuguesa

The history of the Força Aérea Portuguesa (FAP – Portuguese Air Force) goes back to 1911 when a balloon company was founded. The first aircraft did not arrive till the early twenties but during...

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