Category: Aerial Refueling

Giants At EAA AirVenture 2022

Delta Airlines’ Airbus A-350-900 arriving over the runways at Oshkosh, Wisconsin at the EAA AirVenture 2022. More than 10,000 aircraft pass over the western shores of Lake Winnebago during the seven-day celebration known as...

Military Aircraft on Display at the 2021 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

  There were more military aircraft than normal displayed at Oshkosh this year. Some performed in the air, many more were parked as static displays on the grounds. After a strangely quiet year at...

Some Aircraft of Interest at the 2021 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Gathering of All Things Aviation

Culver LCA Here’s a brief bit of coverage from the aviation festivities found in Oshkosh, Wisconsin during the Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of the 2021 edition of AirVenture. Over 10,000 aircraft and hundreds of...

Our Special Use Lockheed C-130 Photo Scrapbook

The original YC-130 prototype first flew on August 23, 1954… that means we’re coming up on the 67th anniversary of the event. Originally designed as a cargo and troop transport with medivac mission capabilities,...

About Lieutenant Colonel Mike Pillion’s and KC-10A 860036’s Fini Flights.

As 860036 was prepared for the boneyard, its flying boom was removed while still at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The all volunteer crew was piloted by Lieutenant Colonel Mike Pillion, who was making his Fini...

2020 Salute to America and The Great Cities of the American Revolution

The Great Cities of the American Revolution Flyover 2020 marked the nation’s 244th birthday. Due to nationwide Covid-19 virus concerns, most activities normally associated with the holiday (fireworks, parades, concerts, etc.) were canceled. In...

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