Category: Lockheed

Lockheed Martin’s F-16 Fighting Falcon First Spread Its Wings 50 Years Ago!

USAF Thunderbirds F-16Cs Story and photos by Ken Kula The United States-designed F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter, more commonly called the “Viper”, first took to the skies by accident on January 20, 1974 some 50 years plus a few months...

A Look at Waterbury – Oxford Airport in Connecticut

Story and photos by Andrew Spry Waterbury-Oxford Airport is the largest General Aviation airport in the state of Connecticut with a 5,801-foot runway. It houses multiple charter companies that operate regular flights down the eastern seaboard but we do...

AIRVENTURE 2023 A LOOK AT THE “HEAVIES”

Story and photos by Scott Jankowski AirVenture always pulls together some very large and unique aircraft and 2023 was no different. In this article we will take a closer look at the common and not so common “heavy” aircraft...

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023 By the Numbers

Editor’s note: The 70th annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh (2023) ended a week and a half ago, and the spectacular event didn’t lack excitement. I hope I’m as vibrant, positive and forward looking when I turn 70!  Here is the...