Category: Trainers

NATO Turns 75 Years Old in 2024 – An Air Forces Review

One of NATO’s own E-3A Sentry AWACS aircraft in its 50th Anniversary color scheme – 25 years ago. Story and Photos by Ken Kula On April 4, 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was formed by twelve countries...

RCAF 100th Part 2 – The Most Recent Past Five Decades

BELL CH-146 GRIFFON Photographers include: Bob Finch, William Ellison, Ken Middleton, Scott Jankowski, Scott Zeno, Corey Beitler, Don Linn and Ken Kula The Royal Canadian Air Force celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2024. Here is an incomplete look at...

THE 2023 NORTHERN ILLINOIS AIRSHOW

Story and photos by Scott Jankowski The Waukegan National Airport covers 600 acres of land and is located approximately 40 miles to the North of Chicago, Illinois. The airport features two asphalt runways, those being runway 5/23 at 6,000...

Thunder Over New Hampshire 2023 Air Show Scrapbook

Photos by Scott Zeno, Alice Leong and Masaki Komatsu New Hampshire’s weather is still warm in September, and on the weekend of September 9th and 10th of 2023, the skies were filled with thunder; not late summer thunderstorms but...

The Naval Air Station Oceana Airshow 2023

  Story and photos by Shawn Byers This will be the third report in our pages for the Airshow at NAS Oceana. What more can I possibly say about it? Let’s get personal with a long-time attendee. It is...

A SALUTE TO AIR EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMAND AT AIRVENTURE 2023

Story and Photos by Scott Jankowski AirVenture always centers their events around certain themes with 2023 dedicated to the U.S. Air Force’s Air Education and Training Command (AETC) AETC was established in July of 1993 and is currently headquartered...

Houston Howl

Article by Roland Dansereau, photos by Bryan Mangan and Roland Dansereau The USAF Air Demonstration Squadron, The Thunderbirds, were the featured performer during the 2023 Wings Over Houston (WHO) airshow held at Ellington Field/Spaceport/Airport in southeast Houston, Texas during...

MODERN MILITARY AIRCRAFT OF AIRVENTURE 2023

Story and photos by Scott Jankowski The US military and EAA have always enjoyed a close partnership with all branches typically providing assets for the static and flying display. 2023 was no different with air assets present from the...

Atlantic City Airshow 2023 “A Salute to Those Who Serve”

Article by Daniel O. Myers, Photos by Gary Driscoll For aviation photographers, arrival day offers an excellent opportunity to capture some impressive pictures from both inside and outside the airport’s grounds. Because the Atlantic City Beach and Boardwalk Air...