Category: USAF Thunderbirds

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...

Cleveland Rocks! The 2023 Cleveland National Airshow

Story and photography by Shawn Byers Cleveland has long been on my list to attend but I never committed to it until 2023. The kick in the pants was the scheduled performance by the Marine Corps AV-8 Harrier. Having...

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...

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...

Bethpage Airshow 2023 for Photorecon.net

Article by Daniel O. Myers, photos by Kevin Burke Prior to each air show season, fans have anxiously anticipated the new year’s show schedule. In the past, one could always count on certain sites for consistently hosting an event....

Cajun’s Aviation Dream

Our mission is to carry on the legacy of Maj. Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno by helping stellar young Americans chase their own dreams to fly and pursue their passion for aviation. Maj. Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno lived for aviation....