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Iconic Military Jet Retired From Service

The retirement of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)’s General Dynamics F-111s marked the end of service for an extraordinary aircraft design.  The RAAF’s F-111 fighter-bombers served  for 37 years in Australia’s defense, until December 3, 2010 when the...

2010 Blue Angels Homecoming Airshow

The old English proverb that  “all [good] things must come to an end…” sums up what occurs every November at NAS Pensacola Florida.  The 2010 Blue Angels Homecoming Airshow was the latest of a long line of grand finales...

Aviation Nation – Nov. 13-14th 2010

The largest free public event in Nevada returned to Nellis Air Force Base Nov. 13-14 when the U.S. Air Force hosted Aviation Nation 2010– the Nellis Air Force Base Open House and annual Las Vegas air show. Aviation Nation...

MCAS Miramar Air Show – Oct 1, 2 & 3 2010

The Miramar Airshow for 2010 was an experience unlike any other airshow I have attended for Photorecon for two reasons.  First, I was invited to attend the Media Flight Day on Thursday (the day before the airshow officially began)...

Reno 2010 – From a First Timers Perspective

Reno 2011 (September 14-18) is less than a year away and I am ready for my second Reno National Championship Air Race and Air Show experience!  Reno 2010 was my first time covering an air race.  My experiences at...

The National Aviation Heritage Invitational – Reno 2010

National Aviation Hall of Fame Enshrines joined presenting sponsor Rolls-Royce North America, Inc. in awarding the Rolls-Royce Aviation Heritage trophy to the 1945 North American P51-D NACA 127. Owned by William Allmon of Las Vegas, Nev. and restored by...

Lightning Strikes Sacramento!

Living on the East Coast, I always look forward to attending West Coast air shows, for they usually contain a totally different group of aircraft than those I routinely see.  The 2010 California Capital Airshow in September presented something...