Tagged: 2012

USAF Mission Employment Phase 2012

December 1st, as darkness fell over Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, the familiar sound of fighter aircraft firing up could be heard across the base. Aircraft of all shapes and sizes were gearing up for a nighttime...

Apple Valley Airshow 2012

The Morning Line Up The Apple Valley airshow calls KAPV in the high desert of Southern California home.  A small airport near Victorville falls under the jurisdiction of the San Bernardino County Department of Airports, same as Chino airport. ...

El Centro Photocall October 2012

There are few times in photography when the responsible thing to do is accept an invitation, then go about trying to get the day off from a paying job. The El Centro photocall is usually one of those instances....

Miramar Air Show 2012

Every year for 3 days in October, an estimated crowd of over 700,000 make the journey to MCAS Miramar near San Diego, CA. It was no different this year, and the 2012 Miramar Air Show continued to bring smiles...

Hawaii’s 2012 Kaneohe Bay Air Show

The 2012 Kaneohe Bay Air Show was presented aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii on Oahu. The Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) offered a great stage to present an air show to tens of thousands of spectators.  Brooding volcanic mountains...

39th Annual International Seaplane Fly-In 2012

Greenville Maine might take a note from the famous Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem about Paul Revere…” one if by land, two if by sea”.   The town is fortunate to have a pair of community airports; the Greenville Municipal Airport...

National Aviation Heritage Invitational Announces 2012 Awards

National Aviation Heritage Invitational Announces 2012 Awards to Restored Aircraft and Inaugural Recipient of the Neil A. Armstrong Aviation Heritage Trophy. National Aviation Hall of Fame Enshrinees joined presenting sponsor Perform Air in awarding the Grand Champion Neil A....

The 2012 Great New England Air Show

The Great New England Air Show, held at western Massachusetts’ Westover Air Reserve Base, was a salute to the Greatest Generation… those American men and women who came of age during the time between the Great Depression and the...

Oshkosh 2012

Oshkosh isn’t about airplanes, it’s about people. Think abstractly; people created (not invented mind you) the need to fly,, then airplanes were invented so men could become aviators. Without people there would be no need for airplanes. On a...