Tagged: Colonel

About Lieutenant Colonel Mike Pillion’s and KC-10A 860036’s Fini Flights.

As 860036 was prepared for the boneyard, its flying boom was removed while still at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The all volunteer crew was piloted by Lieutenant Colonel Mike Pillion, who was making his Fini...

F-35 Lightning II Program Update

Joint Base Andrews F-35 Press Conference Following the September 2015 Friday practice show; the media was invited to attend a press conference hosted by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, F-35 Program Executive Officer...

The Inaugural New York Air Show

Last minute changes forced show promoter Brian Lilly Co. to find a new venue for the 2015 New York Air Show. Originally scheduled for Coney Island Brooklyn NY, the promoters had just seventy-one days...

THE FIRST NIGHTHAWKS

  by William B. Scott Depicting a symbolic nighthawk in flight and worn on a man’s suit lapel, it’s just a small, innocuous silver pin. But a red ruby in the hawk’s eye silently...

Saying Goodbye….

Men become attached, even grow to love certain non-human things, like a Cowboy to his horse, it was the same with the U.S. Marines and their Boeing Vertol CH-46 (Sea Knight) helicopters . First...

Hawgsmoke 2014

On July 9-12, 2014, 14 different A-10 squadrons from across the country participated in the biannual gunnery competition called HAWGSMOKE! The 2014 Hawgsmoke competition was hosted by the 357th Fighter Squadron (The Dragons) based...

YF-12A 60-6936

In the aviation world there are those that prefer to do artwork. Doing side views like this is called a ‘profile’. This is my first attempt at doing such artwork. Every one knows I...

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