Tagged: F/A-18

50th Anniversary Abbotsford Air Show!

It was August 11th and 12th 1962 when the very first airplanes took to the skies at Abbotsford International for an airshow. Fifty years later the show goes on, attracting demo teams from around the world to perform at...

4th of July Freedom Fair

As the fireworks settled over the water, the 2012 4th of July Freedom Fair came to a close where thousands came out in force to support the Tacoma waterfront Tradition  knowing that this could possibly be the last one...

Olympic Air Show 2012

Rain and clouds was not enough to keep air show fans from flocking to the annual Father’s Day Show that is put on by the Olympic Air Museum at Olympia Regional Airport. This show is put on by the...

Respect the Airplane, Or the Guppy Will Bite You!

Michael Robinson is the newest Flight Engineer aboard NASA’s Super Guppy transport, the bulbous amalgam of 1940’s aviation technology, 1960’s entrepreneurial spirit, and Airbus Industries’ 1970’s answer for moving large airplane parts around Europe.   NASA displayed the sole airworthy...

2011 Aviation Events – My Year In Review

2011 Aviation Events – My Year In Review In 2011, my main focus in aviation photography was to cover the Centennial of Naval Aviation (CONA) from both the air show side of the celebration as well as some day-to-day...

Blue Angels 2011

Every year 11,000,000 people look into the skies at airshows and see six blue and gold F-18s performing precision aerobatics representing the best the United States as well as the Navy and Marines have to offer.  The Blue Angels...

Homecoming in Pensacola

The 2011 Blue Angels Homecoming Airshow was held under bright skies and cool conditions on the Friday and Saturday of Veteran’s Day weekend.  The marquee flying act, as always, was the Blue Angels.  Their homecoming late in the year...