Tagged: Lieutenant

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 Flight and retiring from the...

Airborne Early Warning Squadron 116 (VAW 116) “Sun Kings”

The E-2C Hawkeye is the United States Navy’s all-weather, carrier-capable tactical airborne early warning aircraft. The main functions of the E-2 are to provide airborne early warning and command and control capabilities for all aircraft-carrier battle groups. It also...

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)...