Tagged: Maine

Pease Greeters Welcome Their 600th Flight

The Portsmouth International Airport at Pease has earned its’ International”  moniker hundreds of times over during the past eight years.  The location of the airport in New Hampshire’s Seacoast region  (and near the Maine and Massachusetts coastlines too) is...

The U.S. Navy’s Connection With Fixed Wing Air Tankers

After World War II ended, an abundance of surplus military aircraft found their way into the fledgling aerial firefighting industry. The combination of a large payload and the high performance of many bombers, attack aircraft, and transports allowed enterprising...

Boston-Portsmouth Air Show 2010

The Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, a former Strategic Air Command base in southeastern New Hampshire, is about an hour’s drive up I-95 from Boston.  Long gone are the FB-111As and KC-135As of the active Air Force, the base...