Tagged: Navy

TF-51D Galveston Gal Lost

About noon on October 23, 2013, TF-51D N4151D Serial 44-73458 of the Lone Star Flight Museum crashed into a bay near Houston Texas.  It had been on a pleasure flight taking a British tourist...

Neil Armstrong’s Champ

In 1946, a 16 year old Neil Armstrong was landing an Aeronca Champ in a field in Ohio. He probably looked out the side window and saw a bright red sun rapidly descending in...

Dawn Blitz 2013 – Air Assault

It’s was a bright typical summer day at Camp Pendleton in sunny Southern California. The Dawn Blitz 2013 Exercise has been taking place since early June. Dawn Blitz 2013 is a multinational exercise that...

Força Aérea Portuguesa

The history of the Força Aérea Portuguesa (FAP – Portuguese Air Force) goes back to 1911 when a balloon company was founded. The first aircraft did not arrive till the early twenties but during...

USS Nimitz Deploys to the Western Pacific

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) with embarked   Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 departed Naval   Air Station North Island, April 19 and will join up...

Draken International

Draken International is a company on the rise.  They provide contract air services for military use and are based at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland Florida.  In simple terms, they can perform...

Peter Boschert Visits NAF Fallon

While attending Red Flag 13-3 at Nellis AFB, I had a chance to meet and talk to Peter Boschert. Peter is a resident of Germany and travels the world and takes some of the most...

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...

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...

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