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A National Treasure – Memorial Day, 2015

There exists a multitude of ways to measure the wealth of a nation. Gross domestic product is probably the most common. Land mass and area could be another. Perhaps even the gold a country keeps. However, of all the...

TransNorthern Aviation, Flying Alaska On Demand

According to the Alaskan Department of Transportation, 82% of towns and communities in their state are not connected by roads, and only 2% of the state’s land mass is accessible by roadway. Little wonder then that there are over...

Memphis Belle On Memorial Day

The early morning fog is thick, heavy and low hanging. It blankets the fields in a gray mist dense enough to block the early morning sun as it creeps over the eastern horizon. The fog touches everything, and when...

National Championship Air Races 2013

The period beginning in the early 1930’s and culminating in the late 1940’s saw the most dramatic advancement of the aircraft in history. At the hands of designers and engineers such as Dutch Kindelberger, Lee Atwood, Don Berlin, Howard...

EC-121T Warning Star, The Newest Yank

On January 14, 2012 just before noon the only flight-worthy EC-121 Warning Star throttled up its four 18-cylinder R3350’s and sent this Connie barreling down Camarillo’s runway; destination:  Yanks Air Museum, Chino airport.  Sliding the four throttles forward symbolized...

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)...