Tagged: T-33

Our T-33 Scrapbook

Photos from the ClassicWarbird.net and Photorecon.net team. The first Lockheed T-33 first flew 73 years ago in March! I heard a story once, a few decades ago, which seems to be apropos here. A few military aircraft enthusiasts were...

Chino’s Planes Of Fame Airshow, 2016 Edition

As many shows as I go to each year, there are none I look forward to more than the Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, California. The POF museum boasts an incredible collection of flyable aircraft. During their annual...

Breitling Jet Team at Sun N Fun 2015

Yannick Diry is an “Engineer”, who watches his jets carefully. In America he would be a simple “A&P Mechanic”, when you are from Europe, you are an “Engineer”. As he explains it, it’s something more than being a mechanic....

The National Championship Air Races 2014

  September. For the majority of the world, this is just another month on the calendar. Usually the harbinger of fall, and with it the beginning of school, cooler weather, the end of summer and depending on location, maybe...

2014 Planes of Fame Airshow

Mooney International: Planes of Fame Air Show 2014  “A Salute to the Mighty Eighth” There really is nothing like the sound that a mass of warbirds firing up brings, or the sound of them flying by at low level...

Luke Days 2014

As has been a tradition for many years, Luke Air Force Base, Glendale, Arizona once again hosted is bi-annual Luke Days open house. And as has been traditionally one of the finest airshows produced, this year was no different....

St. George Jet Blast 2013

The phone rang Friday morning with details of the Classic Jet Aircraft Association’s Jet Blast fly-in that was happening in St. George, Uath that is just up the road from where I live. They have a yearly gathering in...

Colonel (Ret.) Gaillard “Evil” Peck – Bio

Colonel Gail Peck was born at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, the 1st son of Air Corps Lt Gaillard and Lois Peck. He was raised in the military attending school in occupied Japan and the...