Tagged: US Air Force

144th Fighter Wing F-15 Eagles

The 144th Fighter Wing / 194th Fighter Squadron, of the California Air National Guard, is the US Air Force’s latest F-15 Eagle unit to form. Based in a tight corner of the Fresno / Yosemite International Airport in central...

Air Force Reserve Tankers

When most people read about Military units, the lime light is usually thrown upon the warrior types. In the United States Air Force, the stories normally fall on the fighter pilots and bomber crews, or the adventure types such...

The Red Flag Tanker Flight 14-1

As anyone who is into Military Aviation knows, the Red Flag exercise is held several times a year at Nellis Air Force Base, just north of Las Vegas, NV. It is probably the most media covered exercise each and...

Green Flag 14-2

When you think of Nellis Air Force base, you may think of ‘Las Vegas’, ‘the home of the Thunderbirds’, or even the well known air exercise ‘Red Flag’. However there is another very important training mission conducted here throughout...

50th Anniversary Abbotsford Air Show!

It was August 11th and 12th 1962 when the very first airplanes took to the skies at Abbotsford International for an airshow. Fifty years later the show goes on, attracting demo teams from around the world to perform at...

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...