Tagged: visit

Looking Back, A Visit to LAX in 2007

Mid October, 2007 featured some very low air fares that led me cross country from my New Hampshire home to LAX, for a quick overnight visit. I planned to stay overnight right next to the airport and take the...

A Morning visit to MCAS Yuma.

On May 9th, the United States Marine Corps invited a select few members of the media to the Air Station for an “Open House” of the new faculties that have been built on the base for the latest Marine...

A visit to Kingman Army Airfield Museum 2012

  Kingman is a name that is a part of WWII history, a place where men learned to fight in the skies and then after the war was won, their aircraft were brought there to die.  Everyone has seen...

Visit to a Presidental plane VC-121A – Columbine

Dwight D. Eisenhower’s presidential aircraft. VC-121 Columbine II Air Force One. The presidential call sign was established for security purposes during the administration of Dwight D. Eisenhower. The change stemmed from a 1953 incident where an Eastern Airlines  commercial...

A Visit to the X-15 Crash Site and Memorial

Yesterday I set off on a day trip to discover crash sites of some of the “X” planes that have went down in Southern California’s Mojave Desert. After recording the GPS coordinates from a few different websites I set...

Visit to NAF El Centro

Thanks to Matt and Joe over at Arizona Aviation Photographers(AzAP) Joe and I got to attend the AzAP Photo Call that they had set up with Michelle Dee the Public Affairs Officer of El Centro.

Visit with Orbital Sciences

Our very own Dave Budd was invited out to Mojave Space Port to photograph the Orbital L-1011 known as Stargazer”  This  aircraft is an L-1011 commercial transport aircraft modified to serve as the launch platform for Orbital’s air-launched Pegasus...