Exercise Dawn Blitz 2017 on-board USS Essex LHD-2

                  Exercise Dawn Blitz is an annual scenario-driven amphibious exercise designed to train and integrate the staffs of Expeditionary Strike Group 3 and 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade. This Exercise started from 10/20 to 10/30 and encompasses international participants including Japan, Peru, Chile and Mexico. The exercise takes Read More …

JBSA (Join Base San Antonio) Airshow 2017

                          Fall of 2017 marks the airshow season and Join Base San Antonio (JBSA) marks my last airshow for fiscal year 2017. This year we have the following acts that made this show very special. C-17 demostration KC-135 demostration MC-130J and CV-22 demostration Read More …

Alliance Ft worth KAFW Oct 2017 spotting fun!!

Fall has come upon us and in no time Turkey holidays and Christmas is up to grasp. We have a lot of military aviation spotting done for the month of September and October and have come up with some interesting catches Go Navy…. We have got some good Navy action especially the Super hornets that Read More …

Athens Flying Week 2017

ATHENS FLYING WEEK 2017 A fairly new European airshow on the calendar each year is the Athens Flying Week in Greece. On 16-17 September 2017, the 6th Athens Flying Week (AFW) airshow took place at Tanagra Air Force Base. This base is located 70 km north of Athens and it’s the home of the Greek Read More …

Wings Over Houston 2017

      2017 spot a very special year for Wings over Houston held in Ellington Field , TX.  I would rate this as the premier Airshow in the Texas region which in the past have always have very unique displays and performer. 2017 is no exception and the highlights of the performer are as Read More …

NAS Ft worth JRB 9-23/24 weekend

Fall is officially starting with State Fair of Texas starting this Fri. Last Sat and Sun was pretty good for Aviation spotting in NAS Ft worth JRB ( KNFW ) 457th FS was out on deployment in Oregon doing DACT training and coming home from deployment. We caught 7 of the 8 F-16 that was Read More …

Jesolo Airshow, Italy

Jesolo Airshow is held once a year on the waterfront nearby Venice, Italy.  For 2017,  2 days of Spectacular Aviation display from many European countries was held on August 26th and 27th. Since this is an airshow on the waterfront, Aircraft participating in the show is being stage at Istrana Airbase nearby.  This year there Read More …

Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

                        Fall season also marks the height of Hurricane season for North America area. 2017 marks a year whereby Hurricane Harvey hits the Texas Gulf Coast. Harvey hits landfall right by Corpus Christie on  8-26-2017 as a category 4 Hurricane with winds up to Read More …

On board CVN-74 USS Stennis Carrier Ops

                USS Stennis CVN-74 was commissioned on 9 December 1995 at Naval Station Norfolk, Va, and she conducted flight deck certification in January 1996. She takes the name of senator John C. Stennis of Mississippi and is the 7th Nimitz class Aircraft Carrier for the US Navy and is currently home Read More …

RIAT 2017

RIAT 2017 “Made in Heaven, tattooed on Earth” During the third weekend of July, the gates of the RAF base in Fairford opened once again for the lucky visitors of this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo. 160.000 people were gathered to witness one of the best aviation feasts in Europe. Let the show begin… A Read More …

Vampires and Spads

July 8th 2017 The Typical Dallas Summer of 105 degree F and high humidity made this hot and muggy Saturday. We were brave enough to challenge this heat and venture to NAS JRB Ft worth ( KNFW ) to do some plane spotting. We were very fortunate to have our local squadron 301st FW “Spads” Read More …

Hellenic Air Force Deltas

Hellenic Air Force Deltas In March 1985, the Greek government announced the purchase of 36 single-seat and 4 two-seat Mirage 2000s in addition to the procurement of the F-16C/D Block 30. The base which was selected to operate the new aircraft was 114 Combat Wing, based in Tanagra AB, which was already operating the other Read More …