Last flying T-2 Buckeye Unit …… Hellenic Air Force 120 ATW

120 ATW – Where the last T-2s fly   The Hellenic Air Force’s 120 Air Training Wing (120 Pteriga Ekpedefseos Aeros – PEA) is located at the airport of Kalamata, in the Peloponnese region of Greece. The 120 ATW of the Hellenic Air Force Training Command is tasked with providing the cadets and 2nd Lieutenants Read More …

Hellenic Air Force F-4 Phantom Report

( Article best view on PC or MAC ) PHANTOM PHOREVER  – THE LEGEND LIVES ON This legendary twin engine beast of Mc Donnell Douglas might not be the most versatile and agile fighter of the Hellenic Air Force, but it still remains an essential component of its Tactical Air Force planning. Today, HAF still Read More …

Vought F-8 Crusader Walkaround

NAS Pensacola National Aviation Museum houses a few F-8 of different variants including the fighter and Recon bird. The Recon bird RF-8G belongs to VFP-62 nickname “fighting photos” . VFP-62 is best known as the squadron that took the first low-level photos of the Soviet missile bases in Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis in Read More …

F-106 Delta Dart Walkaround

The Convair F-106 Delta Dart was the primary all-weather interceptor aircraft of the United States Air Force from the 1960s through the 1980s. This example is now preserved in Sacramento Air Museum CA.  She wears the 5th Fighter Interceptor Squadron base in Minot AFB later move to Vance AFB OK and became the current 5th Read More …

F-4C Phantom II Walkaround

Michigan ANG flies the F-106 during the height of Cold war and later transition to the F-4C Phantom II. 171st Fighter Interceptor Squadron spot with the distinct air superiority gloss grey jets with the yellow and black checkerboards.  This aircraft is preserved in Sacramento Air Museum , CA F-4C Overall shots Detail Shots Article by Read More …

A-7E Corsair II Walkaround

US navy uses the Vought A-7E as a light attack strike aircraft for their Carrier Strike group. This aircraft because of its unique shape also known as the SLUF …. short little Ugly fellow! This A-7E is house in NAS Pensacola National Naval Aviation Museum. Flying the VA-46 Clansman Squadron. VA-46 made her last combat Read More …

EA-6B Prowler Walkaround

As we all know, the Mighty Grumman Ironwork’s last Navy workhorse’s days are number. Currently, we have 3 squadrons still in active service by the Marine Corps. This example you see here is Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 4 (VMAQ-4) . The squadron is based at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina and Read More …

Superbowl Sunday flyby by Thunderbirds

5th Feb 2017 Superbowl 51 in Houston NRG Stadium between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons. What a game we had but for us Aviation geeks its all about the fly by. This year we have the honor of the USAF Thunderbirds doing the fly by over the NRG stadium. For the flyby , Read More …

Prowler VMAQ-3 Moondogs in JRB Fr worth

Feb 5th 2017 mark the Superbowl Sunday for fiscal year 2017. We have the New England Patriots fighting up with the Atlanta Falcons.  Airwingspotter was covering a flight of VMAQ-3 Prowlers EA-6B in NAS Ft worth JRB. Word from the “little bird” tell us about the Moondogs was in town and running some local training Read More …

Ft worth JRB F-35A and F16 Jan 30th

1-30-2017 Jan 2017 and we are getting 77 degree F weather. It was beautiful afternoon with a slight 10 knots west wind. Ft worth JRB was using runway 36 for the entire afternoon which I was praying for when I was there. Right on the dot of 1345hrs we started to see Lightning 5-1 and Read More …

Aviation Nation 2016… Nellis AFB

Nellis “Aviation Nation” 2016 Open House               ( Best View by PC or MAC.. ) As the airshow circuit comes to an end for 2016, Nellis AFB sure knows how to end this year’s schedule by having an outstanding static display, and excellent aerial demonstration schedule. Aerial display consisted Read More …

National Naval Aviation Museum , Pensacola FL

National Naval Aviation Museum NAS Pensacola , FL ( Best View in PC or Mac, Cellphone browser may resize the pictures incorrectly)   We make this pilgrimage to Pensacola FL  during Christmas time 2016. Currently the Museum is located inside the NAS Pensacola whereby you can enter with a Pass from the west Gate. They Read More …

Banzai F-35 part duece…. UAE-F-16 Blk 60, F-16IQ, Spads and Rangers!

December 19th 2016 What a day to be out in NAS Ft worth on this winter afternoon catching all these Lockheed Martin traffic. 1st off came from the UAE F-16 Blk 60. callsign Rocket 3-1 , This F_16 Blk 60 is very weathered in her paint job. However, what a show he gave with brightly Read More …

Banzai F35A AX-2, F-16IQ Iraqi, and lots more

NAS Ft worth on Dec 13th 2016, weather was seasonably warm when we were on base watching some Lockheed Martin traffic. We start the day with Japanese F-35A on testing codename AX-2. Callsign Strike 2-1. This will be one of the four Japanese F35A that will be built in Lockheed Martin Ft worth plant. The Read More …