EXERCISE INIOCHOS 2018

Greece Multi-National Air Excercise On March 12 to 23, the Hellenic Air Force hosted a medium-sized multinational exercise named Iniochos at the base of 117 Combat Wing in Andravida, home of the Greek Phantoms. In this exercise the HAF along with other six participating Air Forces took advantage of some of the most suitable and Read More …

VAQ-129 Vikings in Waco TX!

VAQ-129 Vikings                 We will be covering the VAQ-129 participation for the Waco Heart of Texas 2018 Airshow. This year we have mainly US Navy participation for this airshow and we are so thrilled to see 2x E/A-18G from VAQ-129 base at NAS Whidbey Island, WA. VAQ-129 also Read More …

Waco Airshow 2018

2018 Heart of Texas Airshow in Waco, TX This year will go down in history to be the most gloomy Airshow I have been since for both days we have cloud ceiling not more than 800 ft. Its Spring time in Texas and we are getting wind chill as low as in the 35 degree Read More …

Red Flag 2018-1

Red Flag 18-1         The 1st Flag for 2018 at Nellis AFB started from Jan 29th to Feb 16 2018. This flag have quite a good foreign participation including Royal Air Force no. 11 Squadron Typhoon FGR4, Voyager tanker and Royal Australian Air Force No. 6 Squadron, E/A-18G Growler Amberley Airbase.  For Read More …

Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum

Wings Over the Rockies is located on 2 hangers from Lowry AFB. This museum houses more than 50 Military and Civilian aircraft on display. We will be mainly focusing on all the military exhibits in details. EA-6B Prowler from VAQ-134 ” Garudas”  500-163886 F-14A Tomcat VF-211 Checkmates 102-159829 FB-111 68-0287 EB-57E Canberra  55-4293 Electronic Warfare Read More …

RSAF F-16 visit to KNFW

            Republic of Singapore Air Force ( RSAF ) have been training in Luke AFB since 1993 as 425th Fighter Squadron ( 425th FS ) ” Black Widows ” .  Initially Singapore lease some F-16C Blk 42 but the program have since ended and currently, they are flying F-16C/D Blk Read More …

Lancers on the deck!

Location: Ellington Field , TX ( KEFD ) Friday: March 2, 2018  Drove over to Ellington Field after work with the intention of meeting a friend and fellow spotter and was quite surprised to see three E/A-18G Growlers sitting on the ramp taking on fuel.  In talking with one of the guys who works the Read More …

“Snipers” in KAFW,TX

1st Saturday of the month ( 2018-3-3 ) which also means Drill weekend for our local 301stFW “Spads” .. Spads did not fly on this Sat and our attention was sway towards Ft Worth Alliance Airport ( KAFW) which presented us with 6 VMFT-401 Snipers F-5n Marine Adversary Squadrons. This is the 3rd time I Read More …

NAS Fallon 2-2018

Naval Air Station Fallon is US Navy’s premier tactical air warfare center specializing in Air to Air and Air to ground training. Due to the vast size of the nearby ranges, 80% of all Navy munitions dropped in training is done in NAS Fallon. This is also the only Navy airbase that could house an Read More …

VMFT-401 Snipers in KAFW ( 2-4-2018)

VMFT-401 ” Snipers” is the Marine Corps only “Adversary or Aggressor ” Squadron in service.  Currently located at MCAS Yuma AZ. This small unit flies the Northrop F-5n Tiger II with aircraft painted in the Eastern Bloc type adversarial Camouflage pattern.  Most of these F-5n were ex-Swiss Air Force aircraft and the reason for choosing Read More …

Ft Worth Alliance Airport actions 2-2018

On this Spring day ( 2-17-2018)  Ft worth Alliance Airport ( KAFW ) typical weekend of military traffic coming through this airport. Our local units VMFA-112 ( Cowboys ) have 2x F/A-18A++ doing some training . We were lucky to have caught them launch in the afternoon, recover after about 1.5 hours and later did Read More …

Aerospace Singapore 2018

Singapore Aerospace 2018 was held in Changi International Airport in Feb 2018 in conjunction with the Republic of Singapore ( RSAF ) Airforce 50 years Anniversary. This year RSAF painted 2 of their F-15SG in the 50th Anniversary Scheme whereby One aircraft was put on static display while the other did an aerial demonstration with Read More …

Tophatter and Warhawks

Jan 2018 Ellington Field ( KEFD ) Starting January 2018 with the arrival of 11 VFA-14 Tophatter and VFA-97 Warhawks in Ellington Field ( KEFD ), 6 of them stayed in night.           Both units as mentioned is currently station in NAS Leemore, CA part of the US Navy Pacific Fleet. Read More …

Tomcats Forever 2017

                December 21st 47 years ago marks the birth of our beloved F-14 ” Tomcat”.  F-14 would be “Grumman Ironwork’s” last Navy Fighters of our time. An Iconic symbol of Naval Aviation at its prime when “Maverick ” and “Goose” made their debut in the 1980s movie “Top Read More …

Ft Worth Alliance Airshow 2017

Ft Worth Alliance have this Annual Airshow in the Fall…. 2017 is no exceptions and we finally have some time to work on the backlog of pictures we have for the Fall Airshow time frame. This year Ft Worth Alliance’s flying schedule was kind of weak. We have the Blue Angels, USAF F-16 Demo on Read More …

Aviation Nation 2017

On November 11-12, the annual Nellis Airshow, or Aviation Nation as it is more popularly known, took place in one of the biggest bases of the USAF, located in Las Vegas. This year’s main theme was the celebration of the USAF’s 70th anniversary and the show attracted around 200,000 visitors over the weekend. For this Read More …

2017 Overview

2017 Airwingspotter.com started  with a lot of local spotting activities  in NAS Ft Worth KNFW. The early spring gets us some local traffic from the base including F-35 testing jets from Lockheed Martin Plant and our local squadron namely 301st FW “Spads” and VMFA-112 “Cowboys” The summer we welcome some Oregon F-15C, EA-18G from VX-9 Read More …

Tactical Demonstration team schedule 2018

2018 Tactical demonstration team schedule USAF F-22A Raptor March 17: MCAS Yuma Airshow – Yuma, AZ March 24-25: Los Angeles County Airshow – Lancaster, CA March 24: Riverside Airshow – Riverside, CA April 3-8: FIDAE 2018 – Santiago, Chile April 28-29: Beale Air Show – Beale AFB, CA May 5-6: JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Open House – Read More …