October 2020 Spotting in KNFW and KAFW

October Fest sure come fast for 2020. We sure have a lot of actions in terms of Military Aircraft movements, Hurricane Evacuations in addition to our local units and Lockheed Martin traffic. Overall it has been a very busy October given all the visitors and also the 2 major airshow in Ft worth and Houston. Read More …

Hurricane Laura Evacuation 2020

I would like to start our series of Hurricane Evacuation of our military jets and for the year 2020 , we have multiple evacs that is hitting the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Laura hit the gulf coast between Louisiana and Texas border and came inland towards Shreveport LA and thus hitting our global Strike B-52 Read More …

389th FS Tbolts in RAF Lakenheath

F-15E Strike Eagle from 389th Fighter Squadron ( FS ) flew into RAF Lakenheath Airbase in the UK! they are part of the squadron that was deployed under the Operation Inherit Resolve whereby the mission is to work by, with and through regional partners to militarily defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or Read More …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Patrouille de France USA Tour 2017

                    2017 Patrouille de France of the French Air Force was cordially invited to the United States by the United States Air Force (USAF) marking their 70th Anniversary and also the 100th Anniversary for the end of World War 1. The Patrouille Acrobatique de France also Read More …

Greece Last Recce Phantom RF-4E

Phantom Photographers The end of a Phabulous Era   On the 5th of May, the official ceremony of the RF-4E Phantom II retirement took place in the airfield of Larissa. Along with them, 348 Squadron ceased its operation indefinitely after 64 years of existence. George Karavantos visited Larissa, two days before the ceremony and he Read More …