KEFD Hornets and Viper 8/26

                    Ellington Field ( KEFD) : 8-26-2015  It having been just a little over a month since I’d seen some military traffic come through KEFD, I was pretty excited about the prospect that some fast movers were to be stopping by.  Shortly after arriving I heard Read More …

The Last of the Phantoms!! KEFD July 24th 2015

July 24, 2015:  When I received some intel Thursday afternoon about an F-4 stopping by for some fuel early the next morning I had a strong suspicion as to which one it might be and did not want to miss it for anything.  I arrived at Farley Road on the north side of the field Read More …

KEFD spotting 7-18-2015

7/18/2015:  KEFD had some nice visitors this past weekend.  First up was a pair of VAQ-209 Growlers; call signs Vader21 and 22.  They are the Star Warriors whose mascot is Darth Vader and are based out of NAS Whidbey Island in Washington State.  They arrived Friday evening, spent the night and took on some fuel Read More …

Ellington Field, TX 6-9-2015

Ellington Field: June 9, 2015       A friend told me there was a C-5C from Travis AFB on the ramp that was supposed to stay over-night.  Hearing this I had to make the trip over since a C-5 is a very rare visitor.  And, it’s the last C-5C in Travis’ inventory which made it all Read More …

Fist of the Fleet VFA25 and Tulsa Alert Vipers

Hungry for some jet noise, I made the trip over to EF in hopes of catching a few Super Hornets from VFA-25 that I heard were to be stopping by for some fuel. Upon arrival I parked at the FedEx complex south of the base along HWY 3. Within 20-25 minutes or so the first Read More …

Ellington Field Harrier and Vipers in Feb

This past Friday, Feb 13th, I heard a A/V-8B Harrier from VMA-311 Tomcats was supposed to stop by Ellington in the late afternoon / early evening. Upon arrival I drove onto the base and scouted the ramp to see if it was already there.  No, it wasn’t.  That was potential good news as I was Read More …

VMAQ-3 Moon Dogs in TX

Ellington Field: 1-25-2015 What an exceptional day this was for spotting. It was a cloudless sky, with bright sun and mild morning (mid 50s to 60) temps; perfect for photography. Not only did I have the opportunity to photograph one of my favorite subjects (EA-6B Prowlers), I was also going to shoot a unit I Read More …

Scooters in Houston!

Airwingspotter.com 1st jet spotting for 2015 come from these Scooters in Ellington Field.. I made a trip down to Ellington Field as a fellow friend and spotter alerted me that two ex-Kiwi (RNZAF – Royal New Zealand Air force) A-4Ks from Draken International were there for a gas-n-go.  It turned out they were on their Read More …