Tinker AFB , OK 2017 Open House

May 20th and 21st marked the open house for Tinker AFB, OK named Star Spangled Salute Airshow. Tinker AFB located in central Oklahoma by MIdwest City. Tinker is the headquarters of the Air Force Materiel Command’s (AFMC) Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center (OC-ALC), which is the worldwide manager for a wide range of aircraft, engines, Read More …

VMFA-312 Checkerboards in KNFW 6-12-2016

            Article best view in PC or MAC VMFA-312 Checkerboard based out of MCAS Beaufort. This Marine Attack/Fighter Squadron flies the F-18C and F-18A++ Legacy Hornet. Checkerboard was shore base in MCAS Iwakuni Japan early this year and recently been reassign to CVW-17 with the NA tail code. We also Read More …

NAS Fallon report 4-2016

( SITE BEST VIEW ON PC or MAC ) NAS Fallon (KNFL) about 70 miles east of Reno NV houses the Naval Strike Air Warfare Center (NSAWC) which is currently being change to Naval Air Warfare Development Center NAWDC. This mighty warfare center consists of Naval Strike Warfare Center (NSWC), the Naval Fighter Weapon School Read More …

Ellington Field 2-28-2016

Site Best View on PC or MAC Sunday Feb 28-2016 was a great day for spotting. Partly sunny skies with moderate winds out of the south made for some comfortable temps here in south Texas. Just about perfect for shooting the F/A-18C Hornet from VFA-15 Valions that was on the ramp. As I was making Read More …

MCAS Beaufort 2015 Part 2 —MAGTF Demo

MAGTF Demo One of the scheduled performers for this show that really drew my attention was the MAGTF (Marine Air-Ground Task Force) demo. After reading the impressive list of aircraft that would participate, and never having seen one before, I was really looking forward to it. The MAGTF can be utilized in a variety of Read More …

NAS Fallon Part 4 Carrier Air Wing 17

Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW-17), is a United States Navy aircraft carrier air wing based at Naval Air Station Lemoore, California. The air wing is attached to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson CVN-70 . CVW-17 began its first regular deployment on the Vinson to the Western Pacific and the Indian Ocean on 30 November Read More …

NAS Fallon Part 3 NSAWC Top Gun

NSAWC The Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center (NSAWC, pronounced “EN-SOCK”) at Naval Air Station Fallon located in the city of Fallon in western Nevada is the center of excellence for naval aviation training and tactics development. NSAWC provides service to aircrews, squadrons and air wings throughout the United States Navy through flight training, academic Read More …