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 …

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 …

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 …

New British F-35B and Iraqi F-16IQ

( Article best view on PC or MAC ) Nov 21st 2016 KNFW ( Nas Ft Worth) We caught 2 seperate testing of the British F-35B designated BK-08 . She did a 1430hrs launch with Lockheed   Martin F-16C Chaser. Callsign Strike 2-1 and 2-2 respectively. SVTOL Take off from runway 18 and came back in Read More …

NAS Ft worth August 2016 Japanese and Israeli F-35A

NAS Ft worth ( KNFW) Military aircraft spotting in August. Lockheed Martin (LMT) have been very busy crunching out those F-35 Lightning. After a week of rain and thunderstorm, we finally got some clear weather and LMT took these clear weather for some intensive F35 testing. First being the Israeli F-35I (Adir) in Hebrew  denotes Read More …

KNFW 12-17-2015

                Site best view on PC or MAC This Faithful day before Christmas of 2015, we got some great actions right at NAs Ft worth JRB.  Lockheed Martin have 2 flights of F-35 including a delivery flight for the 61st FS in Luke AFB. Winds was a breeze Read More …

Randolph AFB Arrival Spotting

Randolph AFB 10/20/2015 For their 2015 air show, Randolph AFB had a pretty impressive line-up of static display aircraft scheduled to participate. It was this alone that compelled me to make the drive to San Antonio in hopes of catching some arrivals the day before the air show itself, which was held October 31 and Read More …

MCAS Miramar Airshow Static Display

                I am always fascinated with “Fightertown USA” or as we all know  NAS Miramar. The tune of ” danger zone ” still lingers in my ear when Miramar is mentioned. F-14 on the deck and Aggressors F-5 and A-4 doing the aerial dance of dogfight. TImes have Read More …

MCAS Beaufort 2015 Part 3…….. Static Display

Static Display in an Airshow have always been neglected again and again. Most Magazines, blogs just focus on the flying stuff. But as a Scale Aviation modeller we look at the details of each aircraft ….. Here you have it…. MCAS Beaufort 2015… Static display for this East Coast Fightertown or the Marines Hornet’s Nest……. 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 …

Aussie F35A, Weapon School F35A, Iraqi F-16D Blk 52+ and Spads

12-16-2014 NAS Ft Worth. A great day to be spotting with a northerly breeze of 6 mph . Active runway on 36. This great day started with 2 F-16D Iraqi Blk 52+ preparing for their delivery flight to AZ. they came out and using Taxiway to get to active at 36. took off one at Read More …

NAS Ft worth 10-19-2013

This Saturday have been a perfect weekend… bright sunshine and in the 60degree .. nice northerly breeze and all runway active on 35.  have an Airshow in KAFW Alliance and also plan on meeting a friend from Switzerland Yannick.  Made the long drive to JRB and metup with Yannick by Walmart parking lot.  Lighting 11 Read More …