Afghanistan Mi-17V5 and Growlers!

3/23/2017 Ellington Field ( KEFD)  TX was bustling with transient traffic one this Houston TX springtime day. On the tarmac of KEFD we were presented with this Afghanistan Mi-17V5 “HIP” , under the 838th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group, 801st Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron, Shindand Airbase , Afghanistan.     At about 1800hrs, we get a Read More …

Ellington Field Dawn visit ( June 2016)

Ellington Field June visit 2016 ( Best view in PC or Mac) The month of June 2016 has been a rather interesting one.  Intel wise it has been pretty quiet.  On the flip side it has opened a new chapter: night photography.  Not to be deterred by the lack of intel, I’d periodically stop by 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 …

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 …

Dyess AFB 2015 Open House

Big Country Airfest 2015 was held in Dyess AFB Abilene Texas. Home of the 7th Bomb Wing flying the B-1B Lancer and 317th Airlift Group C-130J. Both belongs to the Air combat command. This airshow was very unique with a B-1B with US Army AH-64D, UH-60L tactical demo and C-130J para drop demo. This is Read More …