Alliance Ft Worth Airshow 2018

2018 marked a very wet Fall and we have many rainy days in the October month.  Fortunately we have one good day for the airshow and on this Sunday we have variable clouds and eventually open up to be a very nice day for airshow. Alliance was fortunate to get 2 jet demonstration team including Read More …

September 2018 in JRB and Alliance Airport

Fall of 2018 comes real quick and this year we get hit with quite a bit of rain in this September month of 2018. We get mostly Southerly winds during this time of the year and with the moisture and clouds. Aviation spotting for NAS Ft worth JRB ( KNFW) and Ft worth Alliance Airport Read More …

Sidewinders and Stingers in KAFW

June 1st , 2018 marks a very hot Friday in Ft Worth Alliance Airport ( KAFW ). Under this extreme Texas summer heat of 100 degrees or more, we were presented with Superhornets F/A-18E from NAS Leemore, CA. 1st superhornet came in as Callsign “Fist 1-1” dashing through the north end for runway 16R , Read More …

VMFT-401 Snipers in KAFW ( 2-4-2018)

VMFT-401 ” Snipers” is the Marine Corps only “Adversary or Aggressor ” Squadron in service.  Currently located at MCAS Yuma AZ. This small unit flies the Northrop F-5n Tiger II with aircraft painted in the Eastern Bloc type adversarial Camouflage pattern.  Most of these F-5n were ex-Swiss Air Force aircraft and the reason for choosing Read More …

Alliance Ft worth KAFW Oct 2017 spotting fun!!

Fall has come upon us and in no time Turkey holidays and Christmas is up to grasp. We have a lot of military aviation spotting done for the month of September and October and have come up with some interesting catches Go Navy…. We have got some good Navy action especially the Super hornets that Read More …

VFA-143 Pukin Dogs and VMFA-112 Hornets

3/25/2017 kAFW Ft worth Alliance Airport, TX             A typical Spring Sat whereby Ft worth Alliance Airport ( AFW ) gets her typical weekend traffic. We saw quite a bit of Navy transient traffic came by AFW on Friday with at least 8 F-18E/F mixed from VFA-41 Black Aces and Read More …

Phantom Forever in TX

Ft Worth Alliance Airport KAFW hosted the Phantom QF-4E from 82nd ATRS twice in October for the Airshow and a flyby for the Texas Motor speedway in November. Getting twice appearance in 2 months is phenomenal not to mention that all these beautiful jest will be retired from the USAF inventory by December. Airshow Appearance Read More …

Ft Worth Alliance Airshow 2016

    ( Site best view in PC or MAC ) Fall is here with Football season , State Fair of Texas and best of all Ft Worth Alliance Airshow. This year we have a good lineup of performance from the Military. The main highlights of the performer comes from the USAF Thunderbird and US Read More …

NAS Ft worth and Alliance Airport Ft worth 4-30-2016

Spotting day on 4-30-2016 Pages best view on PC and MAC Weather was quite gloomy with lots of clouds in the morning and we got a good north wind meaning runway 34 or 36 on both airports.  I started by checking out KAFW Ft Worth Alliance and got a greeting of 2x F-15C from 122FS Read More …

9-11 KNFW Spotting

  This is not a typical Fri since it is 9-11 … my wingman Bill Havel came up to visit from Houston area for the upcoming Alliance Airshow for the Sat and Sun. That day happen to have an extraordinary traffic in NAS Ft worth ( JRB)  Bill caught lots of 457th FS SPads F-16 Read More …

Alliance Airshow 2015

Alliance airshow also means the cooler weather here in Dallas Ft Worth area. The slight north winds get us having runway 34 as active which I think is favorable for photography since we can catch those aircraft touching down.  This year we got the Blue Angels, ACC F-22A Tactical Demonstration, Breitling Demo team as the Read More …

Alliance Ft worth , Hornets and Texans!! 5-31-15

DFW area have been hammered by rain and storm in spring… After 5 weeks of rain we finally got a window of sunny day. This faithful Sunday was no exception with 85 degreeF temperature and a good north wind at 8 mph. As I approach the tower, I could see a row of T-6A and Read More …

Alliance Airport Talon Actions! 2/7/2015

KAFW usually have some good actions in the weekends. This Saturday at least 6 T-38C from Sheppard and Randolph AFB. Also quite a few T-6A Texan II that belongs to the Navy with a F tailcode from NAS Pensacola. When I was there 4 of the T38C have their canopy up so I decided to Read More …