Wings Over Houston 2020

2020 have been a very unique year due to the natural disaster we see in the world. We have lots of wild Fires, numerous Hurricanes, Typhoons and than in March we got COvid 19 pandemic. This pandemic pretty much seal all Airshows until we have this drive in concept whereby Airshow goers come into the Read More …

Hornets in Ellington Field

August 2018 , Houston TX This months we caught some very interesting visitors.  CF-188 …. Canadian equivalent of the the F/A-18A/B Legacy hornet from the Royal Canadian Air force. 4 of them was on the tarmac in Ellington Field ( KEFD ) caught them in the best lightning about 2100 hrs in the evening. Also Read More …

Blue Blaster VFA-34 Last Legacy hornet

            Catching Navy CAG bird is always a welcome sight and this week we caught the last VFA-34 Blue Blaster in the F/A-18C Legacy hornet color scheme while she was visiting Ellington Field, KEFD last week.. They will probably be participating in the upcoming RIMPAC 2018 in Hawaii onboard CVN-70 Read More …

Lancers on the deck!

Location: Ellington Field , TX ( KEFD ) Friday: March 2, 2018  Drove over to Ellington Field after work with the intention of meeting a friend and fellow spotter and was quite surprised to see three E/A-18G Growlers sitting on the ramp taking on fuel.  In talking with one of the guys who works the Read More …

Tophatter and Warhawks

Jan 2018 Ellington Field ( KEFD ) Starting January 2018 with the arrival of 11 VFA-14 Tophatter and VFA-97 Warhawks in Ellington Field ( KEFD ), 6 of them stayed in night.           Both units as mentioned is currently station in NAS Leemore, CA part of the US Navy Pacific Fleet. Read More …

Mighty F-4 Phantom Walkaround shots

              The McDonnell Douglas  F-4 Phantom II …. Mighty as it is and MD have built total 5195 units of various variants. This example we are looking into the short nose F-4D painted in the South East Asia camouflage scheme as use during the Vietnam war era. This particular Read More …

Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

                        Fall season also marks the height of Hurricane season for North America area. 2017 marks a year whereby Hurricane Harvey hits the Texas Gulf Coast. Harvey hits landfall right by Corpus Christie on  8-26-2017 as a category 4 Hurricane with winds up to Read More …

Knighthawks Actions

              VFA-136 Knighthawks….. The “Knighthawks” an operational fleet squadron flying the F/A-18E Super Hornet. They are attached to Carrier Air Wing One (CVW-1) and homeported at NAS Lemoore. Their tailcode AB and their radio callsign is Hawk. We were fortunate to caught these Super hornet on the 17th May Read More …

Saints on the ground….

      VFC-13 the Saints base in NAS Fallon, NV came into Ellington Field KEFD 4/22/2017 for a gas and go. This time we get to see the F-5F in the “Top Gun” MIG-28 scheme. There were 2 tiger Camouflage schemed F-5n and the standard white/grey camouflage jet. With the colorful camouflage scheme of Read More …

Ellington Field in the Summer 2016

Ellington Field Situated south of Houston Metroplex houses our F-16C Blk 40 from Oklahoma National Guard protecting our skies in the Gulf. This unique base also gets quite a bit of transient traffic as you can see here with the US Army Chinook, Blackhawks and AH-64E. The gem comes from the capture of those EA-18G 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 …