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 …

F-15C 122nd FS from NAS New Orleans

                          122nd Fighter Squadron Louisiana ANG unit assigned to 159th Operation Group base in JRB Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, Louisiana. They use to fly the mighty spooks F-4 Phantom before switching to the current F-15C. They bare the name Read More …

KEFD Hornets and Viper 8/26

                    Ellington Field ( KEFD) : 8-26-2015  It having been just a little over a month since I’d seen some military traffic come through KEFD, I was pretty excited about the prospect that some fast movers were to be stopping by.  Shortly after arriving I heard Read More …

The Last of the Phantoms!! KEFD July 24th 2015

July 24, 2015:  When I received some intel Thursday afternoon about an F-4 stopping by for some fuel early the next morning I had a strong suspicion as to which one it might be and did not want to miss it for anything.  I arrived at Farley Road on the north side of the field 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 …

VMAQ-3 Moon Dogs in TX

Ellington Field: 1-25-2015 What an exceptional day this was for spotting. It was a cloudless sky, with bright sun and mild morning (mid 50s to 60) temps; perfect for photography. Not only did I have the opportunity to photograph one of my favorite subjects (EA-6B Prowlers), I was also going to shoot a unit I Read More …