Ft worth JRB F-35A and F16 Jan 30th

1-30-2017 Jan 2017 and we are getting 77 degree F weather. It was beautiful afternoon with a slight 10 knots west wind. Ft worth JRB was using runway 36 for the entire afternoon which I was praying for when I was there. Right on the dot of 1345hrs we started to see Lightning 5-1 and Read More …

Banzai F-35 part duece…. UAE-F-16 Blk 60, F-16IQ, Spads and Rangers!

December 19th 2016 What a day to be out in NAS Ft worth on this winter afternoon catching all these Lockheed Martin traffic. 1st off came from the UAE F-16 Blk 60. callsign Rocket 3-1 , This F_16 Blk 60 is very weathered in her paint job. However, what a show he gave with brightly 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 …

F-35B Nov 2016 Spotting in Texas!

We are all blessed in November 2016 to get so much F-35 activities in NAS Ft worth JRB. We caught 2 sorties of F-35B on 11-26-2016. 1st sortie came from a delivery flight for the USMC in MCAS Yuma.  This F-35B belongs to the VMFA-121 Green Knights. She came off from the Lockheed Martin hanger 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 …

Israel Air Force F-35A maiden flight 7-25-2016

On Wednesday June 22, the official ceremony to mark the acceptance of the first fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II fighter by the Israeli Air Force took place in  Lockheed Martin plant in Ft Worth ,Texas. The fighter is named F-35I “Adir” The first pair of F-35I (the second is scheduled to leave the assembly line in Read More …

1-15 Spotting in NAS Ft Worth JRB

( Best View on PC or MAC ) Its a beautiful Friday and the weather was sunny and a north breeze of 5 knots . Runway 36 was active. By noon we were greeted with 6 Spads ( 457th FS) F-16and a single VMFA-112 F-18A++ launch. C-130H and C130J from Ropers and Rangers also tearing Read More …

Cowboys & Moonlighters in KNFW 12-1-2015

Cowboy 3-1 and 2 was heard over the radio chatter and here came 2x F-18A++ from our local units VMFA-112 Cowboys. They did instrument approaches and landed on Runway 36. The best thing of this catch came from the Boss bird in full color and also my 1st catches in this markings. T38C from Sheppard Read More …

NAS Ft worth 10-26-2015 Part 1

Vipers and Lightnings! A great day indeed even though 10-26-2015 falls on a Monday.   I manage to get my buddy Andy Ngyuen and we are in the base by 2pm. Winds was out of the North and runway 36 was active …….. Here are the aircraft types we got on that day. Strike 1-1 and Read More …

Drill weekend April 2015 F-35…. Part 3

Caught 2 more F-35 on this faithful weekend … 1st being the F-35A for Luke AFB 12-5056 from 56th FW. She did a couple of option when coming back for runway 36. The Chaser for LMT was the unmarked F-16C Number 87-234. He always do a spectacular take off with full Afterburner as we can 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 …