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 …

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 …

Hurricane Mathew evacuation to NAS Ft worth

( Article Best view on PC or MAC) Hurricane season usually hit East Coast this time of the year and 2016 is no exception with the onslaught of Mathew projected to hit Florida on Friday 10-7-2016.  Our East Coast Squadrons was evacuated to NAS Ft worth. Notable units come from NAS Jacksonville. Our Navy’s latest 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 …

Air Power Expo 2016 in NAS Ft worth

Air power Expo 2016 ( Site best View in PC or MAC) Nowadays with the budget cuts and all, our local NAS Ft worth gets the Airshow once every year. Fortunately, 2016 gets the Air power Expo. This year we have got some pretty good static display namely B-52H from Barkesdale AFB, EA-18G from  VAQ-209, 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 …

F-15C new TALON hate pod

We spotted the F-15C in Dec carrying the new TALON Hate pod that will effectively increase the capabilities of our 3rd generation fighters like the F-15, F-18 and F16.  Initially we thought this is just an IRST sensor pod but seems there is a lot more capabilities in the pod configurations. Please read here for Read More …

KNFW 12-17-2015

                Site best view on PC or MAC This Faithful day before Christmas of 2015, we got some great actions right at NAs Ft worth JRB.  Lockheed Martin have 2 flights of F-35 including a delivery flight for the 61st FS in Luke AFB. Winds was a breeze Read More …

Drill weekend 12-4-2015 301st FW

12-4-2015 Drill weekend for 301st FW. ( SPADS)           This December Drill weekend goes with 2 sortie one in the morning and another in the afternoon.  We spot 3 types of callsign namely, Spads, Mustang and Beast. 2 flights was coming in to land when they do the Tac Initial on 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 …

Spads return from Red Flag 15-4

Its a weekend of fun as you have seen, Fri 8-28th we got 19 Mako 93rd FS flew into NAS Ft worth JRB to shelter from Tropical Storm Erika. Word that 2 to 3 more including the Wing King suppose to fly in Saturday at 11am. Well! the over enthusiast spotter like me took the Read More …

Drill weekend 4-2015 Part IV Iraqi Vipers

                  Iraqi ordered a total of 36 F-16IQ . The F-16IQ as being reported have degraded “export” weapon system whereby they will not have the full capability of an actual F-16C Blk 52. Exactly what America is selling Iraq when it comes to arming their new F-16IQs 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 …

Iraqi F-16C Blk 52, Marines F-35C, Spads F16C , T6 and C130

1st Saturday of the month which also means Drill weekend for the 301st FW of our local F-16C Squadron Spads.  We made the late morning drive to NAS Ft worth and was greeted with radio chatter of Cowboy F-18A coming in to land. This was followed by F-16C engine powering up with call sign we Read More …