4-7-2017 Spotting Eagles, Falcons, Lightning, Sentry, Hornets, Herki birds!

4-7-2017 marks a milestone for 2017. This day of the month usually means my annual Aviation spotting ( Birthday aircraft spotting day)  and this time is like no other I was out in NAS Ft worth spotting on this beautiful Texas Spring day. F-35A for the Israeli Air Force was out testing from Lockheed Martin. 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 …

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 …

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 August 2016 Japanese and Israeli F-35A

NAS Ft worth ( KNFW) Military aircraft spotting in August. Lockheed Martin (LMT) have been very busy crunching out those F-35 Lightning. After a week of rain and thunderstorm, we finally got some clear weather and LMT took these clear weather for some intensive F35 testing. First being the Israeli F-35I (Adir) in Hebrew  denotes Read More …

355th FS and 93rd FS Deployment 4-26-2016

355th FS is an active-duty associate unit administratively assigned to the 495th Fighter Group and operates aircraft assigned to the Air Force Reserve Command’s 301st Fighter Wing. Currently they are deployed with 93rd FS ” Makos” base in Homestead Reserve Base in Florida. We were fortunate to have caught 8 of the deployment F-16C Blk Read More …

NAS Ft worth JRB Drill weekend 4-2-2016

          ( SITE BEST VIEW IN PC OR MAC ) 301st FW conduct their drill weekend and this faithful Saturday started with a visit to the local Ft Worth Alliance Airport KAFW. The morning was quiet on the tarmac but there sits 3x VMFA-112 Cowboys F-18A++ and a Single VFA-122 F-18E. 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 …

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 …

Hogs , Vipers, Herki Birds and Lightnings! 12-8-2015

( Article best view on a PC or Mac ) KNFW in Dec 8th 2015 was no exception. We got a visiting unit 357th FS flying the mighty A-10C based at Davis Monthan AFB. 4x A-10C came in on 12/4/2015 and stayed for a week for drill here in NAS Ft worth JRB. The A-10 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 …

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 …

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 …