Climbing Heavy Weight

January 22, 2019  •  1 Comment
Captain Katie Higgins (USMC) begins to pull the Blue Angels ' C-130 " Fat Albert " into what will be a 45 degree climb during MCAS Cherry Point's 2016 twilight airshow. United States Marine Corps Blue Angels Lockheed C-130T Hercules 164763 "Fat Albert" Pilots, Captain Katie Higgins Prints available HERE
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USAF Heritage Flight 2005

January 17, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
USAF Heritage Flight consisting of a QF-4E Phantom II in the lead, two F-86 Sabres on the wings and an F-16 Fighting Falcon in the slot. United States Air Force USAF Heritage Flight McDonnell Douglas QF-4E Phantom II 72-1490 / TD 82nd Arial Target Squadron, 53rd Weapons Evalution Group Pilot, Lt.Col. Jerry "Jive" Kerby Wyatt "Pigdog" Ful...
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Corsair Clearing Turn

January 16, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
John Fuentes clearing the runway at the beginning of the FG-1D Corsair' s portion of the 2018 Warbirds Over Monroe airshow. United States Navy Vought (Goodyear) FG-1D Corsair 92508/31 Ex-Navy BuNo. 92508 VF-17 "Jolly Rogers, Original Pilot, Ray Beacham Pilot, John "Glenn" Fuentes Owner, Military Aviation Museum Prints available HERE...
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Aerial Grunnery Training

July 11, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
The North American AT-6/SNJ Texan was an advanced trainer used to train most Allied pilots, that flew single engine aircraft in World War II. But, the AT-6/SNJ Texan wasn't used solely as a trainer for pilots. Gunners were also trained in the back seats of Texans equipped with back-seats that rotated to face rearward, a flexible.30 machine gun moun...
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MXS Monday-5-30-16

May 30, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
MXS Monday! We're changing it up a bit today, going from Mustang Monday to MXS Monday. The MXS is a single seat high performance aerobatic aircraft, designed and built by MX Aircraft in North Carolina. The airframe is built entirely of light, strong carbon-fiber. The MXS weighs in at just under 1200lbs. and is stressed to +/-14 G's. In th...
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