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    Watch: Grumman F-14 Tomcat Type Transition Training at NAS Miramar

    The film “F-14 Tomcat Air Combat Maneuvering” was a promotional film made during the mid-1970s  by Grumman and Aerolog Productions. The Grumman F-14A Tomcat is of course heavily featured and its capabilities explained in detail, but another great thing about the film is the look it gives us of Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar back […] More

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    Enola Gay: The Story of the Most Historic Boeing B-29

    There once was a B-29 Superfortress bomber known to entire generations of Americans. That B-29, actually a B-29-45-MO, Army Air Forces serial number 44-86292, was built not by Boeing, but by the Glenn L. Martin Company at its plant in Bellevue, Nebraska. By no means unique but certainly rare, 44-86292 was one of the first […] More

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    The Six: Convair’s F-106 Delta Dart Was The Ultimate Interceptor

    AUTHOR’S NOTE: Because the Delta Dart was the Ultimate Interceptor we couldn’t stop at just one piece about the Six. Part Deux- The Ultimate Interceptor Trivia beckons right here. First flown on 26 December 1956 at Edwards Air Force Base (AFB), the Convair F-106 Delta Dart was the ultimate all-weather air defense interceptor. Not (usually) […] More

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    The DC-10: This Wide Body Jetliner Never Shook Its Bad Reputation

    The DC-10 was the first commercial jetliner built by McDonnell Douglas after the merger between McDonnell Aircraft Corporation and Douglas Aircraft Company in 1967. The McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 jetliner flew for the first time on 29 August 1970. The first two airlines to order the new jumbo, American Airlines and United Airlines, ordered 25 and […] More

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    Watch: Take a Ride In the Time Machine Back to the Roosevelt and CVW-1

    Like a time machine, this footage of Carrier Air Wing ONE (CVW-1) operating from the aircraft carrier USS Franklin D Roosevelt (CVA-42) during the carrier’s 1964 Mediterranean Sea deployment takes anyone who has ever served on a carrier deck back to the days of Phantoms, Crusaders, Scooters, Stoofs with Roofs, and Whales. The film is […] More

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    Watch: VAW-124 Bear Aces Just Ace Their 2017 OIR Deployment

    Carrier Airborne Early Warning squadron ONE TWO FOUR (VAW-124) Bear Aces deployed with the rest of Carrier Air Wing EIGHT (CVW-8) aboard the Nimitz-class carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) between 21 January 2017 and 21 August 2017. The Bear Aces put together a cruise video from footage shot during their 2017 deployment. It’s a […] More

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    Watch: Heavy Bombers Thunder Over EAA AirVenture 2018

    EAA AirVenture 2018 is but a fond memory, but the impressive aerial sights and sounds from the Fly-In are still available to us. The B-29 Doc and the B-17 Yankee Lady participated in the daily warbird show on Friday July 27th. Our friends at AirshowStuff were there and captured this awesome footage of the two […] More

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