RAAF McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A/B Hornet multi-role fighters have graced Australian skies since 1985 and more recently have seen plenty of combat service in the Middle East but are coming to the end of their service life. It will be sad to see the “Classic Hornets” go in the next few years as they are replaced by… Read More Avalon Australian International Airshow 2019 Hornets Nest!
Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada is home to numerous USAF squadrons so plenty of interesting and diverse aircraft were on static display at Aviation Nation 2016 including combat aircraft, aggressor aircraft, training aircraft, electronic reconnaissance aircraft and helicopters. The USAF, US Army, US Coast Guard and private training providers such as Draken International all had aircraft… Read More Aviation Nation 2016: 75 Years of Airpower – Part II
Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington state opened its gates on June 25th, 2016 for a great open house. Whidbey Island is the home of the US Navy Electronic Attack Wing Pacific and Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 10. Entering the base you soon see row upon row of US Navy Lockheed P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft and Boeing E/A-18G… Read More NAS Whidbey Island Open House 2016