History On The Flight Line

POSTED IN Featured Articles / February 1st, 2016
History On The Flight Line

The Lyon Air Museum on Saturday January 30, 2016 held its first “History On The Flight Line” event featuring a P-51 Mustang owned and operated by Dr. Ken Wagner, T-28B owned and operated by Capt. Dan Hill, FM-2 Hellcat provided by the CAF at Cable Airport, CA and a L-19 Bird Dog join the museum’s aircraft on the ramp.    […]

Young Eagles Take Flight

POSTED IN Featured Articles / January 19th, 2016
Young Eagles Take Flight

On January 16th, 2016 the Imperial County Airport held its annual Aviation Day. The event is to highlight the airport’s importance to the community. Part of this outreach included a Young Eagles event where children from 8 to 17 years old can receive their first flight at no cost.  The flights are given by pilots from EAA Chapter One, located […]

Blue Angels Arrive at NAF El Centro

POSTED IN Featured Articles / January 3rd, 2016
Blue Angels Arrive at NAF El Centro

The 2016 United States Navy Flight Demonstration Team Blue Angels returned to the skies over NAF El Centro to begin their winter training for the 2016 airshow season.  We were honored to be selected to cover the event and to meet the great men and women of the Blues.  The Blues will spend the next 10 weeks at NAF El […]

2015 Apple Valley Air Show

POSTED IN Airshow Coverage / December 22nd, 2015
2015 Apple Valley Air Show

Under bright blue skies and temperatures near 90 degrees the thunder of Warbirds could be heard for miles around the semi-remote Apple Valley Airport. The 14th annual Apple Valley Air Show attracted over 18,000 spectators during the one day event in the high desert community.  Flying acts included Rob Harrison known as the “Tumbling Bear”,Mike Mangold performing aerobatics in a […]

NAF El Centro 2015 Fall Photo Call

POSTED IN Featured Articles / November 26th, 2015
NAF El Centro 2015 Fall Photo Call

Twice a year NAF El Centro allows selected photography clubs to come on base and take photographs of Naval Aviation during normal flight operations.  What makes this opportunity unique is how close photographers are allowed, a mere 50 feet from an active runway.  Yes, close enough to feel every 40,000 pounds of thrust or 150 Decibels of sound energy as an […]

2015 French Valley Air Show

POSTED IN Airshow Coverage / November 13th, 2015
2015 French Valley Air Show

  The 2015 French Valley Air Show held Nov. 7 and was a free community air show showcasing the French Valley Airport in Murrieta. Attendees saw a wide-variety of vintage aircraft, high-flying aerobatics, live entertainment, food and beverage vendors and a kids’ zone. In addition to the air show, spectators could purchase entry into the Wine & Brew Fest to […]

2015 MCAS Miramar Air Show

POSTED IN Airshow Coverage / October 14th, 2015
2015 MCAS Miramar Air Show

A salute to veterans and their families was the theme for the 2015 MCAS Miramar Air Show.  The annual event is the largest military airshow in the United States and allows the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing to demonstrate the current capabilities of the United States Marine Corps.  This year’s air show offered attendees an assortment of flight demonstrations by Marine […]

VMFAT-101 Visiting Long Beach Airport

POSTED IN Featured Articles / September 6th, 2015
VMFAT-101 Visiting Long Beach Airport

The sound of military jets could be heard all over the city of Long Beach, California during the Labor Day weekend.  The source of that sound was Marine Flight Attack Training Squadron VMFAT-101 know as “The Sharpshooters” based at MCAS Miramar, California.   Sharpshooters Background, excerpt from Marine Corps Website Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101 (VMFAT-101), the Sharpshooters were […]

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