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Shooting "Hawgs" at KBMQ
(Photo Credit: D. Rogers)


Last updated: 11-Apr-2021

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This is a collection of military aviation images taken through my various and reliable Canon camera systems.

Aircraft models are organized using bookmarks in the order of the latest designation from A to Y such as A-1 to YRF-4C.  Click on a bookmark and it will get you to that grouping quicker.  To get back to the list bookmarks, click the 'back' button on your brower.  Otherwise, you can scroll down to see them all, A through Y!

Bookmarks:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y



Meet my favorite lens:  Canon EF 100-400mm MkII f/4.5-5.6L IS

(Photo Credit: Master Sgt. M. McGovern / USAF)




A-1


Able Dog -4 belonging to the Fighter Factory


AD-4N/A-1D belonging to the Vietnam War Flight Museum representing Spads flying "Sandy" missions from 602nd SOS


Warbird Heritage Foundation's AD-1 representing the 6th SOS from Pleiku AB, Vietnam


Armée de l' Air AD-4NA Skyraider




A-4



TA-4F Skyhawk - MCAS Yuma, AZ - Jan 1990 training exercise


Draken A-4K


Ed Heinemann's Hot Rod!


Collings Foundation's Skyhawk - USMC H&MS 11 TA-4F


A-4N N164EM participating at Red Flag 19-2




A-6


Grumman A-6 Intruder



A-7


USAF A-7D Corsair II


US Navy A-7E Corsair II


A-7D cockpit



A-10



Still banking on the Warthog


Still the best CAS and "Sandy" platform - 122d Fighter Wing from Fort Wayne, Indiana


Warthog maintenance under the sun at Davis Monthan AFB


A Warthog smile


Spangdahlem's Warthog


Wave to the camera!


S/N 81-994 Warthog from the 107th FS celebrating 100th anniversary of Selfridge Air Base - 2017


S/N 81-994 displays Middle East kill markings including the most expensive hamburger meat!


442d Fighter Wing Warthog



S/N 80-275 with WWII P-51 style retro paint scheme


422d TES A-10 from Nellis AFB


A-10 from the 66th Weapon Squadron at Nellis AFB


Blacksnakes' A-10


S/N 79-199 with a fresh paint job on test duty at Nellis AFB


S/N 80-177 during Red Flag 21-1 exercise


A-10 returning from a night training mission at Nellis AFB


USAF A-10 Demo Team's new livery for 2021



A-12


Kelly Johnson's masterpiece: Lockheed A-12 S/N 60-6940 later converted to M-21 launching platform for the D-21



Head-on shot of the Lockheed A-12 at the National Museum of the USAF



A-37



Cessna A-37B Dragonfly



A6M



FAA registry: NX8280K...A Nakajima-built Zero with a Pratt & Whitney engine



A109


Belgian Air Force A109 Power


A109 dispensing flares



A400M


EADS A400M


Atlas with RAF 100-year anniversary livery



AB-212


Austrian Air Force AB-212


Italian Air Force AB-212


AB-212 from 21° Gruppo at NTM 2017



AB-212 from 21° Gruppo at NTM 2018



AB-212 from Croatian Special Police




AH-1


Cobra


Cobra's business end


Sky Soldiers Cobra Team


Bell AH-1G Huey Cobra


Bell AH-1Z Viper


USMC Viper from VMX-1




AH-64


US Army Apache


Texas Army National Guard Apache - Ellington Field JRB


Apache stare down


Dispensing flares in the dark with style


Dutch Apache


Dutch AH-64D Apache




Alpha Jet


Dassault/Dornier jet trainer


Armée de l'Air Alpha Jet



Red Bull Alpha Jet

Patrouille de France


...Five Six Seven Eight...


It's time to loop down!


...and a One Two Three Four...


Let's go head-to-head!


Keeping up with the right turn


The V-formation!


A colorful display against the setting sun...


...some fancy flying


Vive la France!




AM-1


US Navy Martin AM-1 Mauler



AN-26


Hungarian AF Antonov AN-26 "Curl"



AS332


Flying through the Swiss Alps


Swiss Air Force Super Puma


In between the rocky peaks of the Alps




AT-802L


Air Tractor's Longsword was proposed for the USAF OA-X program



AV-8


USMC Hawker Siddeley AV-8A Harrier


Royal Navy T4 Harrier variant


VMA-513 "Flying Nightmares" AV-8B at Norton AFB in 1989


McDonnell Douglas AV-8B of VMAT-203, MCAS Cherry Point



AV-8B from VMA-311



AV-8B banking against the canyon wall through the Jedi Transition


A Blacksheep Harrier II takeoff - VMA-214


Harrier II vertical landing



B-1


Lancer in action - 9th Bomb Squadron, Dyess AFB


Variable-sweep wing bomber


Rockwell B-1B full afterburner takeoff


Demonstrating raw afterburner power


B-1B, S/N 85-083, from Ellsworth AFB participating at Red Flag 21-1


A different view of the B-1B


Night sortie with full afterburner takeoff at Red Flag 21-1



B-2


Catch the Spirit of Northrop B-2A


Spirit of Indiana - B-2A, S/N 82-1069, operated by the 393d Bomb Squadron from Whiteman AFB


A B-2A launching at 17:57 local time during Red Flag 21-1


Spirit of California, S/N 88-0330


Spirit of Alaska, S/N 90-0040


Spirit of Florida, S/N 92-0700




B-17


Flying Fortresses


Thunder Bird from 3 o'clock low


Sentimental Journey


Texas Raiders


Yankee Lady


Awating a sunset flight



B-24



"Diamond Lil" Liberator


"Ol' 927" Liberator


A very rare B-24A with open-air tail gunner station



B-25



Maid In The Shade Mitchell


Devil Dog Mitchell


Shiny Panchito Mitchell


Betty's Dream Mitchell


B-25J of the Netherland East Indies Air Force


Red Bull Mitchell


Photo Fanny Mitchell


Yankee Warrior


A Mitchell silhouette against a desert sunset




B-26



TB-26C trainer


Douglas Invader


B-26C Invader



B-29



FiFi - One of two airworthy Superfortresses in the world


B-29A Superfortress with P-51D escort fighters


Superfortress flanked by Tigercat


For the next generation to appreciate



B-45


North American B-45 Tornado



B-52


Still alert, still ready...


Stratofortress


Barksdale's BUFFs


55+ years of service and still counting




B-57


A Vietnam War veteran, B-57B S/N 52-1499 was converted to EB-57B serving with the Vermont ANG



B-58



Convair B-58A Hustler



Bf-108


A Nord-built Model 1002 Messerschmitt BF-108



C-2


JASDF Kawasaki C-2 heavy transport



C-5


Galaxy


Lackland AFB C-5A


C-5M Super Galaxy on a late afternoon sortie


A Super Galaxy Sunset



C-7


C-7A Caribou


Rugged "Bush" aircraft of the US Army




C-12


US Army C-12U Huron



C-17



Salute!


C-17A 97th AMW, Altus AFB


C-17A HALO delivery


Against the backdrop of Nellis AFB



UAE Air Force C-17A



C-27



Alenia Spartan going ballistic at 2015 Paris Airshow


Slovak Air Force C-27J


US Coast Guard C-27J Spartan


Short-lived USAF C-27A




C-31



US Army
Troopship



C-46



Airborne assault


Curtiss C-46 Commando




C-47



Bluebonnet Belle (RIP) shining in the sun


USAF Skytrain


Dakota with D-Day invasion stripes


Spooky


A "Spooky" paint scheme


"Willa Dean" C-47 from Lyon Air Museum




C-101



Patrulla Águila - Upside-down solo


Straight down in formation


Tight it up!


Stealing a solo moment


Let's split up!



V-formation


Steady flying either upside down or rightside up


Going right at each other


Showing the Spanish colors



C-130



"Whiskey-7" Super Hercules from the 86th Airlift Wing remembering the 75th anniversary of D-Day in 2019


RATO - Getting a boost!


Belgian Air Force Hercules generating vortices


Austrian Air Force C-130K


High Rollers Hercules of the Nevada AG


Fat Albert


USMC KC-130J from VMGR-352


Danish AF C-130


Texas ANG C-130


USCG C-130H


Hercules vs. Typhoons



C-160


Armée de l'Air Transall transport



C-295


Casa C-295M in service with the Polish Air Force



C-390


Embraer's second prototype designated as KC-390 (PT-ZNJ) debuting at the 2017 Paris Airshow



CA-13



Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Boomerang



Canberra


Canberra operated by the Luftwaffe



CH-47


A new CH-47F on display at the 2019 Paris Airshow


JASDF Chinook



CH-53


Sirkorsky Sea Stallion


USMC CH-53E from HMH-462




CM.170



Luftwaffe Magister


Fouga Magister on landing approach at Zeltweg Airpower 2016


Fouga Magister at the 2017 Paris Airshow




CP-140


Royal Canadian Air Force CP-140 Aurora



CT-114


Canadiar CT-114 Tutor



DH.98


Fighter Factory's Mosquito


One of a kind...de Havilland's wooden wonder



DH.115



De Havilland Vampire


RAF Vampire



DHC-1



Chipmunk



E-2


Grumman Hawkeye


French Navy E-2C at NTM 2016


French Navy E-2C participating in NTM 2017




E-3



Sentry operated by the French Air Force


Displaying 20 years of service with the French Air Force at the 2011 Paris Airshow



NATO Sentry


USAF E-3 Sentry


E-3G Sentry, S/N 77-0356, at Red Flag 21-1



EA-6B



Jamming Prowler


Grumman EA-6B Prowler - VMAQ-2 Cherry Point MCAS


Prowler at MCAS El Toro in 1989



EA-18G


Jamming Growler


VX-31's Boeing EA-18G Growler banking through the Jedi Transition


VAQ-134 "Garudas" Growlers


VAQ-133 "Wizards" Growler


VAQ-132 "Scorpions" Growler



EC-130H


43d ECS Compass Call - They'll be "jamming"!



EC 135


Croatia Law Enforcement EC135



EC 665


Eurocopter Tiger


Tiger!  Tiger!


French Tiger from 5 RHC ALAT at NTM 2017



EF-2000


A multinational Typhoon at the 2001 Paris Airshow


Italian Air ForceTyphoon


Stressing the wings with the high-G turn


Typhoon on final approach


German Air Force "Cyber Tiger" Typhoon


Spanish Air Force "We Are Back!" Tiger


Luftwaffe Typhoon


Austrian Air Force Typhoon


Celebrating 60 years of the Luftwaffe in 2016


Italian Typhoon 36-32


Barvarian "Ghost Tiger" at NTM 2018


Spanish Air Force Tiger 14-31 at NTM 2018


Italian Tiger 36-40 at NTM 2018



Spanish Typhoon touching down at 31st Air Base in Poland


Arrival of the Typhoons


Typhoon formation at NTM 2018


One way to slow down a Typhoon


Royal Air Force Typhoon screams in full afterburner



Etendard



Etendard IV M


Super Etendard




Extra 300


Extra 330LX variant operated by the Royal Jordanian Falcons


Royal Jordanian Falcons display team at Kleine Brogel AB in 2019



F-1


North American Aviation F-1E Fury



F-2 (McDonnell)


McDonnell F-2D Banshee


Photo-reconnaissance variant of the Banshee



F-2 (Mitsubishi)



JASDF F-2A "Viper Zero"



F2G


A rare Goodyear F2G-1 "Super Corsair"



F-3



McDonnell F-3B Demon


MF-3B Demon at the National Naval Aviation Museum




F-4



McDonnell Douglas Phantom II...Still "Phabulous" after all these years!


A roaring takeoff representing Col. Robin Olds' Mig killer Phantom S/N 63-7680


It's not Hugh Hefner's... VX-4 Evaluators F-4S


Michigan ANG F-4C S/N 63-7412


Captain Steve Ritchie and Captain Chuck DeBellevue's replica F-4D


Luftwaffe F-4F Phantom II - 20th FS, 49th FW - Routine maintenance at Holloman AFB


QF-4G awaiting the phinal sunset


A shiny QF-4N at NAS Point Mugu in 1988


Turkish AF F-4E at SIAF 2018 commemorating 60 years of the Phantom II


JASDF F-4EJ at Hyakuri AB, December 2019F-4EJ at Hyakuri AB, December 2019


A pair of F-4EJ on an early morning sortie


JASDF 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron marking the end of the Phantom era


Phantom pharewell tour at Nellis' Aviation Nation 2016


Standing proud against the next generation fighters


QF-4s phinal phlight line on 21-Dec-2016 at Holloman AFB


QF-4E S/N 73-167 on standby


QF-4E S/N 74-625 on standby


Counting the butterflies before the phinal departure


QF-4E awaiting the phinal preflight check


Let's do this!


I am in!


I am right behind!


Let's rock and roll!


QF-4s getting ready for phinal sortie


Phinal look at the six


QF-4E leading the phinal takeoff


Still the meanest looking jet with the shark mouth!


Bright orange tips of the QF-4E S/N 74-043 stand out against the gray sky


Lt Col Ronald "Elvis" King's QF-4E S/N 74-638 performing for the last time


Lt Col (Ret) Jim "WAM" Harkins' QF-4E S/N 74-643 ripping through sky at Holloman AFB


QF-4E S/N 74-645 banking for a sharp look at the crowd


Phinal phlight formation of QF-4E Phantoms


One last afterburner run


QF-4E S/N 74-638 on final landing over looking the QF-16 successor


The phinal salute after 58 phabulous years of service with the USN, USMC, and USAF since the maiden flight.  That's all!


The phinal destination for most Phantoms...AMARC




F4F


Wildcat!


General Motor's FM-2 Wildcat



F4U


Corsair catching the rising sun


All tucked up


The perfect profile


Fighter Factory's Corsair


Red Bull Corsair


Aiming for the moon
 



F-5


Moosa Aswayita RCAF 419 Sqn CF-5A participating in training exercise at MCAS Yuma - Jan 1990


Northrop F-5B Freedom Fighter


Canadair-built CF-5D


F-5E Tiger II, VFC-13 NAS Fallon in 1998


Northrop F-5F Tiger II


USN Adversary Tigers


AF-07 Adversary


Swiss Air Force F-5N at Kleine Brogel AB in 2015


Swiss Air Force F-5N at Zeltweg, Austria - 2016


US Navy F-5N Adversary AF-13 at NAS Fallon in 2018


US Navy F-5N Adversary AF-01


US Navy F-5N Adversary AF-03


US Navy F-5N Adversary AF-06


VFC-13 F-5N pre-flight checks


VFC-13 F-5N taking off at AZA


VFC-13 F-5N rolling down the runway at NAS El Centro in March 2019


F-5N against the beautiful sunset in Yuma, AZ


USMC VMFT-401 F-5N from MCAS Yuma


VMFT-401 F-5N Adversary LS-07


USMC VMFT-401 Snipers

Patrouille Suisse


Leader of the pack


Time to go!


Stacking it tight!


Showing off the mirror image


Lighting up the sky with flares


Is someone going the wrong way?


Cutting throught the sky like a Swiss knife!


Raw afterburner power!!



F-6


Douglas F-6A Skyray


Skyray at the National Naval Aviation Museum



F6F


Grumman Hellcat



F7F


Grumman Tigercat - "Here Kitty Kitty!"



F7U


Vought Cutlass


The unique design of the Cutlass



F-8



Vought F-8B Crusader



F8F


Grumman Bearcat


Midnight blue Bearcat


Bearcat against a sunset sky of Yuma, Arizona




F-9



Grumman TAF-9J Cougar


Cougar in classic Sea Blue paint scheme



F9F


Grumman USMC F9F-4 Panther



F-10



Douglas F-10 Skyknight



F-11


Grumman F-11 Tiger



F-14


Anytime, Baby...!


Tomcat Heaven - NAS Miramar, 1990


Tomcat Tomcat Tomcat!


VF-211 Tomcat - NAS Miramar


A colorful VF-124 Tomcat


Tomcats at Fightertown USA


VF-114 Tomcat


VX-9 Tomcat preparing to launch at NAS Pt. Mugu


VF-101 F-14D Tomcat


Ripping it...


...like an arrow!



F-15



Vintage 1st TFW F-15A, S/N 74-114, at Selfridge AFB in 1981


F-15C Eagle, S/N 85-102...Three aerial kills from Gulf War I


McDonnell Douglas F-15C


1st FW F-15C Eagle


1:1 thrust-to-weight takeoff power - 433d WS F-15C Eagle


159th FW "Bayou Militia" F-15C Eagle


California ANG 144th FW F-15C from Fresno


Florida ANG 125th FW F-15C at KJAX


USAF F-15D Eagle


Dispensing flares


F-15E Strike Eagle tearing through the sky


4th FW F-15E Strike Eagle...with the WSO performing old-school reconnaissance!


Strike Eagle at Nellis AFB


Strike Eagle lighting up the sky


Strike Eagle in afterburner takeoff at Red Flag 21-1


Night sortie in full afterburner


F-15SG from Republic of Singapore Air Force participating in Red Flag 19-2


The latest derivative F-15SA operated by Royal Saudi Air Force at Red Flag 19-2


JASDF F-15J taking off in full afterburner at Hyakuri AB


Vintage F-15A cockpit



F-16



F-16A early morning sortie out of Tucson


F-16C of 421st FS


F-16AM Fighting Falcon with Mid-Life Update


F-16BM


Royal Norwegian Air Force F-16BM


Full afterburner takeoff at Nellis AFB - 64th AGRS F-16C


UAE F-16F in training with USAF ANG in 2006


UAE F-16E at Red Flag 19-2


55th FS F-16D Fighting Falcon


F-16C pulling a lot of G's!


149th FW, 182d FS Lone Star Gunfighters' F-16C


Raw afterburner power of Belgian Air Force F-16AM


Portugese Air Force Fighting Falcon


Belgian Air Force F-16AM at NTM 2016


Greek Air Force F-16C


Polish Air Force F-16C


Turkish Air Force F-16C


Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16AM at NATO Tiger Meet 2017


Belgian Air Force F-16AM at NTM 2017


Aggressor F-16C S/N 85-418


79th FS F-16D in Tiger scheme


F-16AM in full afterburner


F-16AM lighting up the night sky


F-16C Block 50D of 20th FW


USAF QF-16C Air Superiority Target Drone


USAF F-16C Aggressor


USAF F-16C S/N 86-283


112th FS F-16C, Ohio ANG


RNAF Tiger F-16BM at NTM 2018


Belgian AF Tiger F-16AM at NTM 2018


Polish AF F-16D


Greek AF Tiger F-16D at NTM 2018


Belgian AF F-16AM formation


Dark Falcon piloted by Vador


Danish AF Fighting Falcon


Dutch AF F-16AM in training with USAF Arizona ANG participating at Red Flag 19-2


Nellis Agressor F-16C S/N 87-267


Nellis Agressor F-16C S/N 86-272


Belgian Air Force F-16AMs celebrate 75th anniversary of D-Day at Kleine-Brogel AB


Royal Norwegian Air Force F-16BM celebrates 75th anniversary of D-Day


457th FS "Spads" F-16C in the new Have Glass V paint scheme


301st FW, 457th FS F-16C at Fort Worth JRB


Arizona ANG, 195th FS "Warhawks" F-16D


Morning sortie out of KTUS


Warhawks F-16C


"Venom"...USAF F-16 Viper Demonstration Team


"Swamp Fox" F-16D Viper


64th FS Aggressor "Wraith" F-16C


New Jersey ANG F-16C "Jersey Devils" from the 177th FW


Ex-Vermont ANG "The Green Mountain Boys" F-16C participating in Red Flag 21-1

USAF Thunderbirds


We got your diamond


Pulling a few G's here...


Stack it up!


Reflection Pass...is that close enough?


Delta formation under the cloud deck


Going head-to head


The crossover break


Right Wing Maj. Caroline Jensen


Scramble for final check before takeoff


After a homecoming show at Nellis AFB




F/A-18

Hornet


VFA-204 F/A-18A+ Hornet


Adversary Hornets


VMFA-112 F/A-18A++


VFA-122 F/A-18C Hornet blasting through the sky



F/A-18C Hornet


F/A-18C of the Gladiators


USMC F/A-18D Hornet of VFMA(AW)-533


Swiss Hornets emerging from the Meiringen cavern


Staffel 11 "011" Hornet - 2008


Staffel 11 "011" Hornet - 2015


Staffel 11 "011" Hornet - 2016


Late October afternoon sortie from Meiringen


Spanish Air Force Ala 15 EF-18AM


Ala 15 EF-18BM


Ala 15 EF-18AM wearing NATO Tiger Meet 2016 scheme


Staffel 11 Swiss AF Hornet breaking though the scene


Spanish Air Force EF-18AM landing at Zeltweg


Transonic Hornet


Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet leaping into the air at CWF


RCAF CF-18 celebrating Canada 150


Swiss AF F/A-18C at NTM 2018


S
panish AF Hornet at Belgian AF Days 2018


Swiss AF F/A-18C burning and turning


VMFA-314 Black Knights' F/A-18C flying through Jedi Transition


USMC FA-18C from VMFAT-101 based at MCAS Miramar

USN Blue Angels (1986-2020)


Let's put on a show today!


Let's smoke it up!


Fortus formation - You look marvelous!


Double Farvel


Solo show!


Missing it by that much!


Let's try again from a different perspective!


Diamond - Now that's tight!


Echelon Parade


Delta Breakout


"Fly Navy 100 Years" special marking in 2011


Lucky #7


2020 COVID-19 flyover in Texas

Super Hornet


USN F/A-18E Super Hornet


VFA-14 F/A-18E screaming through the blue sky at Salute To Veterans Air Show


"Tophatters" - The Oldest and The Boldest!


Pukin Dogs F/A-18E Rhino


VFA-32 F/A-18F Super Hornet


Wings up!


VFA-106 Super Hornet on approach at NAS Oceana


Super Hornet climbing out of Death Valley, California


Stingers' F/A-18E flying through the Jedi Transition in Death Valley


Yanking and banking the F/A-18F low and fast through the Jedi Transition




F-22


Nellis' F-22A Raptor - 433d WS


Can you see me?


Stealthy and deadly...


Let's "see" how fast I can fly today...43d FS F-22A


Definitely awesome in full afterburner!


Where is my stealthy parking space?


F-22A against a clear blue sky


Obscured by the power!


F-22A on approach to land at Nellis AFB


F-22A on approach at KEFD


F-22A from 525th FS "The Bulldogs" roaring off from Nellis AFB during Red Flag 21-1


A Bulldog lining up on 03L for a landing at Nellis AFB


1st FW F-22A participating at Red Flag 21-1




F-35



F-35A of the 61st FS from Luke AFB


34th FS F-35A from Hill AFB on landing approach at LBG during Paris Air Show debut in 2017


USAF F-35A Lightning II


The raw afterburner power of an F-35A


F-35A from 422d TES based at Nellis AFB


F-35A with external hard points on a late evening sortie during Red Flag 19-2


When the Lightnings strike...


F-35A S/N 18-5415 originally destined for Turkish Air Force


F-35A high-speed low-altitude pass over KEFD


F-35A on approach at KEFD


Brand new F-35A on a test flight at KNFW


Belly shot of an F-35A on final bank before landing


F-35B variant


The Transformer F-35B from VMFA-122 at MCAS Yuma


USMC F-35B Lightning II - MCAS Beaufort's Gen-5 Fighter from VMFAT-501


Tell me I am worth it!


VFMA-211 F-35B with kill markings from the 2018 deployment in Afghanistan aboard USS Essex


F-35B in vertical landing configuration


Check out my behind!


F-35B operation in the dark of the night



New F-35B on first test flight flanked by an F-35A at Fort Worth JRB



F-80


A Korean War veteran Lockheed F-80C Shooting Star


The one and only P-80R of the Shooting Star family built for speed record in 1947!



F-84



Republic F-84E Thunderjet


Republic F-84F Thunderstreak



F-86



Sabre on the loose


Three of a kind


One of a kind


North American Aviation F-86F Sabre


51st FIW F-86F Sabre


Jolley Roger Sabre


US Navy QF-86F belonging to the PMTC


James "Jabby" Jabara's F-86


F-86L Sabre Dog



F-89



Northrop F-89J Scorpion



F-94


Lockheed F-94C Starfire



F-100


North American F-100F Super Sabre!


Misty 1 reflecting the sunrise honoring Col. Bud Day - 309th TFS, 31st TFW



F-101


McDonnell F-101B Voodoo from the 147th Fighter Intercept Group - 1978/1980 William Tell Champions 



F-102


Convair F-102A Delta Dagger


USAF F-102A



F-104


Starfighters Aerospace F-104G


TF-104G


Roaring takeoff of the Starfighters


USAF Starfighter



F-105



Virginia ANG Republic F-105D Thunderchief


Georgia ANG Wild Weasel 
F-105G, S/N 62-4439



F-106


Convair F-106 Delta Dart belonging to the Florida ANG in 1981



F-107



North American F-107A prototype, technically a YF-107...It may have been known as the Ultra Sabre



F-111


27th TFW F-111D from Cannon AFB


General Dynamics F-111E Aardvark



F-117



The original stealth fighter:  Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk from 49th FW, 8th FS


Gen1 and Gen2 stealth airplanes:  Nighthawk and Spirit


Nighthawk and its shadow



Falcon


French Navy Dassault Falcon 10M


Royal Norwegian Air Force Falcon 20



FB-111


Also known as "Aardvark" , USAF FB-111A, S/N 68-0258, getting ready for a sortie in 1991


FB-111A side-by-side cockpit


Strategic Air Command FB-111A, S/N 67-0163, "Whispering Death" in 1981



FH-1


The original Phantom...McDonnell FH-1



G-2


Soko Galeb of the former Yugoslav Air Force


"Wildest Dreams" Galeb



G.91



Designed and built by Fiat



Gannet


Fairey Gannet operated by Marineflieger



H-46


HH-46E SAR Sea Knight at MCAS Cherry Point in 2015


Leap Phrog


Phrog landing


Phrog-eye view



H-60


USAF combat search and rescue - Another day at the office


Sirkorsky HH-60 Pavehawk at Nellis AFB


US Navy SH-60 Seahawk at NAS Fallon



Austrian Air Force UH-60 Blackhawk


Slovak Air Force UH-60 Blackhawk


MH-60 Seahawk from US Navy HSC-2



US Army UH-60 Blackhawk



US Army HH-60 Medevac Blackhawk


JASDF UH-60J completing SAR training mission


FAA Registered N160AQ Blackhawk


Medevac Blackhawk at KSFN


Pavehawk on a blood-red sunset sky at Nellis AFB during Red Flag 21-1




Hawk

T1 - RAF Red Arrows


Hawk T1 - A little brighter red with be better!


Up and away!


Flying circles around the diamond formation


Punching through against the grain


Going solo showing off the red white and blue!


Painted by the sunset


Making it look convincing



The split

T2


BAE System T2


Could be more than just a jet trainer



HH-1


Iroquois for the SAR missions used by USN and USMC



HH-21


USAF Piasecki HH-21 Work Horse



HH-52


USCG Sirkorsky Seaguard



Hunter


RAF F.6


RNAF Hunter




Hürkuş


Turkish Aerospace Industries' first trainer/attack platform



Hurricane


A Hurricane landing


Hawker's contribution to the Battle of Britain



Il-28


Ilyushin Il-28 (NATO code name: Beagle)



J-6


Chinese-built Mig-19 designated as Shenyang J-6 (NATO code name: Farmer)


J-6 variant: Dong Feng DF-102



J-8


Shenyang J-8E (NATO code name: Finback-A)



Jaguar


Armée de l' Air Jaguar




JF-17


Pakistan Aeronautical Complex JF-17 Thunder



Ju-52



Nice and easy landing


Junkers Tante Ju



Ka-52


Kamov Alligator



KC-10


McDonnell Douglas Extender



KC-46


Boeing Pegasus - the next generation tanker



KC-135


Stratotanker - 50+ years of air refueling services


The boom is lowered and ready to give...


Maine ANG KC-135


Night sortie out of Nellis AFB during Red Flag 21-1


KC-135 from McDill AFB


KC-135 from Illinois ANG on approach at Nellis AFB during Red Flag 21-1



KC-767


Colombian Air Force KC-767-200 "Jupiter" MMTT



KDC-10


Royal Netherlands Air Force aerial tanker converted from a commercial DC-10-30



L-4


Vintage World War II Grasshopper



L-5


Stinson L-5E



L-29



American Bald Eagle Aero L-29


USSR Delfin (NATO code name: Maya)


A 1965-built L-29



L-39



Albatros


Albatros leads Strikemaster


Slovak Air Force L-39


L-39C operated by Jet Warbird Training Center

Black Diamonds


Black Diamond formation


We too can fly like the Thunderbirds!


Can the Blue Angels do this?

Breitling Jet Team


More than just watches...


It's getting dark, let's turn on the lights


Adding a little flare to the show



L-159


Czech out the Aero Alca!


Draken International's L-159


L-159 at Red Flag 19-2



L-410


Let L-410 of the Czech Air Force



Lightning



RAF F.2A at Gatow Luftwaffe Museum



M28


PZL Skytruck of the Polish Air Force



M-339



Draken International's MB-339CB


FAA registered N334EM participating at 2017 NATO Tiger Meet

Frecce Tricolori


Is this colorful enough?


Seriously?


Straight forward formation flying


The solo guy is losing it!


Splitting up is easy!


Orchestrated manuever in the dark


A beautiful Airpower 2016 performance at Zeltweg


Doing it the Italian way...



M-346


Alenia Aermacchi Master jet trainer



MC-130


Lockheed MC-130J Commando II



Me-163


Komet is the first of its kind rocket-powered interceptor



Me-262



Made in the USA!  Messerschmitt Schwalbe 'B' - the first reproduction by 
Me 262 Project



Me-262A at Zeltweg Airpower 2016



Merlin


Royal Navy's Augusta Westland Merlin HM1



Meteor


Gloster Meteor operated by Royal Netherlands Air Force



MH-65



USCG Dolphin



Mi-8/Mi-17



Czech Air Force Hip


Croatian Air Force KFOR Hip


Czech Air Force Hip at Sliac AB




Mi-24/Mi-35



Bulgarian Hind


Czech Air Force Hind


Czech Air Force Mi-35/24V Alien Tiger


Polish Air Force Mi-24


Mil Mi-24




Mig-15



A vintage Mig-15 of the Czechoslovak Air Force on display in Jilem, Czech Republic


Red Star Aviation's Mig-15UTI


Historic Czechoslovak Air Force Mig-15UTI at SIAF 2018


1950 Chinese-built Mig-15 in PLA livery



Mig-17



Showing off the after burner


Phantom's nightmare in the early days of the Vietnam War


Mig-17 of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) Air Force



Mig-21



Genuine UM Fishbed


Mig-21 of the former GDR Air Force


Polish Mig-21 and Cold War bunker


Croatian Air Force Mig-21bis


Croatian Air Force Mig-21UMD



Mig-23



Mig-23ML Flogger


Mig-23UB Flogger-C


Mig-23BN Flogger-H



Mig-29



Polish Air Force Fulcrum


Smoke it up!


The USSR's answer to the USAF F-15 Eagle


Polish Air Force Mig-29A standing tall


Flight of the Fulcrums


Attack of the Fulcrums


Slovak Air Force Mig-29UBS at Sliač Air Base, Slovakia




Mirage
III


Armée de l' Air Mirage III



Mirage
IV


Dassault Mirage IV at the 2005 Paris Airshow



Mirage
2000


Armée de l' Air Mirage 2000


Mirage 2000D at NTM 2016



Mirage
F1


Dassault Mirage F1 at the 2005 Paris Airshow


Draken International Mirage F1B at Red Flag 21-1



MQ-9


147th ATKW Reaper on landing approach at KEFD


MQ-9 flanked by a Civil Air Patrol T206H



MS.760


Maurane-Saulnier MS.760 Paris four-seat jet trainer for the French military



N-2501D


German Air Force Nord 2501D Noratlas



NE-1


US Navy variant of the Piper J-3 Cub



NGF


Europe unveiled the New Generation Fighter mockup at the 2019 Paris Airshow



NH-90



NATO's Blackhawk


Belgian Navy NH-90


Belgian MTH NH-90


Rehearsing SAR missions



O-1


Commonly known as L-19 Bird Dog



OV-1



US Army Mohawk


Grumman's purpose-built observation airplane for the US Army


Mohawk on the hunt



OV-10


German OV-10 Bronco


Rockwell/USMC Bronco



P-1


Kawasaki P-1 maritime patrol aircraft



P-3


US Customs and Border Protection's Orions - Airborne Early Warning and Long Range Tracker



P-8


US Navy P-8A Poseidon on approach at KEFD


Practicing touch and go's at KJAX



P-38



Red Bull Lightning


Unique wing-to-body lines


When the Lightning strikes...The business end of the P-38



P-39



Bell Airacobra


Airacobra right profile



P-40



A peaceful morning awaiting the Warhawk


Warhawk cockpit


P-40K


S/N 42-105867 - A tribute to "Tex" Hill's P-40 Warhawk of the AVG Flying Tigers


Warhawk has the lead...


Curtiss P-40E



P-47



The Original Thunderbolt


Republic P-47D-30-RA aka The Jug



P-51



A rare and beautifully restored P-51A S/N 43-6006


Galveston Gal Mustang (RIP)



Little Horse Mustang


Man O' War Mustang


Gunfighter Mustang


Wee Willy II Mustang


P-51C Mustang of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen


Dolly Mustang


Gentleman Jim Mustang


S/N 44-72922 flown by Maj. Robin Olds while serving with the 434th FS, 479th FG of the 8th AF


Bunny Mustang


Chuck Yeager's Glamorous Glen III replica Mustang



P-63



Bell P-63 Kingcobra


Kingcobra flying low and fast



P.149



Piggi - Piaggio's
utility/trainer aircraft built primarily for the German Air Force



PB4Y-2



Consolidated Privateer


Privateer on landing approach at Nellis AFB



PBY-5



Consolidated Catalina


Catalina of The Netherlands Naval Aviation Service



PC-6


Pilatus PC-6/H2-B2 Porter in Blue livery operated by the Austrian Air Force


Three-ship formation of Austrian Air Force Porters



PC-7



The solo guy from the Swiss Air Force PC-7 Team


The two solo guys attempting a lunar eclipse


Full team of nine


Full diamond formation


A head-on look


The barrel roll around the solo guy



PC-9



Slovenian Air Force PC-9



PV-2



Lockheed Harpoon



PZL-130



Polish Orlik



Q-5



Nanchang Q-5 "Fantan"



RA-5C



North American RA-5C Vigilante



Rafale



On landing approach at 2013 Paris Airshow


30,000 hours marking


Nice aileron roll


The Monster Tiger claws


French Navy Rafale at the NTM 2016 in Zarazoga, Spain


Rafale twins


Rafale starts to roll down the runway for a performace at Zeltweg Airpower 2016


Rafale in afterburner


French Navy 11F White Tiger from BAN Landivisiau during NTM 2017


"Hard to be humble" Rafale from Escadron Chasse et d'Expérimentation (ECE) 01/30


NTM 2017 Rafale from Escadron Chasse (ECE) 03/30


Performing at the 2017 Paris Airshow


Proving the raw power in the rain at Sanicole Sunset Airshow in 2017


Armée de l'Air Rafale



French Navy Rafale at NTM 2018 in Poznan, Poland


2018 Rafale Solo Display aircraft


2019 celebrates 100 years of French Navy Flottille 11F


Leaving a trail of afterburner and smoke


The Prototype Rafale A



RB-66



USAF Douglas RB-66 Destroyer



RF-4



JASDF RF-4E Phantom II


RF-4EJ converted from F-4EJ for reconnaissance role using photographic/electronic pods


The remaining of HAF RF-4E, S/N 77-1763, on Santorini Island after suffering an incident on 06-Jun-2008



RF-84F



Republic RF-84F Thunderflash of the Luftwaffe


RF-84K parasite with anhedral horizontal stabilizers to fit in the bomb bay of an RGB-36 bomber



RF-101



A dedicated reconnaissance variant of the F-101 Voodoo



S-3



VS-41 Lockheed S-3B Viking



SA 316



Swiss Air Force Alouette III


Sud Aviation's original



SA 330



Royal Air Force Puma


RAF Puma sporting 100-year anniversary markings at the NATO Tiger Meet 2018 in Poznan, Poland



SA 342



French Armée de Terre SA 342 at NTM 2016


Gazelle at NTM 2017



SAAB 29


Saab Tunnan


A J-29 operated by the
Swedish Air Force Historic Flight



SAAB 35


SK-35C Draken


Draken taxiing at Zeltweg Airpower 2016


Hey!  What SAAB?


Draken S/N 35810 belonging to Swedish Air Force Historic Flight



SAAB 37



Saab Viggen at Zeltweg Airpower 2016


S/N 37098 belonging to the Swedish Air Force Historic Flight



SK-35E variant at the Sanicole Sunset airshow in 2019


Registered SE-DXO getting ready for a flight at Kleine Brogel Air Base



SAAB 39



Saab Gripen - 2001 Paris Airshow


Czech Air Force Gripen


Hungarian Air Force Gripen


Gripen's moonshot


Gripen glows against the setting sun


Top view of the Gripen


Czech AF 211 Squadron's Gripen at SIAF 2018


Czech Air Force 100-year anniversary Gripen at the NTM 2018


Another look of the Czech Air Force 100-year anniversary Gripen


How to brighten up a cloudy sky



SAAB 105



Swedish Air Force Saab 105


On static display at Seltweg AB in 2016


Austrian Air Force Saab 105Ö at NTM 2017


Austrian Air Force Saab 105Ö at CIAV 2018




SB2C



Curtiss SB2C-5


Currently the only airworthy Helldiver in the world



SBD



SBD-5 Dauntless


Douglas dive bomber that played a major roll in winning the Battle of Midway



Scorpion



Textron Airland Scorpion at the 2015 Paris Airshow


A simple message from this low-cost military platform



Sea Fury


Hawker Sea Fury FB11 "Sawbones" registered as N741GB



Sea Hawk



Royal Navy FGA 6



SF-260

Red Devils


Belgian AF aerobatic team in a four-ship formation


Celebrating 50 years flying the SF-260 in 2019



SH-3



Sirkorsky Sea King performing SAR training


Royal Navy ASaC7


Hopefully that is a BIG bucket of beer!


Begian AF showing off SAR techniques




SNJ



North American SNJ-2 Texan


North American SNJ-5 Texan



SNV



US Navy Vultee SNV-1 Valiant



Space Shuttle



Endeavour's last piggyback ride over JSC



Special Formation Flights



Randolph AFB trainers


European display teams at Sanicole 2015 Sunset Show



Super Constellation and Patrouille Suisse


F-16AM/BM/C formation at NTM 2016 - Zaragoza, Spain


Saab 105 - Magister - Vampire - Draken - Tunnan - Tiger - Typhoon over Zeltweg Airpower 2016


Spitfire - Viper


Red Bull's Alpha Jets - Corsair - Lightning - Mitchell


International display teams at Sanicole 2017 Sunset Show


Gazelle - AB212 - Hind - Puma - Hip x2 at NTM 2018


PC-9 - Fishbed x2 at CIAV 2018


Czech Air Force VIP transport escorted by Gripen


Fulcrum x2 - Gripen - Albatros x2 at SIAF 2018


Slovakia government VIP transports - Fokker 100 and ACJ319



Spitfire



Vickers manufactured 1943 Mk IX


RNLAF Spitfire


Spitfire Mk IXc


Spitfire Mk XVI




Su-22


Polish Air Force Su-22M4


Polish Fitters taking off from Kleine Brogel Air Base


30 years of service and counting


As long as those wings can still swing, Polish Fitters could be around until 2024


Former GDR Air Force Su-22



Su-25



Georgian Air Force Frogfoot at the 2001 Paris Air Show


USSR's answer to the A-10...or perhaps it is the not-to-be Northrop A-9


Czechoslovak Air Force Frogfoot on display at Letecke Muzeum Kbley, Czech Republic



Su-27



Sukhoi Flanker


Ukrainian AF Flanker


Tandem-seat Flanker at Belgian AF Days 2018



Su-35



2013 Paris Air Show debut: Sukhoi Flanker-E



Super Mystere



Armée de l' Air Super Mystere



T-1



Lockheed T-1A Sea Star




T-1A


T-1A Jayhawk displaying Tuskegee Airmen "Red Tails" livery of the 99th FTS at Randolph AFB


Jayhawk from Randolph AFB


Jayhawk from Laughlin AFB taking off from KTUS



T-2


North American T-2 Buckeye USN trainer



T-4

Blue Impulse


JASDF Blue Impulse performing at Hyakuri Air Base on 02-Dec-2019


#1 is up in the air


In a low-pass four-ship formation


#5 in a low-pass on takeoff


The diamond formation


Six-ship formation


Making it look easy


Post-performance maintenance



T-6



Beechcraft Texan II


US Navy SNA T-6B Texan II



T-7A


Mockup of the Boeing T-7A at the 2019 Paris Airshow


The Red Hawk will train generations of pilots to come...



T-17



Danish Air Force Saab-built Safari



T-28



North American Trojan


US Navy T-28B


Red Bull Trojan


Trojan Phlyers


Trojan Horsemen



T-33



Ace Maker


Where is my opposing knife-edge Thunderbird?


Where is my opposing knife-edge T-33?


The Red Knight


Ace Maker II


Simple trainer derived from Kelly Johnson's F-80 Shooting Star.



T-34



Beechcraft Mentors



T-38



NASA's T-38A Talon


Whiteman's T-38


560th FTS "Chargin' Cheetahs" T-38C, S/N 69-7085, from Randolph AFB


T-38C of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing - Beale AFB


Tyndall's T-38C, S/N 62-3706


Randolph AFB's 435th FTS "Black Eagles" T-38C Talon, S/N 70-1954


80th FTW T-38C from Sheppard AFB visiting AZA


NASA T-38 on final approach to land at KEFD


T-38C returning to KRND after a training mission



T-45



Goshawk of VT-22


NAS Kingsville flight line


Goshawk maintenance


Field Carrier Landing Practice


Touchdown!




T-50A



LM/KAI offering for the T-X Program: T-50A



T129



Turkish Aerospace Industries's version of the Augusta/Westland A129 Mangusta



TBF/TBM



Grumman developed TBF Avenger torpedo bomber



General Motor manufactured TBM-3



Tornado



Luftwaffe IDS getting routine maintenance at Holloman AFB



LuftwaffeTornado ECR


German AF Tornado at NTM 2018


"Hard To Be Humble" Tornado ECR




U-125


Hawker U-125 operated by the JASDF for SAR missions



UH-1



USMC UH-1E


US Army UH-1B Iroquois


UH-1D in action: Vietnam


West Germany Federal Border Guard UH-1D


USMC UH-1Y Venom


The toxic Venom



UH-72


US Army Lakota



USAF Heritage Flights



Mustang - Raptor - Thunderbolt - Phantom


Mustang - Viper - Raptor


Mustang - 2x Sabre - Raptor


Warhawk - Raptor - Viper - Eagle


Mustang - Warthog - Eagle


Mustang - Viper - Sabre - Eagle


Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt II


Thunderbolt - Warthog - Mustang - Eagle


Globemaster III and Skytrain


Sabre - Lightning II - Raptor


Skytrain and Globemaster III



Mustang and Lightning II


Mustang and Thunderbolt II


Mustang - Viper - Lightning II - Thunderbolt II



USMC Heritage Flights



Lightning II - Harrier II - Hornet



USN Heritage Flights



Hornet and Wildcat


Super Hornet and Corsair



V-22



MV-22 Osprey: Not your daddy's VTOL aircraft!


Helicopter mode


Hybrid mode


Airplane mode


USAF CV-22


Ready to top it off from an MC-130J


USAF CV-22 performing at Sanicole Sunset airshow in 2019



Victor


Handley Page Victor B.2



Warbirds



A gathering of WW II warbirds


P-51 leading the pack


Bearcat and Mustang


Mitchell and Corsair


Hurricane and Mosquito


Warhawk leads Flying Fortress


Thunderbolt and Mustang


Spitfire and Mitchell


Skyhawk and Phantom II


Mustang and Spitfire


Mustang and Kingcobra


Mitchell - Mustang - Avenger - Spitfire - Warhawk - Corair


Similulating Pearl Harbor attack on 07-Dec-1941


Tora!  Tora!  Tora!



WB-57


NASA's Canberra


N917NA


N927NA on approach to KEFD after supporting SpaceX Crew Dragon return on 02-Aug-2020



X-5


Bell's variable-sweep wing concept demonstrator



X-29



Grumman X-29 forward-swept wing technology demonstrator


Positioned in flight at the USAF museum




X-31



Rockwell/MBB X-31 enhanced fighter maneuverability denmonstrator



X3


Eurocopter's high-speed helicopter demonstrator also known as the X3


Hovering with the birds at the 2011 Paris Airshow



Capable of cruising at 220 knots



XV-6A


Before the Harrier, Hawker Siddeley XV-6A Kestrel was being evaluated by the USAF in the mid-1960s



Yak-3



Luftwaffe's nightmare on the Eastern Front during WW II


Normandie Niemen Yak-3


Yakovlev's answer to the Mustang and Spitfire



YC-14



Boeing's entry in the AMST competition



YF-17



Northrop's entry in the LFW competition


Later designation as the F-18 prototype


Cobra



YF-23



Northrop/McDonnell Douglas' entry in the ATF competition


Prototype Air Vehicle 2 Gray Ghost


YF-23 S/N 87-801


It may have been known as the Black Widow II



YRF-4C



S/N 62-12200, the testbed that made the F-4E and other technologies possible



More to come...



As far as I can remember, I've always been fascinated with airplanes.  Like most kids, I liked to draw.  I can remember I would wake up in the morning and the first thing I would do is grab my paper pad and pencil and draw.  I would often get disciplined for not washing up and eat breakfast before I dove into my drawing obsession.  Unlike most kids, I drew nothing but airplanes starting at the age of about three years old.  I think because I grew up during the war and saw airplanes zipping around the skies of Vietnam on a daily basis, I was heavily influenced by the subject.  Of course all of my stick-figure airplane drawings from my early age were thrown out but I was able to save some of my sketches starting at the age of eight.  My drawing skill was honed over the years as I got older but unfortunately I ran out of patience to be able to sit still and draw.  Perhaps one day I will pick it up again.

Below is a collection of my airplane drawings between 1973 and 1990.

Chris

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Veterans



In 1966, Fred served in Vietnam and was based at Tan Son Nhut AB in Saigon.  These are Fred's images documenting some of the military aircraft operating at Tan Son Nhut AB during that period.

 

 Thank you for your service!




VF-142 F-4B Phantom II


US Navy F-4B


RF-4C flight line


C-141A Starlifter


Shiny USAF C-141A


C-135B Stratolifter


C-123A Provider


CH-3C Jolly Green Giant


P-2H Neptune


HH-43B Husky


T-39A Sabreliner


F-102A Delta Dagger


Delta Dagger sortie


Double Delta Dagger sortie


RF-101C Voodoo


Voodoo flight


Voodoo maintenance


EC-135K


Bell UH-1D


Iroquois in action


UH-1B


Field of Hueys


Douglas A-1H Skyraider


Braniff International Boeing 737-300 transporting military personnel



So you want to be a photographer?
How about strapping yourself into an RF-4C and use it as your camera gear?


Frank and his photographic equipment:

RF-4C Phantom II, S/N 65-0917

12th TRS, 460th TRW, Tan Son Nhut AB, Vietnam


These are images taken by Frank during his career in the USAF ...

Thank you for your service!



RF-4C Phantom II catching the sunset over Vietnam


RF-4C looking for gas


One at a time!


Our turn!


RF-4C taking a selfie


RF-4C returning from a mission


RF-4C of the 12th TRS


RF-4C S/N 68-0588


F-4E armed and dangerous


F-4Ds looking for opportunities


Purely awesome!


F-4E escort fighter for the RF-4C


RB-57E Patricia Lynn ( S/N 55-4257)


USAF MAC C-141A


F-4E Phantom II - Bitburg, Germany


F-4Es aerial refueling


German Air Force F-104G Starfighter


RAF Lightning F.2A


A Lightning landing



You can be my wingman...!

Meeting USAF Ace Brigadier General Steve Ritchie


Capt. Ritchie marking Mig Kills #3 and #4 on F-4E, S/N 67-0362, after the mission on 08-Jul-1972.

(Courtesy of Capt. Marty Cavato)


Thank you for your service!



   

My Uncle Lam.  He was a Major in the Republic of Vietnam Marine Division.  My best memory of him is he used to carry an M1911A1 behind his back and concealed under his shirt at all times.  Uncle Lam was one of the toughest dudes I know as a kid.  He was KIA in July 1974




 

Tuan, my brother in-law, as a young 2nd Lieutenant serving in the VNAF




 

Lastly, my dad as a young Lieutenant Colonel in the Signal Corps of the ARVN




Links to some aviation related websites:

Skyraider Association

XB-70
Excellent information about the XB-70

Air & Space Smithsonian


Scramble

Sierra Bravo Aeropictures

Airwingspotter

Joe Baugher
All the US military aircraft serial numbers you would ever want to know