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One More JetStar

Considering how few JetStars there are around, they seem to make a disproportionate appearance on the blog.  This one is another active example.  My friend, Paul, was telling me how he had seen an example at McCarran on a previous … Continue reading

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Watching the World Drift By

As previously mentioned in another post, the great location at the back of the Harpoon.  On the trip back, this was where I spent much of my time.  I was checking to see whether anyone else wanted to be there … Continue reading

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This Harpoon is Not the One We Flew In!

One of our party on the trip to Eagle Field commented on whether it was a rule that all airfields have a derelict Harpoon parked on them.  While we had traveled down in a pristine example, parked a short distance … Continue reading

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Flying in the Harpoon

I had a really fun experience recently.  I was given the chance to head down to a fly-in in one of the participating aircraft.  The aircraft was a Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon.  Beautifully restored, this aircraft was piloted by Taigh Raimey.  … Continue reading

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Incomplete JetStar

Regular readers will know I am partial to the Lockheed JetStar.  I have previously posted about shooting one at Hayward when it was taking off and another that was at the airport as a source of spare parts.  This spare … Continue reading

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DM’s Museum Jets

Many airbases have a selection of historic aircraft on display to show something of what has gone before on the base.  Sadly, they are often unavailable to shoot when you visit.  Davis Monthan AFB has quite a few different planes … Continue reading

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Coast Guard C-130 in its Final Days

I wrote about the arrival of the C-27J Spartan in Coast Guard service. This means that the C-130s are going to be heading out. One the same day I saw a Spartan flying, one of the current C-130s took off. … Continue reading

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Wall of Fire Take Two

While I was walking around the display line of the Airshow of the Cascades during the evening show, the Erickson collection’s P-38 was carrying out its display. I was in amongst a lot of people when the announcer told everyone … Continue reading

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Another JetStar for the Collection

Regular followers of the blog who like aviation will know I have a soft spot for Lockheed JetStars. While my luck has not always been great in chasing them down, I have come across a few at various times. Hayward … Continue reading

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C-130 Launch

While I was not aiming to get any aviation photography done while I was in San Diego, I don’t think it is wrong to grab a few shots of passing aircraft if they happen to come my way. It’s not … Continue reading

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