The Navy’s primary trainer aircraft in the 1950s, My dad had some flights in this type aircraft – telling me of its fairly high altitude capabilities for a prop of its type – up to the mid 30,000 feet range – and how it had speed brakes, again a rare thing for a prop […]
Entries Tagged as 'General'
October 3rd, 2014 · 10 Comments · General
Well, I just renewed the Instapinch for another year. Not certain why. The advance of Facebook and Twitter and other forms of social yakking has really cut into the motivation to keep a blog going. When I retired from the Navy reserves in 2010 that was the first big hit – no more “insider baseball” […]
August 29th, 2014 · 5 Comments · General
From the Atlantic City Air Show a few weeks ago. I think this shot could not be much better. Aviation photographers try for a lifetime to nail the timing on this – I managed to suitcase it the first time I ever saw these guys. Pure luck! Indeed, trhough, I did get exactly what I […]
WW 2 Airshow Weekend, Reading, PA.
June 29th, 2014 · 3 Comments · General
My friend Storm asked if I had any other photos of Acadia University they might use for the yearbook. I came up with these, Storm. Let me know if any tickle anyone’s fancy. Also, Storm, I can make any of these black and white or aged or most any other look if you’d like to […]
June 17th, 2014 · 6 Comments · General
Pretty cool! Hornet final checker with a Go-Pro on his helmet. Post by Le portail des passionnés de l'aviation.
June 9th, 2014 · 2 Comments · General
Well, not really. FM-2 Wildcat flown by Greg Shelton flies past re-enactors at the WW2 Airshow this past weekend in Reading, PA (Carl Spaatz Field). Great time. I ran it thru an aged filter in Lightroom. Looks kinda cool! Here’s one with a bit of color. Beautiful airplane (and yes, that IS a 48-star flag […]
May 20th, 2014 · No Comments · General
The Warrior Flight Team provided a fly-over for the USMC Half Marathon this past Sunday down in Fredericksburg, VA. I was there on the ground with a VHF radio to coordinate the timing. Worked out beautiful – just as the last notes of the national anthem drifted off, the L-39 Vandy 1 and the P-51 […]