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T-28 Trojan

October 5th, 2014 · 3 Comments · General

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 […]

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What To Do

October 3rd, 2014 · 11 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” […]

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Thunderbird Opposing Solo Pass

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 […]

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Remembering

July 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment · General

WW 2 Airshow Weekend, Reading, PA.

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Happy In A TBF Avenger

July 13th, 2014 · 3 Comments · General

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Acadia Photos

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 […]

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Hornet Final Checker GoPro!

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.

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Wildcat over Guadalcanal

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 […]

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Guetzloe Fly Over

May 25th, 2014 · No Comments · General

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USMC Half Marathon Fly Over

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 […]

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