"Reno Gary"

“Howdy” From Nevada

To all …  Hi.  I’m Gary, and Dave has invited me to become a contributor to his Planeviz.com site.  I am extremely grateful to have been asked, and I am thrilled to accept.  So, starting soon, I’ll occasionally be adding posts and photos here.  Hopefully, all of you who presently follow Dave’s PLANEVIZ offerings (podcasts…

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Portsmouth NH Airshow 1970s Pt.2

In Portsmouth NH Air Show in the 1970s Pt.1 we looked at a few private warbirds that visited Pease AFB. Pease was a SAC base and the home team consisted of the 509th Bomb Wing and the 157th ARW. The 509th flew the sleek FB-111A bomber, a swing wing design like the Navy’s F-14. Topping…

Portsmouth Air Show 1970s B-25 and P-51

Portsmouth NH Air Show in the 1970s Pt.1

The Portsmouth Airshow has changed a lot since the 1970s. In the Northeast Airlines Yellowbirds post you were introduced to our family plane, the T-6 Texan (aka Harvard II B) below. Summer in the 1970s meant flying the old gal from its home in Manchester to the (then) Pease AFB open house. In this photo…