“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…

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…