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Navy F-35C Joint Strike Fighters Visit Fallon

Normally at this time of year, the eyes of aviation enthusiasts in the northern Nevada and central California area are all focused on activities occurring at Reno Stead Airport (RTS) in anticipation of the start of the annual National Championship Air Races (also referred to as the Reno Air Races). Indeed, the first official day…

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Navy, Marines CAG Colors At Fallon

  – This is the continuation of a previously posted article: CAG Birds Flock To Fallon –    Some of the most elaborate CAG bird tail designs can be seen on the MH-60S and MH-60R Seahawks of the Navy’s HSM (Helicopter Maritime Strike) and HSC (Helicopter Sea Combat) squadrons. It is not just US Navy aircraft that visit…

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CAG Birds Flock To Fallon

** Informational Note: Unless otherwise indicated, all photographs presented in all parts of this article were taken at Naval Air Station Fallon (NAS Fallon – KNFL), Fallon, Nevada. ** —  Part 1 of an article about NAS Fallon  — Some people say that if a person leaves Reno driving east, there won’t be much of anything to see until that person finally…

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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…