The “Gamblers” of the 21st Fighter Squadron brought 10 of their F-16s up from Luke AFB for Dissimilar Air Combat Training with the 142nd Fighter Wing’s F-15s.Read more "Portland DACT"
Airshow traffic, a few rare visitors, and some unusually favorable weather made for a good month at McChord.Read more "KTCM, August 2016"
August at BFI was almost more notable for what I missed out on, rather than what I got to see, but I still managed to capture a few images worth sharing.Read more "KBFI, August 2016"
The 2010 Boeing Seafair Air Show, including the Blue Angels, Warbirds, A-10s, and… Amazon Prime?Read more "SeaFair 2016"
Held just west of Portland in Hillsboro, Oregon, the Oregon International Air Show has become one of the premier air shows in the Pacific Northwest; the favorable light and close-in action has made it especially popular with photographers.Read more "Oregon International Air Show 2016"
SeaFair Weekend draws huge crowds in Seattle each year. It also tends to bring in at least a couple interesting aircraft to BFI.Read more "SeaFair Weekend Visitors"
The summer months at McChord are often not ideal for photography, as the prevailing winds begin to favor a north flow, and heat haze becomes a major problem due to the distances involved. Despite those factors, July was still a relatively good month for catching new and rare subjects.Read more "McChord AFB, July 2016"
The Boeing Aircraft Company celebrated its 100th anniversary on the weekend of July 15th-17th, 2016. The festivities included aircraft static displays, flybys, an after-dark light show, and on Friday the 15th, a line-up of the company’s 7-series aircraft.Read more "Boeing Centennial 7-Series Lineup"
The Boeing 7-series Lineup was not the only attraction for aviation photographers at Boeing Field on July 15th: Numerous local aircraft performed flybys for Boeing’s centennial celebration, and as usual, BFI provided plenty of interesting traffic in its own right.Read more "Boeing Centennial Celebration/KBFI July 15, 2016"
I recently had two opportunities to shoot aircraft on the ramp at Tacoma Narrows Airport; first were a few visitors for the Tacoma Freedom Fair / Wings and Wheels Air Shows: And second, a night shoot with Greg Colyer’s T-33, “Ace Maker II”Read more "Tacoma Narrows Night Shoots"