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"
June brought a number of new and interesting visitors to Boeing Field, including a pair of RC-12Ks traveling to Arizona from their base in Korea, the 747-400 Global SuperTanker, the first visit of a US Coast Guard C-27J, and a US Army EO-5C.Read more "KBFI, June 2016"
June brought the opportunity to catch several aircraft that had been fairly high on my “wish list,” including several C-130s, CV-22s, an E-6B, and a C-32Read more "McChord AFB, June 2016"
June 25, 2016, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island opened its gates to the public for its annual open house; 2016’s festivities were hosted by Patrol Squadron (VP-) 46 “Grey Knights,” and included static displays, open cockpits, a Search and Rescue demo, and flybys by the EA-18G Fleet Replenishment Squadron, vAQ-129.Read more "2016 NAS Whidbey Island Open House"