US Army Golden Knights Retire C-31 Jump Plane After 34 Years Of Service; Aircraft Sold To European Collection

posted in: Parachute Team | 0
It’s the end of an era for the US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team and airshow spectators across the country; following 34 years of service, the team’s last C-31 Troopship has flown her final jump run with the team! Bearing the name “Excalibur” but more commonly known as “Golden Knight 608” after her tail number,… Read more

Trojan Horsemen Formation Team Announces Retirement

posted in: Warbirds | 1
The Trojan Horsemen formation team has announced their retirement from airshows. In a post to the team’s Facebook page, they explained that the challenges had simply become too much to continue. The team performed at airshows and other events with up to six North American T-28 Trojans in formation. Although the team will be missed,… Read more

Slot Pilot Gene McNeely Retires From Aeroshell Aerobatic Team

posted in: Miscellaneous | 0
Gene McNeely, the slot pilot for AeroShell Aerobatic Team, performed his final air show on November 5th in Stuart, Florida. He had spent the last 24 years flying the slot position for AeroShell. Gene got the flying bug as a kid. After serving in the United States Navy, he used his G.I. Bill to finish… Read more

Details Of The F-4 Phantom Phinale – Final Flight And Retirement Ceremony Date Set

posted in: Military, Popular Posts | 17
We’ve been talking about it nearly all year, and now the details of the F-4 Phantom II’s final flight in US military service are being made public. Holloman AFB, where the remaining F-4s of the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron (Det 1) reside, has announced that they will fly for the last time on December 21st,… Read more