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by awal2049
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: VFC-12 Proposed Super Hornet Paint Schemes
Replies: 2
Views: 485

VFC-12 Proposed Super Hornet Paint Schemes

VFC-12 at NAS Oceana will be saying goodbye to their F/A-18A+ Legacy Hornets and upgrading to 12 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets next year, according to the drive. The proposed paint schemes are all shown in the article. I'm partial to the Iranian Tomcat, Lizard, Cloud, and Sierra, but only time will tell w...
by awal2049
Sun Nov 08, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: Lockheed Martin Space and Air Show 2020
Replies: 24
Views: 7835

Re: Lockheed Martin Space and Air Show 2020

There were also only 2 statics, a C-5 and a T-38. I've noticed a pretty sharp decline of static displays at shows in recent years. With the drive-in format some shows are adopting, they don't really make much sense. It will be interesting to see, when things return to normal, how dense the static d...
by awal2049
Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: Blue Angels Beach Buzz, Nov 4 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 1299

Blue Angels Beach Buzz, Nov 4 2020

The Blue Angels will be flying over Pensacola Beach, FL on November 4th at 4:00pm. This will be the final flight for the team's Legacy Hornets. The six legacy jets will be accompanied by their new Super Hornets (unsure how many) and Bert. https://www-fox10tv-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.fox10tv.co...
by awal2049
Sat Oct 03, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: NASA Super Guppy in my area
Replies: 5
Views: 1091

Re: NASA Super Guppy in my area

Apparently it was at Cherry Point the week before I moved here. Was kinda ticked that I missed it.

https://www.jdnews.com/photogallery/NC/ ... 09994/PH/1
by awal2049
Wed Sep 30, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: Aviation News Mega-Thread
Replies: 1581
Views: 220374

Re: Aviation News Mega-Thread

People who live in Florida will be able to preorder a Blue Angel's license plate for $30 beginning on October 16. Fill out a voucher, and a plate will be shipped when they are available.

https://amp.pnj.com/amp/3561197001
by awal2049
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: Blue Angels, Thunderbirds, and more - Operation America Strong Flyovers
Replies: 292
Views: 128953

Re: Blue Angels, Thunderbirds, and more - Operation America Strong Flyovers

Blue Angels to perform COVID-19 flybys for Pensacola and surrounding areas tomorrow (Sept 25) starting at 8 am. Pensacola Beach Perdido Key Community Maritime Park Palafox Street in downtown Pensacola Areas surrounding Pensacola Fire Stations 1, 3 and 4 https://www.cityofpensacola.com/CivicSend/View...
by awal2049
Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Aviation-Related Hobbies
Topic: Microsoft Flight Simulator - Coming 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 5093

Re: Microsoft Flight Simulator - Coming 2020

Here are some funny screenshots I took of DC. Not holding anything against the team. They did an amazing job. I think it's cool that the game is able to generate the world in such accurate detail using real world map data and algorithms. As the map data is updated, the sim will continue to become mo...
by awal2049
Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: Warbird News
Replies: 226
Views: 33978

Re: Warbird News

Two F-100 Super Sabres are being listed for auction by the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. Mojave was used as the test airfield for Stratolaunch. Both aircraft are described as "ready to fly - with some exceptions" according to the article. One has minor damage the the tail and la...
by awal2049
Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: 2020 Airshow Performer Info And Schedules
Topic: 2020 USAF Thunderbirds Schedule
Replies: 20
Views: 10067

Re: 2020 USAF Thunderbirds Schedule

Thunderbirds will be performing a flyby of the Indy 500 on this coming Sunday, Aug 23. https://fox59-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/fox59.com/news/indy-500/us-air-force-thunderbirds-to-perform-flyover-before-start-of-104th-indy-500/amp/?amp_js_v=a3&_gsa=1&usqp=mq331AQFKAGwASA%3D#referrer=https%3...