September 15, 2014
Own the night.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Erica Stooksbury, a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft pilot with the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, adjusts the cockpit lighting controls in a C-17 over Iraq Aug. 30, 2014, after a humanitarian airdrop mission over Amirli, Iraq. Two C-17s dropped 79 container delivery system bundles of fresh drinking water, or 7,513 gallons. Two C-130 Hercules aircraft dropped 30 bundles, which contained 3,032 gallons of fresh drinking water and 7,056 meals, ready to eat. President Barack Obama authorized humanitarian aid deliveries to Iraq as well as targeted airstrikes to protect U.S. personnel from extremists known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. U.S. Central Command directed the operations. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr./Released)

Own the night.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Erica Stooksbury, a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft pilot with the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, adjusts the cockpit lighting controls in a C-17 over Iraq Aug. 30, 2014, after a humanitarian airdrop mission over Amirli, Iraq. Two C-17s dropped 79 container delivery system bundles of fresh drinking water, or 7,513 gallons. Two C-130 Hercules aircraft dropped 30 bundles, which contained 3,032 gallons of fresh drinking water and 7,056 meals, ready to eat. President Barack Obama authorized humanitarian aid deliveries to Iraq as well as targeted airstrikes to protect U.S. personnel from extremists known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. U.S. Central Command directed the operations. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr./Released)

September 13, 2014
You like airplanes, too? turned 5 today!

Well, I’ll be! Can’t believe this little project is 5 yrs. old today! Thanks to all of the long time followers as well as to anyone who just recently found us! I appreciate the likes, reblogs, twitter messages, and e-mails very much! 

Cheers y’all!

You like airplanes, too? turned 5 today!

Well, I’ll be! Can’t believe this little project is 5 yrs. old today! Thanks to all of the long time followers as well as to anyone who just recently found us! I appreciate the likes, reblogs, twitter messages, and e-mails very much!

Cheers y’all!

September 11, 2014
Photo credit: Jason Powell

Photo credit: Jason Powell

September 10, 2014
Fill ‘er up! Looks like this F/A-18F Super Hornet is going up with his buddy refueling pod.

PACIFIC OCEAN (May 31, 2014) An F/A-18F Super Hornet from the “Diamondbacks” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 launches from the flight deck of the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Chris Cavagnaro/RELEASED)

Fill ‘er up! Looks like this F/A-18F Super Hornet is going up with his buddy refueling pod.

PACIFIC OCEAN (May 31, 2014) An F/A-18F Super Hornet from the “Diamondbacks” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 launches from the flight deck of the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Chris Cavagnaro/RELEASED)

September 10, 2014
Four T-6s showing their stuff at the 2014 Canadian International Air Show. Beautifully shot by Florin Chelaru.

Four T-6s showing their stuff at the 2014 Canadian International Air Show. Beautifully shot by Florin Chelaru.

September 5, 2014
A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refuels a Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 over Iraq Aug. 21, 2014. President Barack Obama authorized humanitarian aid deliveries to Iraq as well as targeted airstrikes to protect U.S. personnel from extremists known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. U.S. Central Command directed the operations. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel, U.S. Air Force/Released)

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refuels a Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 over Iraq Aug. 21, 2014. President Barack Obama authorized humanitarian aid deliveries to Iraq as well as targeted airstrikes to protect U.S. personnel from extremists known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. U.S. Central Command directed the operations. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel, U.S. Air Force/Released)

September 5, 2014
A British Airways Boeing 747 lines up for departure out of KSFO. I feel like I’ve been featuring lots of SFO stuff lately .. coincidentally I’ll be there at the end of the month! Photo by Angelo DeSantis.

A British Airways Boeing 747 lines up for departure out of KSFO. I feel like I’ve been featuring lots of SFO stuff lately .. coincidentally I’ll be there at the end of the month! Photo by Angelo DeSantis.

September 4, 2014
Patrouille Suisse flying their F-5Es in trail behind their bigger civvy brother, the SwissAir Airbus A330. Awesome snap by Peter Gronemann.

Patrouille Suisse flying their F-5Es in trail behind their bigger civvy brother, the SwissAir Airbus A330. Awesome snap by Peter Gronemann.

August 29, 2014
I haven’t featured the boys in red, white, and green in some time. I am of course talking about the Frecce Tricolori, Italy’s own military display team. Photo by Jez B.

I haven’t featured the boys in red, white, and green in some time. I am of course talking about the Frecce Tricolori, Italy’s own military display team. Photo by Jez B.

August 27, 2014
I do what I can to make my workspace “cool.” But it’ll never be as cool as this guy’s desk.

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 21, 2014) Lt. Evan Werner, a Pittsburgh native assigned to the “Sidewinders” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86, waits to be signaled toward the catapult on the bow of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is participating in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC exercise from June 26 to Aug. 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2014 is the 24th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Torrian Neeman/Released)

I do what I can to make my workspace “cool.” But it’ll never be as cool as this guy’s desk.

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 21, 2014) Lt. Evan Werner, a Pittsburgh native assigned to the “Sidewinders” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86, waits to be signaled toward the catapult on the bow of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is participating in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC exercise from June 26 to Aug. 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2014 is the 24th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Torrian Neeman/Released)

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