Korea, Vietnam and beyond

Here are some photos I have taken of the military planes that made their mark in the Cold War era.


American airpower

Here are some photos I have taken of US military planes that made their mark...
A-1 Skyraider (multiple)

A-1 Skyraider (multiple)

A-1 Skyraider examples at McMinnville, Historic Flight Museum, McChord AFB,...
A-10 Thunderbolt II (multiple)

A-10 Thunderbolt II (multiple)

A-10A Thunderbolt II examples at McChord AFB and the NMoUSAF
A-3 Skywarrior (multiple)

A-3 Skywarrior (multiple)

Douglas A-3 Skywarrior examples at Patriots Point, Pima and Yanks/Chino
A-4 Skyhawk (multiple)

A-4 Skyhawk (multiple)

A-4 Skyhawk examples at the Evergreen Aviation Museum, Museum of Flight, NASM,...
A-5 Vigilante

A-5 Vigilante

North American RA-5C Vigilante on display at Pima
A-6E Intruder - EA-6B Prowler (multiple)

A-6E Intruder - EA-6B Prowler (multiple)

A-6E Intruders and EA-6B Prowlers photographed at Patriots Point, NASM, MoF,...
A-7 Corsair II (multiple)

A-7 Corsair II (multiple)

A-7 Corsair II examples at Pima, McMinnville, March AFB, Yanks-Chino, NMoUSAF,...
A-9A Northrup prototype

A-9A Northrup prototype

Northrup prototype YA-9A at March AFB
Aero Commander (multiple)

Aero Commander (multiple)

Aero Commander examples at March AFB and the NMoUSAF
AV-8A Harrier

AV-8A Harrier

Hawker Harrier TAV-8A trainer on display at Pima
B-1 Lancer (multiple)

B-1 Lancer (multiple)

B-1 Lancer at McChord AFB and the NMoUSAF
B-2 Spirit

B-2 Spirit

B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber at the NMoUSAF and in flight over McChord AFB.
B-36 Peacemaker (multiple)

B-36 Peacemaker (multiple)

Convair B-36 Peacemaker examples at Pima and the NMoUSAF
B-45 Tornado

B-45 Tornado

B-45 Tornado at the NMoUSAF
B-47 Stratojet (multiple)

B-47 Stratojet (multiple)

Boeing B-47 Stratojet examples at the Museum of Flight, March AFB and Pima
B-50 Superfortress (multiple)

B-50 Superfortress (multiple)

B-50 Superfortresses at Chino and Pima.
B-52 Stratofortress (multiple)

B-52 Stratofortress (multiple)

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress examples at McChord, Detroit, Pima, Paine Field,...
B-57 Canberra (multiple)

B-57 Canberra (multiple)

Martin B-57 Canberra examples at the NMoUSAF, Pima and March AFB
B-58 Hustler (multiple)

B-58 Hustler (multiple)

Convair B-58 Hustler examples at Pima and the NMoUSAF
B-66 Destroyer (multiple)

B-66 Destroyer (multiple)

Douglas B-66 Destroyer examples at Pima and the NMoUSAF
Bird of Prey

Bird of Prey

Boeing Bird of Prey at the NMoUSAF
C-117 Super Gooneybird

C-117 Super Gooneybird

Here are some photos I took of the Douglas C-117D 50826 Super Gooneybird ...
C-118 Liftmaster

C-118 Liftmaster

Here are some photos I took of the Douglas VC-118A Liftmaster on display...
C-119 Flying Boxcar (multiple)

C-119 Flying Boxcar (multiple)

I photographed these Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar examples at the Pima...
C-121 / L-1049 Constellation (multiple)

C-121 / L-1049 Constellation (multiple)

Constellation examples at the Udvar Hazy facility, Pima, the NMMoUSAF and Museum...
C-123 Provider (multiple)

C-123 Provider (multiple)

C-123 Provider at Pima, Yanks/Chino and March AFB.
C-124 Globemaster II (multiple)

C-124 Globemaster II (multiple)

Here are some photos I took of Douglas C-124C Globemaster II examples on...
C-125 Raider

C-125 Raider

Here are some photos I took of the Northrup YC-125A Raider on display at...
C-127 Beaver

C-127 Beaver

The C-127 was the original designated the de Havilland Canada DHC-2...
C-130 Hercules (multiple)

C-130 Hercules (multiple)

C-130 Hercules examples at McChord AFB, Pima and the NMoUSAF.
C-131 Samaritan (multiple)

C-131 Samaritan (multiple)

Convair C-131 Samaritan examples on display at Pima and March AFB
C-133 Cargomaster

C-133 Cargomaster

Here are some photos I took of the Douglas C-133B 59-0527 Cargomaster on...
C-14 STOL concept

C-14 STOL concept

I photographed this Boeing YC-14 STOL prototype at the Pima Air&Space...
C-140 Jetstar

C-140 Jetstar

Here are some photos I took of the Lockheed VC-140B Jetstar on display at...
C-141 Starlifter (multiple)

C-141 Starlifter (multiple)

Here are some photos I took of Lockheed C-141 Starlifter examples on display...
C-17 Globemaster

C-17 Globemaster

C-17 Globemaster examples on the ground and in the air during airshows at...
C-5 Galaxy

C-5 Galaxy

I photographed this C-5 Galaxy during the 2016 Air Expo at McChord AFB. C-5 ...
C-82 Packet

C-82 Packet

Here are some photos I took of the Fairchild C-82A 44-23006 Packet on display ...
C-97 Stratofreighter

C-97 Stratofreighter

Here are some photos I took of the Boeing C-97G 52-2626 Stratofreighter...
CQ-10A (UAV) Snow Goose

CQ-10A (UAV) Snow Goose

I photographed this MMIST CQ-10A (UAV) Snow Goose at March AFB in 2018. CQ-10A...
D-21 Drone (multiple)

D-21 Drone (multiple)

D-21 drones on display at the NMoUSAF, Pima, March AFB, McMinnville, and the...
E-1 Tracer (multiple)

E-1 Tracer (multiple)

E-1 Tracer examples at Patriots Point and Pima
E-2C Hawkeye

E-2C Hawkeye

Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye on display at the Yanks Air Museum in Chino
EC-135 Looking Glass / ARIA (multiple)

EC-135 Looking Glass / ARIA (multiple)

Boeing EC-135 examples on display at the NMoUSAF and Pima
F-100 Super Sabre (multiple)

F-100 Super Sabre (multiple)

North American F-100 Super Sabre examples at Pima, Palm Springs, Yanks/Chino,...
F-101 Voodoo (multiple)

F-101 Voodoo (multiple)

I photographed the first production Voodoo, McDonnell F-101-1-MC 53-2418...
F-102 Delta Dagger (multiple)

F-102 Delta Dagger (multiple)

F-102 Delta Dagger examples at the Evergreen Aviation Museum, Palm Springs,...
F-104 Starfighter (multiple)

F-104 Starfighter (multiple)

Lockheed F-104 Starfighter examples at McMinnville, NASM, Yanks/Chino, Pima...
F-105 Thunderchief (multiple)

F-105 Thunderchief (multiple)

F-105 Thunderchief at the Flying Heritage Collection, IWM Duxford, Pima, March...
F-106 Delta Dart (multiple)

F-106 Delta Dart (multiple)

I photographed these Convair F-106 Delta Dart examples at the Evergreen...
F-107A prototype

F-107A prototype

Here are some photos I took of the North American F-107A prototype on display...
F-11 Tiger

F-11 Tiger

Grumman F-11 Tiger on display at the Yanks Air Museum
F-111 Aardvark / Raven (multiple)

F-111 Aardvark / Raven (multiple)

General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark examples at the NMoUSAF, Pima, March AFB and...
F-14 Tomcat (multiple)

F-14 Tomcat (multiple)

F-14 Tomcat examples at the Museum of Flight, McMinnville, Yanks/Chino, Pima,...
F-15 Eagle (multiple)

F-15 Eagle (multiple)

McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagles at McChord, IWM Duxford, March AFB, Yanks/Pima,...
F-16 Falcon (multiple)

F-16 Falcon (multiple)

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon examples at Palm Springs, NMoUSAF, McChord...
F-18 Hornet (multiple)

F-18 Hornet (multiple)

F-18 Hornets at Patriots Point, Palm Springs, Pima, MoF, Yanks/Chino and several...
F-22 Raptor (multiple)

F-22 Raptor (multiple)

Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor examples at the NMoUSAF and McChord AFB.
F-4 Phantom II (multiple)

F-4 Phantom II (multiple)

F-4 Phantom examples at the MoF, NASM Udvar-Hazy, NMoUSAF, McMinnville, Pima,...
F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger II (multiple)

F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger II (multiple)

Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter examples at Pima, Yanks/Chino and the Evergreen...
F-8 Crusader (multiple)

F-8 Crusader (multiple)

Vought F-8 Crusaders including examples at Patriots Point in Charleston,...
F-80 Shooting Star

F-80 Shooting Star

F-80 Shooting Star at the NMoUSAF
F-82 Twin Mustang (multiple)

F-82 Twin Mustang (multiple)

North American F-82 Twin Mustangs at the NMoUSAF
F-84 Thunderflash

F-84 Thunderflash

RF-84F Thunderflash I photographed at the Pima Air&Space Museum in Tucson....
F-84C Thunderjet (multiple)

F-84C Thunderjet (multiple)

Republic F-84 Thunderjet examples at Pima, Yanks/Chino and March AFB
F-84F Thunderstreak (multiple)

F-84F Thunderstreak (multiple)

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak examples at McMinnville, Pima, PoF Chino, Palm...
F-86 Sabre (multiple)

F-86 Sabre (multiple)

F-86 Sabre (and other variants) at the Evergreen Aviation Museum, Palm Springs,...
F-89 Scorpion (multiple)

F-89 Scorpion (multiple)

Examples of the Northrup F-89 Scorpion examples at the Evergreen Aviation...
F-94 Starfire

F-94 Starfire

Here are some photos I took of the Lockheed F-94 Starfire on display at ...
F2H Banshee

F2H Banshee

Here are some photos I took of the McDonnell F2H-2P Banshee on display...
F3D / F-10 Skyknight

F3D / F-10 Skyknight

Here are some photos I took of the Douglas TF-10B Skyknight on display at...
F3H / F-3 Demon

F3H / F-3 Demon

Here are some photos I took of the McDonnell F3H-2N (F-3C) Demon on...
F4D-1 (F-6A) Skyray

F4D-1 (F-6A) Skyray

Here are some photos I took of the Douglas F4D-1 (F-6A) Skyray on display ...
F5D Skylancer

F5D Skylancer

I photographed this Douglas F5D Skylancer project at the Evergreen...
F9F Panther (multiple)

F9F Panther (multiple)

Grumman F9F Panther examples at Pima, Yanks/Chino and PoF Chino
F9F-8 Cougar (multiple)

F9F-8 Cougar (multiple)

Grumman F-9 Cougar examples at Pima, Patriots Point, Yanks/Chino, McMinnville...
FH-1 Phantom 1

FH-1 Phantom 1

Here are some photos I took of the McDonnell FH-1 Phantom 1 on display at...
FJ-1 Fury

FJ-1 Fury

North American FJ-1 Fury on display at the Yanks Air Museum
FJ-3 Fury (multiple)

FJ-3 Fury (multiple)

North American FJ-3 Fury examples at McMinnville and PoF Chino
FJ-4 Fury (multiple)

FJ-4 Fury (multiple)

North American FJ-4 Fury examples at Pima and McChord AFB
HU-16 Albatross (multiple)

HU-16 Albatross (multiple)

Grumman HU-16 Albatross examples at Pima, Yanks/Chino and March AFB
KC-135 Stratotanker

KC-135 Stratotanker

Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker at March AFB
KC-97 Stratofreighter (multiple)

KC-97 Stratofreighter (multiple)

Here are some photos I took of the Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter on...
MQ-1 Predator (multiple)

MQ-1 Predator (multiple)

MQ-1 Predator examples at the National Air & Space Museum, March AFB and McChord...
O-2B Skymaster

O-2B Skymaster

Cessna O-2 Skymaster at March AFB
OV-1 Mohawk (multiple)

OV-1 Mohawk (multiple)

Grumman OV-1 Mohawk examples at McMinnville, PoF Chino and Pima
OV-10D Bronco

OV-10D Bronco

OV-10 Bronco at Pima
P-2 Neptune (multiple)

P-2 Neptune (multiple)

Lockheed P-2 Neptune examples at Pima and Madras
P-80 Shooting Star

P-80 Shooting Star

Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star on display at the Planes of Fame Museum in Chin...
RB-1 Conestoga

RB-1 Conestoga

Here are some photos I took of the Budd RB-1 Conestoga on display at the...
RQ-4A Global Hawk

RQ-4A Global Hawk

RQ-4A Global Hawk at the Evergreen Aviation Museum. RQ-4A Global...
RQ-7A Shadow 200

RQ-7A Shadow 200

RQ-7A Shadow 200 I photographed at the National Air & Space Museum in...
S-2 Tracker (multiple)

S-2 Tracker (multiple)

I photographed this Grumman S-2E Tracker on board the USS Yorktown at Patriots...
S-3B Viking (multiple)

S-3B Viking (multiple)

Examples of the Lockheed S-3B Viking on board the USS Yorktown at...
SR-71 Blackbird family (multiple)

SR-71 Blackbird family (multiple)

SR-71 Blackbird examples in Seattle; McMinnville, IWM Duxford, March AFB and NASM ...
T-1A Seastar

T-1A Seastar

I photographed this Lockheed T-1A Seastar 144200 at the Pima Air&Space...
T-28 Trojan (mutiple)

T-28 Trojan (mutiple)

T-28 Trojan examples at Paine Field, Olympia, Palm Springs and Pima.
T-29 Flying Classroom

T-29 Flying Classroom

Here are some photos I took of the Convair T-29B Flying Classroom on...
T-2C Buckeye

T-2C Buckeye

T-2C Buckeye at the Evergreen Aviation Museum. T-2C Buckeye at Evergreen...
T-33 Shooting Star (multiple)

T-33 Shooting Star (multiple)

Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star examples at IWM Duxford, NASM Udvar-Hazy, PoF Chino, ...
T-37 Tweet

T-37 Tweet

Cessna T-37B Tweet on display at March AFB
T-38 Talon (multiple)

T-38 Talon (multiple)

T-38 Talon examples at Pima, NMoUSAF, March AFB. and McChord AFB
T-39 Sabreliner

T-39 Sabreliner

Here are some photos I took of the North American CT-39A Sabreliner on...
T-6A Texan II

T-6A Texan II

T-6A Texan II trainer that was on display at McChord AFB in 2016. T-6A...
U-8D Seminole

U-8D Seminole

Here are some photos I took of the Beechcraft U-8D Seminole on display...
X-35B STOVL

X-35B STOVL

X-35B STOVL at the Udvar-Hazy facility in Washington DC. X-35B STOVL; Udvar-Hazy ...
X-45A

X-45A

Boeing X-45A Joint Unmanned Combat Air System (J-UCAS) I photographed at...

British airpower (and allies)

Here are some photos I have taken of military planes from the United Kingdom...
Avro CF-100 Canuck

Avro CF-100 Canuck

Avro CF-100 Canuck at the NMoUSAF
Avro Shackleton (multiple)

Avro Shackleton (multiple)

Avro Shackleton examples at IWM Duxford and Pima
Avro Vulcan B2

Avro Vulcan B2

Avro Vulcan B2 at the IWM Duxford -- I took these during visit to England ...
CT-133 Silver Star

CT-133 Silver Star

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star at PoF Chino
Dassault Mystère

Dassault Mystère

Here are some photos I took of the Dassault Mystère IV A on display at t...
Dassault-Breguet/Dornier Alpha Jet

Dassault-Breguet/Dornier Alpha Jet

Here are some photos I took of the Dassault-Breguet/Dornier Alpha Jet A...
de Havilland DH100 Vampire (multiple)

de Havilland DH100 Vampire (multiple)

de Havilland DH100 Vampire examples at the Evergreen Aviation Museum and Ch...
EKW C-3605 Schlepp

EKW C-3605 Schlepp

EKW C-3605 Schlepp at PoF Chino
English Electric Lightning (multiple)

English Electric Lightning (multiple)

Some English Electric Lightning examples I photographed during a trip...
Fairey Gannet (multiple)

Fairey Gannet (multiple)

I photographed these Fairey Gannet examples at the IWM Duxford in 2008 and...
Folland Gnat

Folland Gnat

Folland Gnat T.1 at PoF Chino
Fouga CM-170 Magister

Fouga CM-170 Magister

Fouga CM-170 Magister at McChord AFB
Gloster Meteor

Gloster Meteor

Gloster Meteor at PoF Chino
Hawker Harrier Gr.3 - RAF (multiple)

Hawker Harrier Gr.3 - RAF (multiple)

Hawker Siddeley Harrier examples at IWM Duxford , RAF London and Pima
Hawker Hunter

Hawker Hunter

Here are some photos I took of the Hawker Hunter F.58 (export version for...
Hawker Kestrel

Hawker Kestrel

Here are some photos I took of the Hawker Siddeley FGa1 Kestrel on display...
Panavia IDS Tornado

Panavia IDS Tornado

Here are some photos I took of the Panavia IDS Tornado 43+74 on display...
Sepecat Jaguar

Sepecat Jaguar

Here are some photos I took of the Sepecat GR.3A Jaguar on display at the...
Vickers 744 Viscount

Vickers 744 Viscount

Here are some photos I took of the Vickers 744 Viscount on display at the...

Soviet Military Planes

post-WWII Soviet aircraft
MiG-15 Fagot (multiple)

MiG-15 Fagot (multiple)

MiG-15 examples at the NASM Udvar-Hazy, McMinnville, Pima, Chino PoF, Palm Springs,...
MiG-17 Fresco (multiple)

MiG-17 Fresco (multiple)

MiG-17 examples at the Evergreen Aviation Museum, McChord AFB, Pima, Chino PoF,...
MiG-19 Farmer (multiple)

MiG-19 Farmer (multiple)

Here are some photos I took of MiG-19 Farmer examples, including the Shenyang...
MiG-21 Fishbed (multiple)

MiG-21 Fishbed (multiple)

MiG-21 examples at the NASM Udvar-Hazy; Pima, Palm Springs, March AFB, Chino...
MiG-23 Flogger (multple)

MiG-23 Flogger (multple)

MiG-23 Flogger examples I have photographed at the Evergreen Aviation Museum...
MiG-29 Fulcrum (multiple)

MiG-29 Fulcrum (multiple)

MiG-29 Fulcrum on static display in McMinnville, Ore., and the MiG-29UB...
TS-11 Iskra

TS-11 Iskra

TS-11 Iskra at the Planes of Fame Museum in Chino
Yak-18

Yak-18

Yak-18 example at PoF Chino