American airpower

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


A-1 Skyraider (multiple)

A-1 Skyraider (multiple)

Some of the Douglas A-1 Skyraider examples I have seen. The AD-5N sits outside...
A-10 Thunderbolt II

A-10 Thunderbolt II

A-10 during an airshow at McChord AFB in 2008 A-10 at McChord AFB; 2...
A-3 Skywarrior (multiple)

A-3 Skywarrior (multiple)

I photographed these Douglas A-3 Skywarrior examples on board the USS...
A-4 Skyhawk (multiple)

A-4 Skyhawk (multiple)

Douglas A-4 Skyhawk wearing some tartan at the Evergreen Aviation Museum...
A-5 Vigilante

A-5 Vigilante

Here are some photos I took of the North American RA-5C Vigilante on...
A-6E Intruder - EA-6B Prowler (multiple)

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

Examples of A-6E Intruders that I have photographed on board the USS Yorktown...
A-7 Corsair II (multiple)

A-7 Corsair II (multiple)

Several examples of the Vought A-7 Corsair II I hav photographed aboard...
AV-8A Harrier

AV-8A Harrier

Here are some photos I took of the Hawker Harrier TAV-8A trainer on display...
B-1 Lancer (multiple)

B-1 Lancer (multiple)

I photographed these Rockwell B-1 Lancer examples in flight during the ...
B-2 Stealth Bomber

B-2 Stealth Bomber

I photographed this Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber in flight ...
B-36 Peacemaker

B-36 Peacemaker

Here are some photos I took of the Convair B-36J 52-2827 Peacemaker on ...
B-47 Stratojet (multiple)

B-47 Stratojet (multiple)

I photographed these Boeing B-47 Stratojet examples on display at the Museum ...
B-50 Superfortress

B-50 Superfortress

Here are some photos I took of the Boeing KB-50J Superfortress on display...
B-52 Stratofortress (multiple)

B-52 Stratofortress (multiple)

I have photographed a few examples of the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress at...
B-57 Canberra

B-57 Canberra

Here are some photos I took of the Martin B-57E 55-4274 Canberra on display...
B-58 Hustler

B-58 Hustler

Here are some photos I took of the Convair B-58A 61-2080 Hustler on display ...
B-66 Destroyer

B-66 Destroyer

Here are some photos I took of the Douglas WB-66D Destroyer on display at...
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

C-119 Flying Boxcar

I photographed this Fairchild C-119C 49-0132 Flying Boxcar at the Pima A...
C-121 / L-1049 Constellation (multiple)

C-121 / L-1049 Constellation (multiple)

Constellation examples at the Udvar Hazy facility and Museum of Flight
C-123 Provider (multiple)

C-123 Provider (multiple)

Here are some photos I took of the Fairchild C-123 Provider airplanes on...
C-124 Globemaster II

C-124 Globemaster II

Here are some photos I took of the Douglas C-124C 52-1004 Globemaster II  ...
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)

Lockheed C-130 Hercules examples seen during an airshow at McChord AFB in...
C-131 Samaritan

C-131 Samaritan

Here are some photos I took of the Convair C-1131F 141017 Samaritan  on ...
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

C-141 Starlifter

Here are some photos I took of the Lockheed C-141  Starlifter on display a...
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...
E-1 Tracer (multiple)

E-1 Tracer (multiple)

I photographed these E-1 Tracer examples on board the USS Yorktown at Patriots...
EC-135 Stratotanker

EC-135 Stratotanker

Here are some photos I took of the Boeing EC-135J 63-8057 Stratotanker  on...
F-100 Super Sabre (multiple)

F-100 Super Sabre (multiple)

F-100 Super Sabre examples I have had the opportunity to photograph, including...
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)

I photographed these Convair F-102 Delta Dagger examples at the Evergreen...
F-104 Starfighter (multiple)

F-104 Starfighter (multiple)

Some of the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter examples I have photographed at the...
F-105 Thunderchief (multiple)

F-105 Thunderchief (multiple)

  I photographed the single-seat F-105 Thunderchief at the Udvar-Hazy...
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-111 Aardvark (multiple)

F-111 Aardvark (multiple)

Some General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark examples I have photographed....
F-14 Tomcat (multiple)

F-14 Tomcat (multiple)

I photographed these Grumman F-14 Tomcat examples at the Museum of Flight,...
F-15 Eagle (multiple)

F-15 Eagle (multiple)

A pair of McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagles in action during an airshow...
F-16 Falcon (multiple)

F-16 Falcon (multiple)

F-16 Falcon examples photographed during an airshow at McChord AFB in 2008,...
F-18 Hornet (multiple)

F-18 Hornet (multiple)

  F-18 Hornets examples including the original Hornets and the souped...
F-22 Raptor (multiple)

F-22 Raptor (multiple)

F-22 Raptor at an air show at McChord AFB. F-22 Raptor at McChord...
F-4 Phantom (multiple)

F-4 Phantom (multiple)

Several F-4 Phantom examples, including the Museum of Flight, The Udvar-Hazy...
F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger II

F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger II

I photographed a Northrop F-5B Freedom Fighter at the Pima Air&Space...
F-8 Crusader (multiple)

F-8 Crusader (multiple)

Vought F-8 Crusaders including examples at Patriots Point in Charleston,...
F-84 Thunderflash

F-84 Thunderflash

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

F-84 Thunderjet

I photographed this F-84 Thunderjet at the Pima Air&Space Museum in...
F-84 Thunderstreak (multiple)

F-84 Thunderstreak (multiple)

Examples of the Republic F-84F Thunderstreak I photographed at the...
F-86 Sabre (multiple)

F-86 Sabre (multiple)

Examples of the North American F-86 Sabre (and other variants) I have photographed...
F-89 Scorpion (multiple)

F-89 Scorpion (multiple)

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

F9F Panther

Here are some photos I took of the Grumman F9F-4 Panther on display...
F9F-8 Cougar (multiple)

F9F-8 Cougar (multiple)

Examples of the Grumman F-9 Cougar (swept-wing version of the F9F Panther)...
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-Fury (multiple)

FJ-Fury (multiple)

I photographed these North American FJ Fury examples with an FJ-3 at...
HU-16 Albatross

HU-16 Albatross

Here are some photos I took of the Grumman HU-16 Albatross on display...
KC-97 Stratofreighter

KC-97 Stratofreighter

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 I photographed, including one at the National Air...
OV-1 Mohawk (multiple)

OV-1 Mohawk (multiple)

Examples of the Grumman OV-1 Mohawk I photographed at the Evergreen Aviation...
OV-10D Bronco

OV-10D Bronco

Here are some photos I took of the North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco...
P-2 Neptune (multiple)

P-2 Neptune (multiple)

I photographed these Lockheed P-2 Neptune at the Pima Air&Space Museum...
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)

Various Blackbird examples from the Museum of Flight in Seattle; the Evergreen...
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)

I photographed the flying T-28 Trojan examples during vintage air...
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)

I took photos of T-33 Shooting Star examples at IWM Duxford in 2008,...
T-38 Talon (multiple)

T-38 Talon (multiple)

I photographed the T-38A 61-0854 (above) at the Pima Air&Space...
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...