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)

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)

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