The “Boneyard” at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

In March 2011 I visited a place that should be on every aviation enthusiasts must see list for North America: the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARG) at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, South of Tucson, Arizona. What on earth is that? Well it is better known as the “Boneyard“. After WW2 the US Air Force established an open…

Warbirds, Helicopters, Jet Fighters and Poutine….thankyou Canada :-)

12th August, 2011 Abbotsford International Air Show Canada’s national air show is held in Abbotsford, British Columbia each year for 3 days (the show has been running since 1962). Abbotsford is just across the border from Washington state, USA. Originally I had planned to attend the show on August 13th on a bus tour from Seattle, this…

The Red, White and Blue

JULY 4th, 2011 Independence Day A day to celebrate US independence from the British in 1776. July 4th was the day the Declaration of Independence was approved, but legally the separation of the US colonies actually happened on July 2nd! The day is a public holiday and traditionally is celebrated with BBQ’s and fireworks. All these…