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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Nellis AFB Aviation Nation Air Show 2017 - Pt 5 Say 'Bye'

I wasn't able to watch FiFi, the B-29 come in but Bettina got some excellent pics. However, On Monday, as most of the air show participants were leaving I did see her take off from Nellis. I saw the U-2 take off as well from Nellis while at the same time Bettina saw it from the house and managed to get a few photos of planes leaving. Here's a couple of parting shots. Enjoy! Opa Fritz and Oma Bettina












Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Nellis AFB Aviation Nation Air Show 2017 - Pt 4 Opa Fritz Pics From Saturday 11 Nov

The Air Show that never dies LOL Well, we did get a lot of pics and some were actually pretty good On our second day to the show I concentrated on the static displays - although there's a few nice flying shots as well. Enjoy! Opa Fritz and Oma Bettina




Close up details of the PB4Y-2 Privateer




IDENTIFIED: U-28 Pilatus



































































Chevy 2 1/2 Ton 4x4 Truck















Grouping of CJ-6 Nanchang's







"Vegas Strong" F-15









This was the first display of models I've seen at the air show in some years.
Excellent work







U-2 Spy Plane

This is the plane I saw flying in the evening before as we were leaving the air show








HH-65 Dolphin




UH-60 Black Hawk


I just couldn't identify this one
IDENTIFIED: UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter
(Thanx to Chris Knight!)