Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Boss Birds & Fuji-san

Today we present a real purty pikshur taken roughly ten years ago...

This fine family portrait of Carrier Air Wing Five's CAG birds and one of the CODs was snapped in April of 2007, with Fujiyama providing a fine backdrop.

Here's the official US Navy caption:

MOUNT FUJI, Japan (April 12, 2007) - Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 perform a formation flight in front of Mount Fuji. CVW-5 is embarked aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Kitty Hawk operates from Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jarod Hodge


Here's some close-ups...

E-2C Hawkeye from VAW-113 'Liberty Bells' and C-2A Greyhound from VRC-30 'Passwords' Det.5.

EA-6B Prowler from VAQ-136 'Gauntlets' and F/A-18F Super Hornet from VFA-102 'Diamondbacks'.

F/A-18E Super Hornet from VFA-27 'Royal Maces' and F/A-18C Hornet from VFA-192 'Golden Dragons'.

F/A-18C Hornet from VFA-195 'Dambusters'.

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Hans und sein Hund, Maximillian

Been a while...

In this installment of our little cyber-rag, we continue a running series on mascots with this fine shot of a Luftwaffe 109 driver, who we shall refer to as Hans, and his poochie, who we shall refer to as Maximillian. Now, your blogmeister is no authority on poochie body language but, for some reason, he can't help thinking that Max looks somewhat less than enthused about the whole situation in which he finds himself...

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