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The Aero Experience is a celebration of Midwest aviation and aerospace achievement. We invite you to join us as we explore the treasures of Midwest aviation through first-hand experiences. Our contributors take turns flying lead, and we are always looking for new destinations. Check in with The Aero Experience frequently to see where we will land today, and then go out and have your own aero experiences!

Blue skies,

Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Midwest Meets West: Look Back on a Western Adventure

By Fred Harl
The Aero Experience recently posted a series of stories on the trip to the Cal Fire Tanker Bases, but there were other great destinations on that journey. Here we have a blast from the recent past from our western trip, including an appearance by Mark and Jack Nankivil and a previous stop at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.      

Commercial traffic Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Commercial Traffic at Los Angeles International Airport

Estrella Warbirds Museum, Paso Robles, CA 

Grumman F-9F-8P Cougar

Hollister Municipal Airport, CA

Pacific Aerospace 750XL

Cessna 337B Skymaster

Cessna 337F Skymaster 

Luscombe 8A

Moffett Field Historical Society Museum, Moffett Federal Airfield, CA

Historic Airship Hangar 1 

Lockheed P-3C Orion

NASA Lockheed ER-2

NASA Lockheed TF-104G Starfighter

NASA McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet

Naval Air Station Alameda, CA

LTV A-7 Corsair II

Naval Air Station Point Mugu, CA Missile Park

McDonnell Douglas F-4S Phantom II

Grumman F-14A Tomcat

Boeing JB-47E Stratojet 

North American F-100D Super Sabre

Vought F-8U-1 Crusader

Lockheed SP-2E Neptune

North American RA-5C Vigilante 

Santa Fe Municipal Airport, NM 

General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark

Lockheed U-2RT Over Chico, CA

USS Hornet Museum, Alameda, CA

Vought F-8U-1 Crusader

Grumman F-14A Tomcat, McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II

Jet Blast Deflector

North American T-28B Trojan

Apollo and Gemini Test Spacecraft, Sikorsky SH-3H Sea King

Sikorsky SH-3H Sea King Apollo Spacecraft Recovery Aircraft

Sikorsky SH-3H Sea King Apollo Recovery Missions

Kaman SH-2 Sea Sprite

Piasecki HUP Retriever

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