BGR Closes 2017 With Another Cargo Operation

Mid morning on a frosty New Years Eve morning, a Volga Dnepr Ilyushin IL-76 glided over the Penobscot River and touched down on Bangor International Airport’s runway 33. Typically a fuel stop or an overnight rest for the crew, this time the IL-76’s destination was Bangor. Several weeks in the works with teams from BGR … More BGR Closes 2017 With Another Cargo Operation

Heavy Cargo Operation At Bangor International

Two weeks of coordination between several organizations culminated in an Antonov Airlines AN-124 Ruslan’s front cargo door opening to receive two 53′ shipping containers and other miscellaneous pallets on the ramp at Bangor International Airport. The shipping containers housed a high tech water filtration system manufactured in New Gloucester, Maine by Emerging Compounds Treatment Technologies … More Heavy Cargo Operation At Bangor International

Israeli Air Force F-16s Provide Wakeup Call To Bangor Area Residents

Around 5:45 this morning, the skies over greater Bangor came alive with the dull roar of 2 Israeli Air Force Boeing 707 refueling tankers as they sped down the runway at Bangor International Airport. Soon thereafter the first flight of 5 F-16 Viper aircraft took to the sky. The sound of of jet fuel roaring … More Israeli Air Force F-16s Provide Wakeup Call To Bangor Area Residents

The (not so)Great State of Maine Air Show

After a 2 year hiatus, the Great(ish) State of Maine Air Show came back to the Brunswick Executive Airport(formerly the Brunswick Naval Air Station) for a Labor Day Weekend extravaganza. Ish. The Blue Angels and their herculean C-130 Hercules dubbed Fat Albert, along with the F-22 Raptor demo team highlighted an otherwise very anti-climactic show. … More The (not so)Great State of Maine Air Show

Travel Blog: PWM

Perched on the banks of the Fore River in Portland is Maine’s busiest commercial airport. Mainline service includes Delta, US Airways, Jet Blue and Southwest(previously AirTran). Also operating out of PWM are regional carriers for US Airways, Delta and United. My experiences at PWM are limited, having only flown out of there 4 times on … More Travel Blog: PWM