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

Travel Blog: TPA

I’ve been severely lacking with my updates lately. This whole working for a living gets in the way of the fun things. Back in April I visited my parents in Florida, armed with a new 300mm lens I couldn’t wait to try it out. Fortunately I planned some plane geekery at the Fun N Sun … More Travel Blog: TPA

United Resumes Flights from BGR to ORD

Today marked the day United Air Lines resumed scheduled air service from Bangor to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. With the official announcement coming in February, United began flying seasonal scheduled flights to Chicago with Canadair CRJ700 regional jets this afternoon. United 3625, a 2 1/2 hour flight departed on runway 15 bound for the Windy City … More United Resumes Flights from BGR to ORD

Travel Blog: LAS

As I may have mentioned a time or twelve before, my day job is in the construction industry. Every three years, anyone remotely associated with the construction business flocks to the City of Sin for ConExpo/ConAgg. By day you roam the grounds at the Las Vegas Convention Center checking out the newest equipment, technology and … More Travel Blog: LAS