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

The Berlin Express Makes Fuel Stop in Bangor

After a stopover in Dunkirk, New York last night, the Berlin Express made it’s appearance in Bangor on Thursday morning.¬†Originally scheduled to land around 6pm Wednesday night, the North American P-51B Mustang touched down on runway 33 at Bangor International around 10am local time. The Berlin Express rose to notoriety in World War II when … More The Berlin Express Makes Fuel Stop in Bangor

2017 Maine Aviation Forum Held In Owls Head

Despite the heatwave, aviators and aviation stakeholders across the state gathered in Owls Head at the Owls Head Transportation Museum today for the 9th annual Maine Aviation Forum. The morning started off with updates from 5 Experimental Aircraft Association chapters in Maine and some of the projects they have in the works along with 3 … More 2017 Maine Aviation Forum Held In Owls Head

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

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