It was a windy day but that didn’t stop aviation enthusiasts from Bangor to as far away as Massachusetts from coming to the Queen City to help celebrate Bangor International Airport’s 50th Anniversary. Spectators were treated to a front row view to everything from a Cessna doing pattern work to 6 Finnish F/A-18s heading to … More BGR Hosts 50th Anniversary Open House
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
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
The 2017 air show season in New England is a few months away, but given the snowy forecast for tomorrow, I decided to throw together a list of shows here in New England as well as a few of the major national shows that are among the best of the best. Here they are with … More 2017 Air Show Schedule
When it was announced that Donald Trump was going to make a stop in the Queen City, the first thing that came to my aviation mind was “PLEASE BRING THE 757!!” N757AF(the tail number for Donald’s Boeing 757-200) is on the photo bucket list of many aviation photographers and enthusiasts alike. The thought crossed my … More Trump Force One Comes to Bangor
Saturday couldn’t have been a better day to get the Cessna(or in my case, Chevy) fired up and take a trip to Bangor International Airport for the Maine Aero Services Open Hangar BBQ and Fly In. The folks at BGR waived all landing fees for those attending and judging by the ramp, it was well … More Maine Aero Open House
So, once upon a time I was a plane geek and had high hopes and dreams of seeing a Dreamliner, an A380, maybe an Antonov 225 thrown in for good measure. Living in Bangor, Maine, America you don’t think of it as a hotbed of aeronautical activity, I mean the majority of aircraft that visit … More Plane Geekery Bucket List. Revised.
Now that Christmas 2015 is over, it’s time to sit back and watch. Watch what you may ask? Watch the news, social media posts and other outlets for those who bought a drone for Junior and had it mysteriously take off. Having browsed a few groups on Facebook, there are already a bunch of postings … More Drones. Everywhere.
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
So I logged in this morning after a cannonball run from Bangor to Fenway Park, and back last night/early this morning. Still waiting for the coffee to sink into my blood stream I was going to start a post on some exciting news. However, I’m going to save that for later. Anyway, I had an … More Happy Anniversary. Ish.