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
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.
The Commemorative Air Force Airbase Arizona is making the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport home to it’s beautifully restored B-17G bomber, the Sentimental Journey, from July 28th through August 7th. Leaving work a little early I made my way to KBHB to check it out. Having seen several B-17’s at air shows on static display, I’ve … More CAF Sentimental Journey
Not a day after a Boeing 747-400 Dreamlifter operated by Atlas Air mistakenly landed at Jabara Airport in Kansas instead of McConnell Air Force Base, it seemed everyone was glued to live streams of the giant aircraft as it attempted to take off on a 6,100 foot runway. Then about 4 hours later, a Cessna … More Busy Day in Aviation
York High School graduate and NASA Astronaut Chris Cassidy returned home from the International Space Station on Tuesday September 10th after 181 days in space. He landed in a Russian Soyuz space craft in Kazakhstan with 2 other Russian cosmonauts. Cassidy boarded a Gulfstream III and headed for the states to undergo medical tests after … More Chris Cassidy Returns from ISS
Big News At BGR On Tuesday there will be an announcement of new service from Bangor International Airport. While there is a lot of speculation, the actual service remains a mystery. There have been several changes inside the airport lately, partially in preparation for the new terminal upgrades, but also to improve passenger flow. One … More New Route Announcement Tuesday
After seeing the very first A319 for American Airlines stop in Bangor on Thursday, the second of 240 stopped in today for a fuel and customs stop. Fortunately for us spotters, the clouds started to burn off and by the time they departed, lighting was much better. A lot better than the 10 minutes post … More Another AAL A319 Comes to Bangor