PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 3, 2012) Aviation boatswain’s mates (handling) on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) move an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Wallbangers of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117 prior to the evenings foreign object damage (FOD) walk down. Nimitz is currently underway participating in the ship’s Composite Training Unit Exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ryan J. Mayes/Released)
Air show parking U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxies cargo aircraft aligned on a Westover, Mass. Air Reserve Base runway, to make room for air show aircraft this past August. The 2012 Great New England Air Show was the largest Westover has had since 1974, boasting more than 60 aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by SrA Kelly Galloway)
A C-17 Globemaster III from the 3rd Wing, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson takes off March 22, 2014, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The aircraft marked the first C-17 landing at the Sendai airport since the devastating earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Osakabe Yasuo)
The first F-35A Lightning II to land at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, arrives Sept. 13, 2013. The multirole, fifth-generation fighter arrived from the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron at Nellis AFB, Nev., and is scheduled to undergo post-production modifications at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex in Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd/Released)
What a fantastic day we had at the Panama International Air Show today! This air show takes place every year at the Panama Pacifico International Airport (known as Howard Air Force Base back when the Canal Zone was occupied by the United States).