23 results found
Registration / Serial:158554
Military Code:5Y-03
Aircraft Original Type:Bell 212
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell 212/450 (H-1 Iroquois/Venom)
Aircraft Version:Bell HH-1N Iroquois
C/n (msn):31639
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:6 June 2018
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359932Submit Correction
View count: 296
One of Yuma SAR's four HH-1N flying through rugged terrain north of MCAS Yuma during some hoist training for the unit's SAR corpsmen. This aircraft began its Marine Corps career as a VIP-configured VH-1N and carried Presidents Reagan and Bush Sr. during visits to Europe. It is currently preserved and on display at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, AZ.
Registration / Serial:158554
Aircraft Version:Bell HH-1N Iroquois
C/n (msn):31639
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:6 June 2018
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:158554
Military Code:5Y-03
Aircraft Original Type:Bell 212
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell 212/450 (H-1 Iroquois/Venom)
Aircraft Version:Bell HH-1N Iroquois
C/n (msn):31639
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:6 June 2018
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359932Submit Correction
View count: 296
One of Yuma SAR's four HH-1N flying through rugged terrain north of MCAS Yuma during some hoist training for the unit's SAR corpsmen. This aircraft began its Marine Corps career as a VIP-configured VH-1N and carried Presidents Reagan and Bush Sr. during visits to Europe. It is currently preserved and on display at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, AZ.
Registration / Serial:158554
Aircraft Version:Bell HH-1N Iroquois
C/n (msn):31639
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:6 June 2018
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:168016
Military Code:YW-00
Aircraft Original Type:Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey (901)
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey (901)
Aircraft Version:Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey
C/n (msn):D0146
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Unit Markings:VMM-165
City / Airport:San Clemente Island - San Clemente Island Naval Auxiliary Landing Field / Frederick C Sherman Field (NUC)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:6 February 2020
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359929Submit Correction
View count: 156
VMM-165's colorbird arriving at San Clemente Island with US Marine Corps and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force senior officers to observe Marine JTACs and JFOs from 1st ANGLICO training their JGSDF counterparts on controlling combined-arms fires from fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, mortars, and naval gunfire.
Registration / Serial:168016
Aircraft Version:Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey
C/n (msn):D0146
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:San Clemente Island - San Clemente Island Naval Auxiliary Landing Field / Frederick C Sherman Field (NUC)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:6 February 2020
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:168016
Military Code:YW-00
Aircraft Original Type:Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey (901)
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey (901)
Aircraft Version:Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey
C/n (msn):D0146
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Unit Markings:VMM-165
City / Airport:San Clemente Island - San Clemente Island Naval Auxiliary Landing Field / Frederick C Sherman Field (NUC)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:6 February 2020
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359929Submit Correction
View count: 156
VMM-165's colorbird arriving at San Clemente Island with US Marine Corps and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force senior officers to observe Marine JTACs and JFOs from 1st ANGLICO training their JGSDF counterparts on controlling combined-arms fires from fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, mortars, and naval gunfire.
Registration / Serial:168016
Aircraft Version:Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey
C/n (msn):D0146
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:San Clemente Island - San Clemente Island Naval Auxiliary Landing Field / Frederick C Sherman Field (NUC)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:6 February 2020
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:169297
Military Code:DC-01
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Aircraft Version:Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II
C/n (msn):BF-55
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Unit Markings:VMFA-122
City / Airport:Yuma - MCAS / International (KYUM / YUM / NYL)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:6 April 2021
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359926Submit Correction
View count: 96
An F-35B from VMFA-122 'Flying Leathernecks' doing STOVL pattern work at MCAS Yuma.
Registration / Serial:169297
Aircraft Version:Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II
C/n (msn):BF-55
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Yuma - MCAS / International (KYUM / YUM / NYL)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:6 April 2021
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:169297
Military Code:DC-01
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Aircraft Version:Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II
C/n (msn):BF-55
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Unit Markings:VMFA-122
City / Airport:Yuma - MCAS / International (KYUM / YUM / NYL)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:6 April 2021
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359926Submit Correction
View count: 96
An F-35B from VMFA-122 'Flying Leathernecks' doing STOVL pattern work at MCAS Yuma.
Registration / Serial:169297
Aircraft Version:Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II
C/n (msn):BF-55
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Yuma - MCAS / International (KYUM / YUM / NYL)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:6 April 2021
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:N474MT
Other Marks:474
Aircraft Original Type:Embraer EMB-312 Tucano
Aircraft Generic Type:Embraer EMB-312 Tucano
Aircraft Version:Embraer EMB-312F Tucano
C/n (msn):312474
Operator / Titles:Valkyrie Aero
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:14 March 2019
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359906Submit Correction
View count: 432
One of Valkyrie Aero's ex-French Air Force EMB-312s over the Sonoran Desert in southern Arizona. Valkyrie provides simulated and live-ordnance close air support training for US and allied Joint Terminal Attack Controllers who need to conduct a certain number of live controls annually to remain certified.
Registration / Serial:N474MT
Aircraft Version:Embraer EMB-312F Tucano
C/n (msn):312474
Operator / Titles:Valkyrie Aero
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:14 March 2019
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:N474MT
Other Marks:474
Aircraft Original Type:Embraer EMB-312 Tucano
Aircraft Generic Type:Embraer EMB-312 Tucano
Aircraft Version:Embraer EMB-312F Tucano
C/n (msn):312474
Operator / Titles:Valkyrie Aero
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:14 March 2019
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359906Submit Correction
View count: 432
One of Valkyrie Aero's ex-French Air Force EMB-312s over the Sonoran Desert in southern Arizona. Valkyrie provides simulated and live-ordnance close air support training for US and allied Joint Terminal Attack Controllers who need to conduct a certain number of live controls annually to remain certified.
Registration / Serial:N474MT
Aircraft Version:Embraer EMB-312F Tucano
C/n (msn):312474
Operator / Titles:Valkyrie Aero
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:14 March 2019
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:157733
Military Code:YZ-28
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-65
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-65 (H-53)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallion
C/n (msn):65309
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Unit Markings:HMH-363
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:21 October 2011
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359904Submit Correction
View count: 98
A CH-53D wearing HMH-383 'Lucky Red Lions' markings but on loan to MAWTS-1 for WTI course 1-12 landing at a local park in Yuma, Arizona for a non-combatant evacuation operations (NEO) event as part of the course. WTI 1-12 was the final course that produced Weapons and Tactics Instructors for the Marine Corps' CH-53D fleet.
Registration / Serial:157733
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallion
C/n (msn):65309
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:21 October 2011
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:157733
Military Code:YZ-28
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-65
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-65 (H-53)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallion
C/n (msn):65309
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Unit Markings:HMH-363
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:21 October 2011
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359904Submit Correction
View count: 98
A CH-53D wearing HMH-383 'Lucky Red Lions' markings but on loan to MAWTS-1 for WTI course 1-12 landing at a local park in Yuma, Arizona for a non-combatant evacuation operations (NEO) event as part of the course. WTI 1-12 was the final course that produced Weapons and Tactics Instructors for the Marine Corps' CH-53D fleet.
Registration / Serial:157733
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallion
C/n (msn):65309
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:21 October 2011
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:165365
Military Code:WR-09
Aircraft Original Type:Bell 209/309/449
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell 209/309/449 (AH-1 Cobra/Sea Cobra/Super Cobra/King Cobra/Viper)
Aircraft Version:Bell AH-1W Super Cobra (209)
C/n (msn):26365
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Wrightstown - McGuire Field / Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (KWRI / WRI)Map
Region / Country:New Jersey, United States
Photo Date:28 March 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359898Submit Correction
View count: 108
A Whiskey-model Cobra from HMLA-773(-) 'Red Dogs' returns to the MAG-49 ramp at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst after a brief post-maintenance test flight. One of two light attack helicopter squadrons in Marine Forces Reserve, the Red Dogs were the final operator of the AH-1W in Marine Corps service.
Registration / Serial:165365
Aircraft Version:Bell AH-1W Super Cobra (209)
C/n (msn):26365
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Wrightstown - McGuire Field / Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (KWRI / WRI)Map
Region / Country:New Jersey, United States
Photo Date:28 March 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:165365
Military Code:WR-09
Aircraft Original Type:Bell 209/309/449
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell 209/309/449 (AH-1 Cobra/Sea Cobra/Super Cobra/King Cobra/Viper)
Aircraft Version:Bell AH-1W Super Cobra (209)
C/n (msn):26365
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Wrightstown - McGuire Field / Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (KWRI / WRI)Map
Region / Country:New Jersey, United States
Photo Date:28 March 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359898Submit Correction
View count: 108
A Whiskey-model Cobra from HMLA-773(-) 'Red Dogs' returns to the MAG-49 ramp at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst after a brief post-maintenance test flight. One of two light attack helicopter squadrons in Marine Forces Reserve, the Red Dogs were the final operator of the AH-1W in Marine Corps service.
Registration / Serial:165365
Aircraft Version:Bell AH-1W Super Cobra (209)
C/n (msn):26365
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Wrightstown - McGuire Field / Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (KWRI / WRI)Map
Region / Country:New Jersey, United States
Photo Date:28 March 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:N578AC
Aircraft Original Type:Aerospatiale AS-332 Super Puma
Aircraft Generic Type:Aerospatiale AS-332/532 Super Puma/Cougar
Aircraft Version:Airbus Helicopters H-215
C/n (msn):2864
Operator / Titles:Air Center Helicopters
City / Area:Florence Area [ Off-Airport ]Map (vicinity)
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:11 May 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359896Submit Correction
View count: 125
A Super Puma operated by Air Center Helicopters (small logo on the cowling) flares for landing at a remote training site in the Arizona desert during exercise Angel Thunder 2017. Air Center had recently acquired a fleet of H215s for contract rescue/medevac work with the US military and was using the exercise to validate the concept of civilian rescue support for military forces with small footprints in remote locations, like central Africa, where the company was later awarded a contract supporting USSOCOM forces in the region.
Registration / Serial:N578AC
Aircraft Version:Airbus Helicopters H-215
C/n (msn):2864
Operator / Titles:Air Center Helicopters
City / Area:Florence Area [ Off-Airport ]Map (vicinity)
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:11 May 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:N578AC
Aircraft Original Type:Aerospatiale AS-332 Super Puma
Aircraft Generic Type:Aerospatiale AS-332/532 Super Puma/Cougar
Aircraft Version:Airbus Helicopters H-215
C/n (msn):2864
Operator / Titles:Air Center Helicopters
City / Area:Florence Area [ Off-Airport ]Map (vicinity)
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:11 May 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359896Submit Correction
View count: 125
A Super Puma operated by Air Center Helicopters (small logo on the cowling) flares for landing at a remote training site in the Arizona desert during exercise Angel Thunder 2017. Air Center had recently acquired a fleet of H215s for contract rescue/medevac work with the US military and was using the exercise to validate the concept of civilian rescue support for military forces with small footprints in remote locations, like central Africa, where the company was later awarded a contract supporting USSOCOM forces in the region.
Registration / Serial:N578AC
Aircraft Version:Airbus Helicopters H-215
C/n (msn):2864
Operator / Titles:Air Center Helicopters
City / Area:Florence Area [ Off-Airport ]Map (vicinity)
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:11 May 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:164146
Military Code:KD-32
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley Harrier
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas V-8 Harrier
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II
C/n (msn):219
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Yuma - MCAS / International (KYUM / YUM / NYL)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:17 August 2013
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359895Submit Correction
View count: 138
An AV-8B Night Attack Harrier on the ramp at MCAS Yuma with a load of CBU-99 cluster munitions and Mk77 firebombs. VMAT-203 routinely deploys to Yuma for live ordnance training of new Harrier pilots learning to employ the type as a weapons system.
Registration / Serial:164146
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II
C/n (msn):219
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Yuma - MCAS / International (KYUM / YUM / NYL)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:17 August 2013
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:164146
Military Code:KD-32
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley Harrier
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas V-8 Harrier
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II
C/n (msn):219
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Yuma - MCAS / International (KYUM / YUM / NYL)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:17 August 2013
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359895Submit Correction
View count: 138
An AV-8B Night Attack Harrier on the ramp at MCAS Yuma with a load of CBU-99 cluster munitions and Mk77 firebombs. VMAT-203 routinely deploys to Yuma for live ordnance training of new Harrier pilots learning to employ the type as a weapons system.
Registration / Serial:164146
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II
C/n (msn):219
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Yuma - MCAS / International (KYUM / YUM / NYL)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:17 August 2013
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:78-0706
Alternate Serial:AF78-706
Military Code:DM
Aircraft Original Type:Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II
Aircraft Version:Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II
C/n (msn):A10-0326
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Unit Markings:357 FS / 355 Wing
City / Airport:Tucson - Davis-Monthan AFB (KDMA / DMA)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:11 January 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359885Submit Correction
View count: 123
357th FS Warthog turning base to final for DMAFB after a training flight.
Registration / Serial:78-0706
Alternate Serial:AF78-706
Aircraft Version:Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II
C/n (msn):A10-0326
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Tucson - Davis-Monthan AFB (KDMA / DMA)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:11 January 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:78-0706
Alternate Serial:AF78-706
Military Code:DM
Aircraft Original Type:Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II
Aircraft Version:Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II
C/n (msn):A10-0326
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Unit Markings:357 FS / 355 Wing
City / Airport:Tucson - Davis-Monthan AFB (KDMA / DMA)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:11 January 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359885Submit Correction
View count: 123
357th FS Warthog turning base to final for DMAFB after a training flight.
Registration / Serial:78-0706
Alternate Serial:AF78-706
Aircraft Version:Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II
C/n (msn):A10-0326
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Tucson - Davis-Monthan AFB (KDMA / DMA)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:11 January 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:N39606
Alternate Registration:NX39606
Alternate Serial:139606
Military Code:AH-500
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas A-1 Skyraider (AD)
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas A-1 Skyraider (AD)
Aircraft Version:Douglas A-1H Skyraider (AD-6)
C/n (msn):10838
Operator Painted:USA - Navy
City / Airport:Tucson - Marana Regional (AVW / AVQ)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:20 April 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359702Submit Correction
View count: 58
Cavanaugh Flight Museum's combat-veteran A-1H being run up at Avra Valley prior to a post-maintenance test flight.
Registration / Serial:N39606
Alternate Registration:NX39606
Alternate Serial:139606
Aircraft Version:Douglas A-1H Skyraider (AD-6)
C/n (msn):10838
Operator Painted:USA - Navy
City / Airport:Tucson - Marana Regional (AVW / AVQ)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:20 April 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:N39606
Alternate Registration:NX39606
Alternate Serial:139606
Military Code:AH-500
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas A-1 Skyraider (AD)
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas A-1 Skyraider (AD)
Aircraft Version:Douglas A-1H Skyraider (AD-6)
C/n (msn):10838
Operator Painted:USA - Navy
City / Airport:Tucson - Marana Regional (AVW / AVQ)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:20 April 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359702Submit Correction
View count: 58
Cavanaugh Flight Museum's combat-veteran A-1H being run up at Avra Valley prior to a post-maintenance test flight.
Registration / Serial:N39606
Alternate Registration:NX39606
Alternate Serial:139606
Aircraft Version:Douglas A-1H Skyraider (AD-6)
C/n (msn):10838
Operator Painted:USA - Navy
City / Airport:Tucson - Marana Regional (AVW / AVQ)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:20 April 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:85-1491
Alternate Serial:AF85-491
Military Code:QF-008
Other Marks:AAFG0703
Aircraft Original Type:General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon
Aircraft Generic Type:General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon
Aircraft Version:General Dynamics QF-16C/FSAT
C/n (msn):5C-271
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Alamogordo - Holloman AFB (KHMN / HMN)Map
Region / Country:New Mexico, United States
Photo Date:20 December 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359694Submit Correction
View count: 130
A QF-16 with the 82nd ATGS taxis out at Holloman for a photo-flight commemorating the retirement of the Air Force's last QF-4 Phantoms and the assumption of the full-scale aerial target role by the 'Viper.'
Registration / Serial:85-1491
Alternate Serial:AF85-491
Aircraft Version:General Dynamics QF-16C/FSAT
C/n (msn):5C-271
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Alamogordo - Holloman AFB (KHMN / HMN)Map
Region / Country:New Mexico, United States
Photo Date:20 December 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:85-1491
Alternate Serial:AF85-491
Military Code:QF-008
Other Marks:AAFG0703
Aircraft Original Type:General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon
Aircraft Generic Type:General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon
Aircraft Version:General Dynamics QF-16C/FSAT
C/n (msn):5C-271
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Alamogordo - Holloman AFB (KHMN / HMN)Map
Region / Country:New Mexico, United States
Photo Date:20 December 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359694Submit Correction
View count: 130
A QF-16 with the 82nd ATGS taxis out at Holloman for a photo-flight commemorating the retirement of the Air Force's last QF-4 Phantoms and the assumption of the full-scale aerial target role by the 'Viper.'
Registration / Serial:85-1491
Alternate Serial:AF85-491
Aircraft Version:General Dynamics QF-16C/FSAT
C/n (msn):5C-271
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Alamogordo - Holloman AFB (KHMN / HMN)Map
Region / Country:New Mexico, United States
Photo Date:20 December 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:165347
Military Code:MT-02
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-65
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-65 (H-53)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
C/n (msn):65-652
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Unit Markings:HMH-772
City / Airport:Wrightstown - McGuire Field / Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (KWRI / WRI)Map
Region / Country:New Jersey, United States
Photo Date:29 March 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359691Submit Correction
View count: 93
A CH-53E from HMH-772(-) 'Hustlers' taxis out from the MAG-49 ramp at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on an aircrew evaluation flight. The Hustlers are currently the only heavy-lift rotor wing unit in Marine Forces Reserve.
Registration / Serial:165347
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
C/n (msn):65-652
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Wrightstown - McGuire Field / Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (KWRI / WRI)Map
Region / Country:New Jersey, United States
Photo Date:29 March 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:165347
Military Code:MT-02
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-65
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-65 (H-53)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
C/n (msn):65-652
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Unit Markings:HMH-772
City / Airport:Wrightstown - McGuire Field / Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (KWRI / WRI)Map
Region / Country:New Jersey, United States
Photo Date:29 March 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359691Submit Correction
View count: 93
A CH-53E from HMH-772(-) 'Hustlers' taxis out from the MAG-49 ramp at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on an aircrew evaluation flight. The Hustlers are currently the only heavy-lift rotor wing unit in Marine Forces Reserve.
Registration / Serial:165347
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
C/n (msn):65-652
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Wrightstown - McGuire Field / Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (KWRI / WRI)Map
Region / Country:New Jersey, United States
Photo Date:29 March 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:N145EM
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas A4D Skyhawk
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas A-4/A4D Skyhawk
Aircraft Version:Douglas A-4K Skyhawk
C/n (msn):13868
Operator / Titles:Draken International
City / Airport:Las Vegas - Nellis AFB (KLSV / LSV)Map
Region / Country:Nevada, United States
Photo Date:2 November 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359690Submit Correction
View count: 142
A pilot with Draken International taxies out in one of the company's ex-RNZAF A-4Ks (and ex-Australian AF A-4G before that), for an adversary sortie in support of the US Air Force Weapons School at Nellis AFB.
Registration / Serial:N145EM
Aircraft Version:Douglas A-4K Skyhawk
C/n (msn):13868
Operator / Titles:Draken International
City / Airport:Las Vegas - Nellis AFB (KLSV / LSV)Map
Region / Country:Nevada, United States
Photo Date:2 November 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:N145EM
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas A4D Skyhawk
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas A-4/A4D Skyhawk
Aircraft Version:Douglas A-4K Skyhawk
C/n (msn):13868
Operator / Titles:Draken International
City / Airport:Las Vegas - Nellis AFB (KLSV / LSV)Map
Region / Country:Nevada, United States
Photo Date:2 November 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359690Submit Correction
View count: 142
A pilot with Draken International taxies out in one of the company's ex-RNZAF A-4Ks (and ex-Australian AF A-4G before that), for an adversary sortie in support of the US Air Force Weapons School at Nellis AFB.
Registration / Serial:N145EM
Aircraft Version:Douglas A-4K Skyhawk
C/n (msn):13868
Operator / Titles:Draken International
City / Airport:Las Vegas - Nellis AFB (KLSV / LSV)Map
Region / Country:Nevada, United States
Photo Date:2 November 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:N470DF
Fleet number:505
Aircraft Original Type:North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco
Aircraft Generic Type:North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco
Aircraft Version:North American Rockwell OV-10D Bronco
C/n (msn):305-113
Operator / Titles:Cal Fire - California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection
City / Airport:Phoenix - Mesa Gateway (KIWA / AZA / IWA)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:5 February 2014
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359679Submit Correction
View count: 111
One of Cal Fire's OV-10As taxis in at Mesa Gateway after a training flight as part of a pre-season wildfire leadplane seminar held at the Phoenix Interagency Fire Center. This aircraft - a prior Marine Corps Bronco BuNo 155502 - has been upgraded with four-bladed propellers.
Registration / Serial:N470DF
Aircraft Version:North American Rockwell OV-10D Bronco
C/n (msn):305-113
Operator / Titles:Cal Fire - California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection
City / Airport:Phoenix - Mesa Gateway (KIWA / AZA / IWA)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:5 February 2014
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:N470DF
Fleet number:505
Aircraft Original Type:North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco
Aircraft Generic Type:North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco
Aircraft Version:North American Rockwell OV-10D Bronco
C/n (msn):305-113
Operator / Titles:Cal Fire - California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection
City / Airport:Phoenix - Mesa Gateway (KIWA / AZA / IWA)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:5 February 2014
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359679Submit Correction
View count: 111
One of Cal Fire's OV-10As taxis in at Mesa Gateway after a training flight as part of a pre-season wildfire leadplane seminar held at the Phoenix Interagency Fire Center. This aircraft - a prior Marine Corps Bronco BuNo 155502 - has been upgraded with four-bladed propellers.
Registration / Serial:N470DF
Aircraft Version:North American Rockwell OV-10D Bronco
C/n (msn):305-113
Operator / Titles:Cal Fire - California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection
City / Airport:Phoenix - Mesa Gateway (KIWA / AZA / IWA)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:5 February 2014
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:168103
Military Code:NH-700
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-70
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-70 (H-60 Black Hawk/Seahawk)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk (S-70B)
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Unit Markings:HSM-75
City / Airport:El Centro - El Centro NAF (KNJK / NJK)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:11 March 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359669Submit Correction
View count: 126
HSM-75 'Wolfpack' CAG-bird on the ramp at NAF El Centro the night before the base's 2016 air show.
Registration / Serial:168103
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk (S-70B)
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
City / Airport:El Centro - El Centro NAF (KNJK / NJK)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:11 March 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:168103
Military Code:NH-700
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-70
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-70 (H-60 Black Hawk/Seahawk)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk (S-70B)
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Unit Markings:HSM-75
City / Airport:El Centro - El Centro NAF (KNJK / NJK)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:11 March 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359669Submit Correction
View count: 126
HSM-75 'Wolfpack' CAG-bird on the ramp at NAF El Centro the night before the base's 2016 air show.
Registration / Serial:168103
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk (S-70B)
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
City / Airport:El Centro - El Centro NAF (KNJK / NJK)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:11 March 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:65-0585
Alternate Serial:65585
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Version:McDonnell F-4D Phantom II
C/n (msn):1483
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Unit Markings:179 FIS / 148 FIG/ Minnesota ANG
City / Airport:Emporia - Municipal (KEMP / EMP)Map
Region / Country:Kansas, United StatesAircraft Map
Photo Date:17 July 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359668Submit Correction
View count: 122
A former Minnesota Air National Guard F-4D stands guard in the night at the local airfield in Emporia, Kansas. I just happened to drive by this on a vacation with my family and went back that night to shoot it under a full moon (reflected on the windscreen), using my backpack and some rocks as an impromptu tripod.
Registration / Serial:65-0585
Alternate Serial:65585
Aircraft Version:McDonnell F-4D Phantom II
C/n (msn):1483
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Emporia - Municipal (KEMP / EMP)Map
Region / Country:Kansas, United StatesAircraft Map
Photo Date:17 July 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:65-0585
Alternate Serial:65585
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Version:McDonnell F-4D Phantom II
C/n (msn):1483
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Unit Markings:179 FIS / 148 FIG/ Minnesota ANG
City / Airport:Emporia - Municipal (KEMP / EMP)Map
Region / Country:Kansas, United StatesAircraft Map
Photo Date:17 July 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359668Submit Correction
View count: 122
A former Minnesota Air National Guard F-4D stands guard in the night at the local airfield in Emporia, Kansas. I just happened to drive by this on a vacation with my family and went back that night to shoot it under a full moon (reflected on the windscreen), using my backpack and some rocks as an impromptu tripod.
Registration / Serial:65-0585
Alternate Serial:65585
Aircraft Version:McDonnell F-4D Phantom II
C/n (msn):1483
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Emporia - Municipal (KEMP / EMP)Map
Region / Country:Kansas, United StatesAircraft Map
Photo Date:17 July 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:ZJ221
Aircraft Original Type:Hughes H-64 Apache
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland WAH-64 Apache
Aircraft Version:Westland WAH-64D Longbow Apache AH1
C/n (msn):DU055/WAH055
Operator / Titles:UK - Army
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:12 October 2015
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359615Submit Correction
View count: 195
The crew of an Apache AH.1 of No. 653 Squadron, British Army Air Corps, down low over the desert in southern California during a Crimson Eagle training detachment in 2015.
Registration / Serial:ZJ221
Aircraft Version:Westland WAH-64D Longbow Apache AH1
C/n (msn):DU055/WAH055
Operator / Titles:UK - Army
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:12 October 2015
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:ZJ221
Aircraft Original Type:Hughes H-64 Apache
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland WAH-64 Apache
Aircraft Version:Westland WAH-64D Longbow Apache AH1
C/n (msn):DU055/WAH055
Operator / Titles:UK - Army
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:12 October 2015
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:359615Submit Correction
View count: 195
The crew of an Apache AH.1 of No. 653 Squadron, British Army Air Corps, down low over the desert in southern California during a Crimson Eagle training detachment in 2015.
Registration / Serial:ZJ221
Aircraft Version:Westland WAH-64D Longbow Apache AH1
C/n (msn):DU055/WAH055
Operator / Titles:UK - Army
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:12 October 2015
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
City / Airport:Coolidge - Municipal (P08)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:6 February 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:174601Submit Correction
View count: 56
A C-160D from Lufttransportgeschwader 63 at first light on the ramp at Coolidge during a detachment supporting free-fall training for German special operations forces.
Registration / Serial:5103
Aircraft Version:Transall C-160D
C/n (msn):D140
Operator / Titles:Germany - Air Force
City / Airport:Coolidge - Municipal (P08)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:6 February 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
City / Airport:Coolidge - Municipal (P08)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:6 February 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:174601Submit Correction
View count: 56
A C-160D from Lufttransportgeschwader 63 at first light on the ramp at Coolidge during a detachment supporting free-fall training for German special operations forces.
Registration / Serial:5103
Aircraft Version:Transall C-160D
C/n (msn):D140
Operator / Titles:Germany - Air Force
City / Airport:Coolidge - Municipal (P08)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:6 February 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:168418
Military Code:SM-42
Aircraft Original Type:Bell 209/309/449
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell 209/309/449 (AH-1 Cobra/Sea Cobra/Super Cobra/King Cobra/Viper)
Aircraft Version:Bell AH-1Z Viper (449)
C/n (msn):59021
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Yuma - MCAS / International (KYUM / YUM / NYL)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:22 June 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:173649Submit Correction
View count: 143
A Zulu from HMLA-369 chopped to VMM-163(REIN) on the ramp at MCAS Yuma during the workups for a cruise with the 11th MEU back in the summer of 2016.
Registration / Serial:168418
Aircraft Version:Bell AH-1Z Viper (449)
C/n (msn):59021
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Yuma - MCAS / International (KYUM / YUM / NYL)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:22 June 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:168418
Military Code:SM-42
Aircraft Original Type:Bell 209/309/449
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell 209/309/449 (AH-1 Cobra/Sea Cobra/Super Cobra/King Cobra/Viper)
Aircraft Version:Bell AH-1Z Viper (449)
C/n (msn):59021
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Yuma - MCAS / International (KYUM / YUM / NYL)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:22 June 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:173649Submit Correction
View count: 143
A Zulu from HMLA-369 chopped to VMM-163(REIN) on the ramp at MCAS Yuma during the workups for a cruise with the 11th MEU back in the summer of 2016.
Registration / Serial:168418
Aircraft Version:Bell AH-1Z Viper (449)
C/n (msn):59021
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Yuma - MCAS / International (KYUM / YUM / NYL)Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Photo Date:22 June 2016
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:155206
Military Code:206
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley HS-1182 Hawk
Aircraft Generic Type:BAE Systems Hawk
Aircraft Version:BAE Systems CT-155 Hawk
C/n (msn):IT014/700
Operator / Titles:Canada - Air Force
Unit Markings:NFTC - NATO Flying Training in Canada
City / Airport:El Centro - El Centro NAF (KNJK / NJK)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:16 February 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:173635Submit Correction
View count: 96
An RCAF Hawk CT-155 assigned to the NATO Flying Training in Canada program, recovering at NAF El Centro after an early-evening training mission over the nearby ranges.
Registration / Serial:155206
Aircraft Version:BAE Systems CT-155 Hawk
C/n (msn):IT014/700
Operator / Titles:Canada - Air Force
City / Airport:El Centro - El Centro NAF (KNJK / NJK)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:16 February 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Registration / Serial:155206
Military Code:206
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley HS-1182 Hawk
Aircraft Generic Type:BAE Systems Hawk
Aircraft Version:BAE Systems CT-155 Hawk
C/n (msn):IT014/700
Operator / Titles:Canada - Air Force
Unit Markings:NFTC - NATO Flying Training in Canada
City / Airport:El Centro - El Centro NAF (KNJK / NJK)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:16 February 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact
Photo ID:173635Submit Correction
View count: 96
An RCAF Hawk CT-155 assigned to the NATO Flying Training in Canada program, recovering at NAF El Centro after an early-evening training mission over the nearby ranges.
Registration / Serial:155206
Aircraft Version:BAE Systems CT-155 Hawk
C/n (msn):IT014/700
Operator / Titles:Canada - Air Force
City / Airport:El Centro - El Centro NAF (KNJK / NJK)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:16 February 2017
Photo by:Joe CopalmanContact