Arizona Abandoned Airfield, Urban Exploration, Abandoned Military Area, USAF training military base

May 13, 2011


Arizona, Goodyear Auxiliary Army Airfield #6 was built in 1943 as one of a large number of satellite airfields for the United States Air Force, which was the largest single-engine advanced training base in the world during World War Two. According to a 1992 Army Corps of Engineers Report, the Goodyear Auxiliary #6 property consisted of a total of 1159 acres. According to the “History of Luke AFB” (obtained by David Brooks from the public affairs office at Luke AFB), Goodyear Field (#6) had three 4000′ x 300′ runways, and the construction costs for its airdrome was $263000. Among Luke’s auxiliary airfields, “Fighter & Goodyear Fields boasted the most facilities, each having separate buildings for crew chiefs, operations, supply, barracks, pit latrine, crash truck shed, generator shed and a control tower.” The earliest depiction the Goodyear auxiliary airfield which has been located was on the March 1945 Phoenix Sectional Chart (courtesy of Chris Kennedy). A 1949 aerial photo (courtesy of John Arthur) depicted the Goodyear Aux #6 airfield in its original configuration, with 3 runways & a parking ramp on the southeast side. Several small buildings were just east of the parking ramp. The site was declared excess & deeded to the State of Arizona in 1949, but was then reestablished & expanded by the Air Force later that same year. It was last used for emergency landings, dart target launchings, and as an emergency drop zone for flight training missions from Luke AFB. “Luke AF

Air Traffic Control -Pilot Training – Military Air Traffic Zones MATZ

February 8, 2011


More information at: www.pooleys.com JUST ARRIVED, NEW IN STOCK FOR 2010! These audio cds cover the JAA PPL Communications syllabus. They are an ideal aid for student pilots training for their licence and for qualified pilots wishing to update their knowledge of the latest procedures or improve their radiotelephony skills. Covering the requirements for both the written and practical Radiotelephony examinations these 5 cds are divided into easy to access units. Sections include: • General Operating Techniques and Phraseology. • Aerodrome Communications. • En-route Procedures. • Emergency Radiotelephony Communications. In addition there is an introduction to the radio procedures required for instrument flying.

Military Train at downtown Flagstaff

August 9, 2010


I had to get the military train on video one more time. This time we the catch the train at downtown Flagstaff with lots of people out railfanning.

L-15 Advanced Jet Trainer Chengdu J-10 china military force ??

July 15, 2010


?????2009?06?15?:???????????????6?The L-15 Falcon advanced jet trainer is being developed by Nanchang-based Hongdu Aviation Industry Group (HAIG). The development programme was reportedly assisted by Russian Yokovlev OKB. The first prototype made its maiden flight on 13 March 2006, and the second prototype #03 first flew on 10 May 2008. The aircraft is designed to provide pilot training for the third-generation fighters such as Su-27, Su-30, J-10, and J-11. The L-15 is a direct rival to the Guizhou Aircraft Industry Co. (GAIC) JiaoLian-9 in competition for the PLAAF’s next-generation advanced trainer aircraft. HAIG unveiled a full-scale mock-up of its L-15 advanced lead-in trainer (LIFT) in the 2004 Zhuhai air show. Powered by two DV-2F or AI-222K-25F turbofan engines with afterburner, the L-15 has many features of third-generation fighters, such as digital quadruple fly-by-wire (FBW), glass cockpit, and hands-on-throttle-and-stick (HOTAS) flight control. The aerodynamic performance of the aircraft is enhanced by its large leading edge extensions (LEX) design, which gives a maximum angle of attack of 30°. This feature is highly useful when trying to simulate the manoeuvres of advanced third-generation fighters such as the J-10 and J-11. With the L-15, student pilots will be able to complete mission flight training and advanced combat training for the third-generation fighters such as J-10 and J-11, as well as complete all basic jet flight training

Military Armored vehicle in Kingman AZ parked at gas station: are we close to martial law?

June 25, 2010


August 18th 2009 around 8:30 am at the TA gas station in Kingman close to the Hwy 40 an armored vehicle with no insignia is parked on a trailer. The same month of August according to FEMA.gov website “On July 27, FEMA will conduct National Level Exercise 2009 (NLE 09). The FEMA exercise will include foreign troops. This year the United States welcomes the participation of Australia, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom in NLE 09.” google Martial law rex 84 and listen to www.Infowars.com The FEMA factsheet does not explain why the participation of foreign troops is necessary.

Spyder MR1 Military Tactical Paintball Marker Gun Black

April 25, 2010

  • Military-style semi-automatic paintball marker with ergonomic aluminum trigger frame
  • Slide-out pull pin, field-strippable bolt, and full-length stock for extreme accuracy
  • Standard Picatinny rail (for mountain scopes or sights); aluminum magazine-style fore grip
  • 12-inch muzzle-break barrel; quick-strip Delrin bolt; no-slip rubber grip panels
  • Operates on CO2 or compressed air; durable matte-anodized finish; 12-month warranty

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Description Brand new Black Spyder MR1 Gun. What’s Included in the Box Spyder MR1 Marker 12″ Muzzle Brake Barrel Detachable Stock Allen Wrenches Barrel Plug Elbow Extra O’rings Operators Manual Full One Year Warranty From Kingman Features .68 Caliber Semi-AutoDetachable StockIntegrated Dovetail for Easy Sight Placement or for Mounting a ScopeOff Set Feed Neck for True Rifle like SightingAnti-double FeedTop Cocking BoltDrop ForwardSteel Braided Bottom LineDouble Trig… More >>

Spyder MR1 Military Tactical Paintball Marker Gun Black

#09 Imperial Japanese Army Fighter Aircraft Kawasaki Ki-100 CafeReo Military Aircraft Series “IF” Vol. 1 Akeno Flight Training Division 1/144 Miniature Model

April 22, 2010

  • Miniature Plastic Model with excellent details
  • Approx. 2.4 inches long after simple assembly
  • 1:144 1/144
  • Brand new in its original box (cut opened at the bottom to verify content) and blister packing with its correponding instruction sheet
  • Imported from Japan

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Brand new CafeReo Military Aircraft Series “IF” Vol. 1 #09 Imperial Japanese Army Fighter Aircraft Kawasaki Ki-100 (Type 5 Fighter) Akeno Flight Training Division Lieutenant Commander Yohei Hinoki’s plane Showa year 20 (1945) 1:144 Miniature Model (Rare Secret Item) released on mid of June 2008. The featured model plane is a prototype Japanese military plane which designed during World War II but never produced in mass. This miniature plastic model is about 2.4″ lon… More >>

#09 Imperial Japanese Army Fighter Aircraft Kawasaki Ki-100 CafeReo Military Aircraft Series “IF” Vol. 1 Akeno Flight Training Division 1/144 Miniature Model

Cessna L-19 (O-1) Model 305C

August 5, 2009

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Mass UFO Sighting New Jersey 9 Jan 09 !!

January 14, 2009

New Jersey-01-05-09-While driving home near interstate 287 northbound, I pulled over to watch the lights. They lasted about 15-20 minutes, then shot off into the distance.

I took a short video taken with my camera. My passenger and I both experienced awe as we watched. Neither of us have seen anything remotely close to this before.

The lights must have been visible for miles. They changed in pattern and shape throughout the 20 minutes or so.

Second Report

As an amateur astronomer of nearly 20 years experience, this is the second time I have seen something in the sky that is difficult to explain. I was on my apartment stoop smoking a cigarette when my neighbor, who was just coming home after parking his car in our complexs lot, called my attention to something around the corner of the building.

I moved to share his line of sight and immediately saw an equilateral triangle composed of six red lights. The lights shone at approximately -2.5 magnitude and covered an area of roughly 9 square degrees in the sky.

Three lights marked each of the triangles corners, and three others were arranged outside around them, forming a larger triangle, equal in proportion and orientation to the inner one.

As I watched, the individual points were in motion with respect to each other, but the group appeared to hang motionless in the southwest sky. At this point, the approximate alt-az of the lights was 160°(SSE) by 35° elevation.

I ran inside and retrieved my 6×30 image stabilized binoculars to get a better look. The formation had shifted to an irregular lambda shape of five or six lights when I came back outside.

Through the binoculars, the lights appeared as tiny points against a backdrop of clouds illuminated by nearby Morristown.

They were clearly below the cloud deck compared to airplanes elsewhere in the sky at the time, and appeared to be separate objects in no way connected by a larger structure.

They moved steadily in ascending, lateral, and descending directions in a manner that seemed to display deliberate coordination, but there was no noticeable sound of aircraft.

I returned inside again and readied my digital camera after waking my fiancé. By the time I started collecting video, the visible lights had been reduced to three or four and had moved to approximately 130°(SE) by 20° elevation and the formation covered less than the area of the full moon.

By this time, eight minutes had passed from when I originally observed the lights.

My fiancé and I watched them, with two of my neighbors, as they hung low in the southeast sky, flickering in a tiny triangle. They shifted into a straight line before the individual lights began to rapidly descend beyond tree line one by one.

One or two could still be seen hovering near the horizon in the distance before they vanished, leaving only a solitary beacon remaining higher up until it abruptly faded.

If the lights had not ascended during this event, I would have been fairly certain they were some kind of aviation flares, but I cannot confirm, as I am not familiar with that sort of thing.

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F-16 Intercepts Jet & Turboprop Legally Flying Through MOA

January 6, 2009

When two GA pilots, one flying a Pilatus PC-12 and the other in a Beechcraft Premier jet, encountered an F-16 in a Military Operations Area used by Luke Air Force Base in Arizona last March, they had to take abrupt, evasive maneuvers to avoid the military jet. The incident, after it was http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/F16EncounterAngersPilots_197487-1.html first reported in AVwebFlash, set off a lively debate among pilots on AVweb’s http://www.avweb.com/blogs/insider/AVwebInsiderBlog_IfYouCantHandleMigs_F16s_MOAs_197505-1.html blog about the wisdom of flying in MOAs, and prompted an in-depth report in our sister publication, Aviation Safety. This week, AOPA obtained a http://www.aopa.org/flightplanning/articles/2008/080707f-16.html video clip from the FAA showing the radar screen during the encounter, and also the voice tape from Air Traffic Control. The F-16 pilot has been reprimanded, and Luke officials told AOPA they will alter their training program to encourage their pilots to avoid similar encounters in the future. In a http://www.avweb.com/podcast/podcast/197492-1.html?kw=RelatedStory podcast interview with AVweb, PC-12 pilot Patrick McCall said his TCAS activated about 10 a.m. that day while he was cruising at 16,500 feet (VFR with flight following) and he had to dive his aircraft as the target kept closing on him. The target followed him in the dive and when McCall leveled at about 14,000 feet, he was amazed by the view from his side window. “I then looked to my left side of the aircraft and saw an F16 aircraft off of my left wing,” he said in a written report sent to the FAA. “The F16 was no more than 20 feet off of my left wing.”

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