Aviation Photography

At sea with USS George Washington (CVN 73) Oct. 14, 2002 -- An F-14 "Tomcat" from the “Jolly Rogers” of Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) flies over the Mediterranean Sea at sunset. The George Washington, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is participating in the NATO exercise “Destined Glory 2002.” Washington and her embarked Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW-17) are approaching the end of scheduled deployment in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Southern Watch.  U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Dana Potts.  (RELEASED)

Tomcat Tuesday! – Episode 4

Tomcat Tuesday! – Episode 4 Here is another selection of terrific official photographs of our much-missed naval fighter strutting her stuff… alongside the amazing men and women who flew and maintained ‘the last of the Cats.’ We thought you’d particularly enjoy the opening photograph of the Tomcat punching through her self-induced vapor cloud. Thanks to all of you who’ve been writing in,[Read More…]

Operation Enduring Freedom (Aug. 8, 2002) -- An F-14 "Tomcat" assigned to the "Jolly Rogers" of Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) conducts a mission over Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, twin-engine, variable sweep wing, two-place strike fighter. The Tomcat’s primary missions are air superiority, fleet air defense and precision strike against ground targets.  U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Dana Potts.  (RELEASED)

Tomcat Tuesday! – Episode 3

Tomcat Tuesday! – Episode 3 After a week’s hiatus for the madness and magic of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017, we thought we’d start off our return with the third episode of Tomcat Tuesday. Here is another selection of terrific official photographs of our much-missed naval fighter strutting her stuff… alongside the amazing men and women who flew and maintained ‘the last of[Read More…]

by August 1, 2017 0 comments Aviation Photography, Tomcat Tuesday
Aboard USS George Washington (February 2, 1998) -- A pilot from Fighter Squadron One Zero Two gives his F-14B “Tomcat” a pre flight inspection on the flight deck.   VF-102 and USS George Washington (CVN 73) are currently conducting operations in the Arabian Gulf during a six month deployment.  Official U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 3rd Class Joseph Hendricks.  (RELEASED)

Tomcat Tuesday – Episode 1

      Tomcat Tuesday! The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is easily the most iconic and well loved jet that the US Navy has ever fielded, and her absence in the skies is keenly felt by so many of us who grew up with this magnificent aircraft. So we thought none of you would mind a gratuitous post featuring some fabulous official images[Read More…]

Atlanta Warbird Weekend Invites Photographers for Rare Aviation Experience

Atlanta Warbird Weekend Invites Photographers for Rare Aviation Experience

Photographers are invited to participate in unique aviation workshops in conjunction with Atlanta Warbirds Weekend (AWW), Sept. 24 and 25 at Dekalb Peachtree Airport, Chamblee, Ga. 3G Aviation Media photo workshops are scheduled Saturday with an additional editing workshop and a sunrise photo shoot on Sunday. New this year is an air-to-air photo experience on Saturday. Interested photographers are encouraged[Read More…]

(photo by Mark Rutley)

Dunkirk – Filming the Aerial Scenes for the Epic Movie

Dunkirk – The Motion Picture Film by Richard Mallory Allnutt WarbirdsNews reader, Mark Rutley, recently sent us some fabulous images he took recently while observing flight operations for the upcoming epic film, Dunkirk, currently being filmed at various locations in Britain, France and the Netherlands. Directed by Christopher Nolan, the film will portray the extraordinary drama surrounding the miraculous evacuation[Read More…]