Lightning illuminates monsoon rains behind a gaggle of retired Lockheed P-3 Orions at the US Air Force boneyard near Tucson, Arizona in 2021.
Mountain climber | An Everts Air Cargo MD-80 scales Mt Rainier in only seconds in a dramatic take-off from Boeing Field in Seattle.
Captain and 38-year veteran Brad Ruble poses for a portrait aboard his P-2 Neptune air tanker after its – and his – final flight. Both Mr. Ruble and the airplane retired on Saturday, October 1, 2017 in Missoula, MT.
November: Still Grounded
| A group of Southwest Boeing 737-700s, grounded due to COVID, await a brighter world while in storage at Paine Field in Everett, WA.
A US Air Force F-22 fighter jet receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker during a training mission over Nevada on July 22nd, 2016.
Plane spotters watch a Boeing 727 land at Paine Field, north of Seattle, in 2020.
Aerial Drop: Local residents keep a close eye on a back burn fire set by officials in September 2020, a move that kept the larger, nearby Evans Canyon Fire from overrunning the town of Naches, WA.
The majesty of Mt Rainier looms over a landing Delta Air Lines Airbus A220 in Seattle, WA.
Aero 45 | Over Puget Sound, Washington State
A tiny Bombardier CRJ-200 is shadowed by the looming figure of an Airbus A380 as the two await to depart San Francisco International Airport on October 23, 2016.
Jets traverse London’s Heathrow Airport on March 5, 2016.
A still yet to be painted Boeing 777 reaches for the sky after taking off from Paine Field in Everett, WA in 2014.
The sun shines down upon the expansive Los Angeles International Airport near Los Angeles, California, on November 8, 2015.
The lights of Los Angeles create a spirograph in this long exposure from a Delta Air Lines flight on September 23, 2016.
A Stinson Model O biplane cruises over Puget Sound on its penultimate flight before being retired to Seattle’s Museum of Flight.