“Pretty Polly” the P-63 Kingcobra from the Palm Springs Air Museum, being flown by Patrick Nightingale. Taking off en route to the airshow at Naval Air Facility El Centro.
The “Death Rattlers”, an F/A-18C Hornet departing Palm Springs. A carrier based aviation squadron based at Marine Corps Aviation Miramar California.
Kim Middelton taking off yesterday for a 2 ship T-6 flyover for an event for the Palm Springs Air Museum.
Desert X In The Air
Last Saturday morning I saw this. I am guessing it is the announcement of the opening of the 2023 Desert X art exhibits. https://desertx.org
2 T-6 Flyover
The other morning I sent 2 T-6 Texans out for an event flyover from the Palm Springs Air Museum. Photo from my buddy Bob Saxon.
P-51 Mustang Engine Run
An after maintenance engine run on the P-51 Mustang “Man O’War” at the Palm Springs Air Museum.
Clouds Yesterday Rain Today
Clouds last day of February yesterday. Raining this morning. Palm Springs California. Time-lapse.
Clouds Coming Over
Clouds coming over the mountains today. Rain tomorrow night. Time-lapse. Palm Springs California.
Off-Road Racer Christopher Polvoorde
Off-Road Racer Christopher Polvoorde Helicopter landing in Palm Springs.
Flying Over Snow In A Mustang
Riders in the Palm Springs Air Museum aircraft yesterday had a spectacular view of the snow covered Jan Jacinto Mountains. This is the P-51 Mustang “Bunny”.
“Bunny” the P-51 Mustang from the Palm Springs Air Museum going out on a ride flight. The last flight for today before bad weather coming in.
Fast moving clouds ahead of a storm expected over the next few days. Time-lapse. Palm Springs California.
The T-6 Texan from the Palm Springs Air Museum taking off with a rider in the back seat getting a World War II flying experience.
Wind And Rain Next Few Days
Clouds over Palm Springs yesterday. Reminds me of an ocean in the sky. And I always really like the flash of color at sunset. The beginning of high winds and rain for the next few days. Time-lapse.
The Barron Hilton Stearman
A ride flight taking off in the Palm Springs Air Museum Stearman. This airplane was previously owned by Barron Hilton. Very fun, the rider sits in the front seat. Open cockpit flying is an experience!
A Sikorsky S-64E late afternoon today. I do not recall seeing one of these come in to Palm Springs. 4500hp! And no it did not come to the Palm Springs Air Museum. Maybe next time!
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 departing Palm Springs. This has been a really busy airport lately.
World War II L-5’s
Two World War II Stinson L-5 Sentinel aircraft that visited the Palm Springs Air Museum over this past weekend.
And Then Rain
Yesterday, very windy as the clouds build up, becoming totally overcast and then rain at sunset. Time-lapse. Palm Springs California.
Navy Sea Hawk
Another look at that Navy MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter departing Palm Springs this past Friday.
“Bunny” the Palm Springs Air Museum P-51 Mustang dedicated to Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Bob Friend in takeoff. Pilot Tom Nightingale.
Navy Sea Hawk
A Navy MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter departing Palm Springs this past Friday.
A California Highway Patrol helicopter departing the airport in Palm Springs last Thursday.
Clouds time-lapse. End of the afternoon yesterday. Palm Springs California.