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  The PIMA Air and Space Museum is located in Tucson, Arizona just across from Davis Monthan Air Force Base. The museum houses a large array of aircraft providing a great depth of aviation history. Many of the aircraft are stored outdoors which is not a big issue seeing as it’s a desert. You can easily spend an entire day walking among the display aircraft. The museum also provides tours of the USAF Boneyard which is located on the Davis Monthan Air Force Base. Acres and acres of aircraft sitting, baking in the Arizona sun […]

Rachel Nevada is home to the Nellis Bombing and Gunnery Ranges which are better known as Area 51. For anyone that has even the remotest interest in aviation, they have heard of Area 51. The town of Rachel is a three hour drive North from Las Vegas in the Tikaboo Valley on Route 375, Extraterrestrial Highway. As you leave I-15 for Route 93, you are suddenly thrown into the desolation of the Nevada landscape. There are only two towns along the way, Ash Springs and Alamo. If you are heading out this way it’s a […]

Uploaded Red Flag photos to the gallery. For me, this is one the most exciting topics to cover as a photographer. Aviation is a huge interest and has been for most of my life. Using photography to capture the moments at an airshow is special, using it for coverage of a Red Flag exercise is amazing. Red Flag is the name given to the United States Air Force training exercises held at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada. They run roughly four Red Flags a year. They also host Green Flag and Maple […]

  The first of many update posts. Added Valley of Fire photos to the photography by Hank Plumley photo gallery. Valley of Fire State Park is located in Overton, Nevada about a one hour drive North of Las Vegas. The park is Nevada’s first and oldest state park. The park has seen many settlers make their homes in the area, all of which have disappeared from the area. The Valley was the location of a large lake millions of years which is the cause of the sandstone deposits that make the splendid colors you will […]

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