Updates

Below are updates that have occurred and when. It will start with the latest and work back in time.

March 2012

March 25,
2012
- Trip to Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium section added with 7 galleries of photos.

January 2012

January 16, 2012
-
Cable Airshow section added with 23 galleries of photos from the show.

November 2010

November 14, 2010
- Santa Barbara Veteran's Day Flyover gallery added with 20 photos from the flight.

August 2010

August 29, 2010
- Wings Over Camarillo Airshow section added with 53 galleries of photos from the Airshow


August 17,
2010
- Santa Paula Airshow section added with 14 galleries of photos from the Airshow.


August 11,
2010
- Point Mugu Airshow section added with 18 galleries of photos from the Airshow.


June 2010

June 18,
2010
- QB-40 gallery added with air-to-air photos of about a dozen different airplanes.


May 2010

May 31,
2010
- Chino Airshow 2010 section added with 32 galleries of photos


May 2010

May 13,
2010
- Palm Springs Gathering of Mentors 2010 section added with four galleries of photos


April 2010

April 19,
2010
-
Free Airplane Jigsaw Puzzles section posted with 8 free jigsaw puzzles.

March 2010

March 30,
2010
-
Riverside Airshow 2010 section posted with 14 galleries of photos.

January 2010

January, 16 2010
-
Cable Airshow 2010 section posted with 20 galleries of photos.


November 2009

November 15, 2009
-
Moorpark Civil War Re-enactment section posted with 9 galleries of photos.

October 2009

October 23, 2009
-
Edwards AFB Flight Test Nation section added with 16 galleries of photos from the show.

August 2009

August 29, 2009
-
Wings Over Camarillo Airshow section added with 40 galleries of photos from the show.


June 2009

June 15, 2009
-
QB-39 section added with 17 galleries of photos from the event.

May 2009

May 30, 2009
-
Memorial Day 2009 Flyovers with the Condor Squadron added.


May 23, 2009
-
The Chino Airshow 2009 section added with 31 galleries from another great show.


May 10, 2009
-
The Collings Foundation in Camarillo on May 6-8 gallery posted.

May 5, 2009

- The Gathering of Mentors section added with 5 galleries of photos.

April 2009

April 2, 2009
- Riverside Airshow section added with 19 galleries from the 2009 airshow.

January 2009

January 18, 2009
-
Cable Airshow section added with 18 galleries of photos from the show.

December 2008

December 25, 2008
-
A new gallery added of shots from the December 21 flying from Santa Paula, titled WWII Trainers and a 1930s air racer.


December 25, 2008
-
Awards and published photos of 2008 page updated with all of the articles from September through October.


December 11, 2008
-
CAF SoCal Wing Pearl Harbor Event gallery posted.


December 5-6, 2008
-
New Air-to-air section added for a songle repository for all of my air-to-air work. Older work will still be in the original places as well, but all new air-to-air work will go here.


November 2008

November 30, 2008
-
Condor Squadron and Van Nuys Airport gallery added with 24 photos.


November 11, 2008
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In honor of Veteran's day, a new gallery from the Veteran's Day Flyover on November 8.


October 2008

October 16, 2008
-
Trojans and Hoovers section added with 7 galleries fo photos

September 2008

September 15, 2008
-
CAF SoCal Wing Battle of Midway Commemoration events gallery posted.

September 10, 2008
-
P-51 Mustang air-to-air gallery posted.


August 2008

August 26, 2008
- Camarillo Air Fest section added with 31 galleries of photos from the show.

August 15, 2008
- Air-to-air with the Condors gallery added from the August 11 flight with Condor Squadron out of Van Nuys Airport.

July 2008

July 27, 2008
- "Fish and Ships" section added with photos from the Long Beach Aquarium and the Queen Mary.

July 5, 2008
- Moorpark Independence Day Flyover and Fireworks section added with 3 galleries of photos from the event.

June 2008


June 16, 2008

- QB-38 section added with 16 galleries from the Quiet Birdmen show staging even at Camarillo Airport.

June 7, 2008
-
Air-to-air with Rebel Flight section added with 6 galleries of photos from a day with the T-28 group

May 2008

May 23, 2008
- Chino Airshow 2008 section added with 27 galleries from the show.

May 13, 2008

- The Gathering of Mentors section added with 5 galleries of photos, mostly air-to-air.

April 2008


April 26, 2008
- Warbirds in Action Aishow section added with 26 galleries of photos.

April 8, 2008
- Riverside Airshow section added with 21 galleries of photos.

March 2008

March 22, 2008
- New section added, Profiles in Aviation. Rob Harrison is the first profile.

February 2008

February 29, 2008
- Camarillo Spotting section added with 16 galleries of pictures.

January 2008

January 22, 2008
- Cable Airshow section added with 19 galleries of pictures.

January 15, 2008

- January 12 air-to-air photo shoot section added with 4 galleries of photos taken of a PT-17, PT-22 and Gobosh light sport aircraft air-to-air.

January 5, 2008

- Favorite pictures of 2007 section added with 6 galleries.

December 2007

December, 2007
- General cleanup and addition of Google ads to the website

December 6, 2007
- B-25 Flight Experience article added to articles section. The flight actually occured in August.

November 2007

November 16, 2007
-
Civil War Encampment/Re-enactment section added with 5 galleries

October 2007

October 17, 2007

- A Day at Santa Paula Airport section added with 14 galleries of mostly general aviation.

September 2007
- Mainly updates to the awards and published photos page

August 2007

August 27, 2007
-
Two Silver Wings galleries added to the airshow section from Saturday's air-to-air photo shoot:
    Part I- Margi and Jenny both wing walking.
    Part II- Jenny Forsythe wing walking solo.

August 24, 2007

- Camarillo Airshow 2007 section added with 27 galleries of photos.

July 2007

July 30, 2007
- Banner towing aircraft in action article posted to the articles section.

July 16, 2007
-
New photo essay on a visit to the Estrella Warbird Museum posted in the articles section.

July 12, 2007

- New article on a C-47 with quite a history posted to the articles section

July 4, 2007

- Added page from new air-to-air photo shoot with 4 T-6 Texans for an Independance Day event flyover.

June 2007

June 30, 2007
-
New page of free desktop wallpapers. 44 new pictures.

June 17, 2007
-
QB-37 section added with 23 galleries of photos


May 2007

May 25, 2007
-
Chino Airshow 2007 section added with 34 galleries of photos

May 8, 2007
-
Added CAF Fight for China event section to the Airshow 2007 section.

May 4, 2007
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Added Collings Foundation visit pictures to the Airshow 2007 section.


April 2007

April 19, 2007
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Added Black and white gallery to the Riverside Airshow 2007 section.

April 18, 2007
-
Added awards and published photos page to the site, highlighting recent work of vg-photo that has been published, or received awards.

April 15, 2007
-
Added Jacob's first airplane ride to the Miscellaneous section.

April 9, 2007
-
Black and white gallery added to the Point Mugu section with 13 shots.

April 5, 2007
-
Point Mugu Airshow 2007 section added with 14 galleries of photos.

April 3, 2007
-
Riverside Airshow 2007 added with 19 galleries of photos from the show.

March 2007

March 27, 2007
-
A day with the CAF article posted about the Commemorative Air Force's Southern California Wing.

March 17, 2007
-
Flying Aircraft gallery added to the Photographers' Pix of 2006 section.
- Air-to-air gallery added to the Photographer Pix of 2006 section.

March 13, 2007
-
Photographer's Pix of 2006 section added. Static aircraft gallery added to the new section.


February 2007

February 26, 2007
-
Updated links section, added links and link banners for some sites.
- New Article published Aviation Photography Techniques- Part 1: Static Aircraft

February 20, 2007
-
Updated schedule section and added a few links to the links section.


February 8, 2007
-
A day at Universal Studios section added with 8 galleries of photos of the studio and Citywalk.


January 2007


January 26, 2007
-
20 new desktop wallpapers added to the free desktop wallpaper page. Enjoy!

January 14, 2007
-
Black and white gallery added to the Cable Airshow section.

January 10, 2007
-
Cable Airshow section added with 184 pictures in 18 galleries.

December 2006

December 31, 2006
-
Black and white gallery added to the Pilot Maker Day section. 20 new photos, all in black and white.

December 23, 2006
-
Classic Trainers Air-to-Air calendar added to the calendar store. 50% of royalties from the calendar will be donated to the Southern California Wing of the CAF.

December 20, 2006
-
Karen Newcomb's photos added to the Pilot Maker Day section.

December 18, 2006
- Miscellaneous gallery added to the Pilot Maker Day section.

December 12, 2006
-
Pilot Maker Day airshow section added with 5 galleries of photos, including one air-to-air gallery.

December 8, 2006
-
14 new images added to the free desktop wallpapers page.

December 2, 2006
-
Christmas light in my town gallery created with 2 pages of pictures of Christmas lights.

November 2006

November 23, 2006
-
Whoops and goofs gallery added. This features the less than stellar shots taken this year.

November 21, 2006
-
Edwards AFB calendar published. Link to calendar added to main webpage and Edwards page.

November 11, 2006
-
Fun with Photoshop gallery added. These are photos that have been editted and altered using Photoshop.

November 8, 2006
-
Schedule of Events page added to let everyone know what events will be covered by VG-photo.

November 3, 2006
- Mailing list archive added with an e-mail address to subscribe to the VG-photo mailing list.

November 1, 2006
-
Edwards AFB Open House section completed with 20 galleries of photos.

October 2006

October 30, 2006
-
Skeleton Edwards AFB Open House index built with first galleries created. More to be added in the coming days.

October 28-29, 2006
- Edwards AFB Open House/Airshow. Will shoot one day of the event (TBD).

October 10, 2006
-
Site search tool added to the main page for searching this site. Thanks to everyone who made the suggestion!

October 6, 2006
- B-25 Mitchell gallery added to the Camarillo Airshow section.
- WWII reenactors gallery added to the Camarillo Airshow section.
- A new section with free desktop wallpapers was added.

September 2006

September 10, 2006
- A Day at Camarillo Airport gallery added. A couple of closeups, some homebuilts and a couple of warbird shots included.

September 1, 2006

- F-111F model page added with 11 photos of a model made by Joe Nassi.

August 2006

August 24, 2006
-
Camarillo Airshow 2006 section added with 28 albums of photos

August 19-20, 2006
- Camarillo Airshow 2006, shot both days.

August 1, 2006
- Completed cleanup of General Aviation Aircraft section.
- Quickie Aircraft page added with six photos of the Q-200.
- Zenith Aircraft page added with 5 photos of the Zodiac 601-HDS.

July 2006


July 31, 2006
-
Luscombe Aircraft gallery page added with 2 photos.
- Five pictures of three different Mooney's added to the Mooney page.
- Piaggio gallery added with 2 pictures of a Piaggio P.180.
- Pilatus gallery added with 1 picture of a PC-12/45.

July 30, 2006
-
Two new pictures added od the Swift added to the Globe page.
- Learjet page added with 4 pictures of a LearJst model 45.
- General cleanup in the Civilian/General Aviation section.

July 29, 2006
-
Two new pictures added to the Aeronca page, closeup on nose of Champ and one shot of an Aeronca 15AC Sedan.
- Pictures of a Baron and 4 pictures of 2 different KingAirs added to the Beech page.
- Bombardier Aircraft page added to the civilian section with 5 pictures of 2 different models.
- Pictures of a Cessna 140, 180 and 337 added to the Cessna page.
- Cirrus Design Corp page added with 4 pictures of the Cirrus SR22.
- Culver Aircraft page added to the civilian section with 1 picture of the Culver LFA Cadet.
- Dassault Aviation page added to the civilian section with 2 pictures of the Mystere Falcon 900.
- Four new pictures of 2 different Ercoupes added to the Ercoupe page.

July 27, 2006
-
Pictures of a Mooney M-18C Mite added to the Mooney page.

July 16, 2006
-
Fountains and water gallery page added with 10 photos.

July 15, 2006
-
Miscellaneous B-25 shots page added. 14 shots of the B-25 "Executive Sweet" in the gallery.

July 7, 2006
-
Memorial Day service and reflections photo essay added.

July 4, 2006
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Fireworks page added to Non-Aviation section.

July 2, 2006
-
New homepage finished and posted. Calendar links provided on homepage


June 2006

June 17-30
-
General website cleanup, all backgrounds changed to black to better show the images. New calendars created, more in progress.

June 16, 2006
- QB-36 section posted with 18 individual albums of photos.

June 12, 2006
- QB-36 staging event shoot.

June 9, 2006
-
Fokker DR.1 Photo Essay posted, 34 photos on 2 pages.

June 8, 2006
-
Photo essay on the Silver Wings wingwalkers added. 40 pictures on 2 pages.

June 6, 2006
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Air to air photo shoot with the Silver Wings wingwalkers and the Fokker DR.1.

June 1, 2006

- New Article section added to the front page. SNJ flight experience photo essay added.

May 2006

May 1-31, 2006

-
I haven't kept up well with all the updates that have been done this month as they came quickly. B-17 and B-24 pictures added in the bombers section after the Collings Foundation visit to Burbank.
- The Chino airshow was May 20-21. Tons of new pictures in 40 separate albums under the Chino Airshow page.
- General page cleanup and reformat. Soon, all of the pages will have black backgrounds. It's less distracting and easier to read. Max, thanks for that suggestion!

April 2006

April 26, 2006
-
5 new pictures added to the Piper page. 2 pictures of a PA-28 Cherokee and 3 pictures of a PA-34 Seneca II.

April 25, 2006
-
1 new picture added to the Grumman F6F Hellcat page.
- 1 new picture added to the Beech T-34 Mentor page.
- Second page of my son with aircraft added.

April 24, 2006
-
1 new picture added to the Martin 404 page.
- 2 new pictures added to the Nanchang CJ page.
- 4 new pictures added to the P-51 Mustang page.
- 4 new pictures added to the Stearman page.

April 19, 2006
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2 new pictures added to the F8F Bearcat page.
- 4 new pictures added to the C-131 Samaritan page.
- 2 new pictures added to the C-46 Commando page.

April 18, 2006
-
6 new helicopter pictures added to the Helicopter page. The Bell 205 operated by the Ventura County FD and a Bell 407 operated by the USFS.
- 4 new shots of the Percival Prentice added.
- 2 pictures of a Cessna 421C added to the Cessna page.
- 3 pictures of a beautiful Lancair T-360 added to the Lancair page.

April 8, 2006
-
L-29 Thunder Delfins
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- T-34 Mentor Dragon Flight
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- T6 Formation Flight
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.

April 7, 2006
-
US Navy Heritage Flight
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- F-18 Hornet
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- F4F/FM-2 Wildcat
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- F6F Hellcat
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.

April 6, 2006
-
P-51 Mustang page
added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- US Navy Heritage Flight
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- F-18 Hornet
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.

April 5, 2005
-
KC-135 Tanker page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- Ed Hamill's USAF Reserve biplane
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- Rob Harrison's "Tumbling Bear" page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- Just In Time Skydivers
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- Silver Wings Wingwalker
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- John Collver's "War Dog"
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- USAF Heritage Flight
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.
- A-10 Thunderbolt II/Warthog
page added to the Riverside Airshow section.

April 4, 2006
-
Riverside Airshow link added to main website. Began main Riverside airshow page.
- First 6 of 22 pages in the Riverside airshow page completed and posted;
    Statics and Closeups
    Rain and Crowds,
    Riverside Police Department Helicopter Demonstration
    C-17 Globemaster
    Oracle Challenger
    F-117 Nighthawk

March 2006


March 30, 2006
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Lockheed C-130 Hercules page added to the Cargo/Utility/Liaison section.
- Lockheed Constellation/EC-121 page added to the Cargo/Utility/Liaison section.
- Lockheed P-3 Orion page added to the Cargo/Utility/Liaison section.

March 29, 2006
-
Douglas DC-3 page added to the Cargo/Utility/Liaison section.
- Fiesler Fi-156 page added to the Cargo/Utility/Liaison section.
- Grumman C2A Greyhound page added to the Cargo/Utility/Liaison section.

March 28, 2006
-
Beech C-45 Expeditor page added to the Cargo/Utility/Liaison section.
- Convair C-131 Samaritan page added to the Cargo/Utility/Liaison section.
- Curtiss C-46 Commando page added to the Cargo/Utility/Liaison section.

March 27, 2006
-
Antonov AN-2 Colt page added to the Cargo/Utility/Liaison section.
- Martin 404 airliner page added to the Cargo/Utility/Liaison section.

March 26, 2006
-
Flowers II page added to the non-aviation section  with 38 pictures on 2 pages.

March 24, 2006
-
1 new pic of the SNJ-5 added to the T6 page in the Trainer Aircraft section. The first picture on page 1 is the new shot.
- Added 1 picture of a Cessna 525 CitationJet to the Cessna page in the General Aviation Aircraft section. The new picture is the last on the page.
- 4 pictures of a Glasair SHA added to the Glasair page in the General Aviation Aircraft section. New pictures are at the bottom of the page.
- 3 new bird pictures in the Bird page. New shot are at the bottom of the page.

March 22, 2006
Links section updated, more links added.

March 21, 2006
-
North American T-6/SNJ Texan/Harvard page added to the trainer section. Three pages featuring 45 photographs.
- Links section finally starting to get some links.

March 20, 2006
-
North American T-28 Trojan page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.
- 2 new photos added to the Flowers in my Yard page.

March 19, 2006
-
Northrop T-38 Talon page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.
- Percival Prentice page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.
- Raytheon/Beech T-6a Texan II page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.
- Ryan PT-22 Recruit page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.
- Scottish Aviation Bulldog page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.
- Stearman page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.
- Waco UPF page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.

March 18, 2006
-
Birds in my Yard page added to the non-aviation section.
- New picture added to the Flowers in my Yard page. Also optimized the current pictures for faster load times.
- BAE Jet Provost page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.
- Beech T-34 Mentor page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.
- Nanchange CJ-6 page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.
- Waco YMF page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.
- PZL Iskra page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.
- Yakovlev Yak-52 page added to the Trainer Aircraft section.

March 13, 2006
-
Yakovlev Yak-3 page added to the fighter section. Click here to go directly to that page.

March 12, 2006
-
Boeing B-17 Walkthrough page added. 52 pictures of the interior of the airplane. Click here to go directly to that page.

March 10, 2006
-
F4F Wildcat page added to the fighter section. Click here to go directly to that page.

March 8, 2006
-
F6F Hellcat page added to the fighter section. Click here to go directly to that page.

March 6, 2006

- F8F Bearcat page added to the fighter section. Click here to go directly to that page.
- F4U Corsair page added (Actually a Goodyear FG-1D) to the fighter section. Click here to go directly to that page

March 4-5, 2006
-
Complete redesign of all pages to make things easier to navigate and update. All pages now generated using Netscape Composer

March 1, 2006
- Bennetville Mine page added to the non-aviation section.
- The ghost town of Bodie California added to the non-aviation section.
- Mammoth Lakes, California page added to the non-aviation section.
- Tioga Pass page added to the non-aviation section.

February, 2006

February 26, 2006
- Received new Nikon D-50 camera and 28-80mm zoom lens.
- Non-aviation pictures added to the website.
- Flowers in my Yard page added to the non-aviation section.
- Steam Shovel in Lee Vining added to the non-aviation section.
- General Aviation section added, splitting up the previous page of all GA aircraft. 21 total pages added.

February 21, 2006
- Helicopter page added to the Cargo/Liaison/Utility Aircraft section.
- Hawker Sea Fury added to the Fighter section.
- Added a separate page for the A6M3 Zero in the fighter section.

February 20, 2006
- 2 pictures of P-51 Mustang N514DK added to the P-51 Mustang page.

February 19, 2006
- Polikarpov I-16 Ishak page added to the fighter section.

February 16, 2006
- Attack Aircraft section added to the website.
- Douglas A-1 Skyraider page added to the Attack Aircraft section.

February 15, 2006
- North American Navion section added to the Cargo/Liaison/Utility Aircraft section.

February 12, 2006
- Boeing B-17 page added to the Bomber Aircraft section.

February 10, 2006
- Consolidated B-24 Liberator added to the Bomber Aircraft section

February 7, 2006
- Bomber Aircraft section added. Split out different bombers to different
pages.

February 3, 2006
- 2 pictures of the Polikarpov I-16 Ishak added to the European Fighter page.

January, 2006

January 2006
- No updates done during the month of January due to new addition to the family at the end of December.

December, 2005

December 9, 2005
- Aircraft For Sale section added
- Cessna 150E for sale page added

December 7, 2005
- Transport aircraft page added. Different transport aircraft on one page.

December 4, 2005
- Trainers of all eras page added.
- Aircraft close-up page added
- Pictures of my son with airplanes added

November, 2005

November 27, 2005
- European Fighters page added featuring WWII fighters from the European theater.
- Camarillo from the cockpit page added to the Miscellaneous Aviation section.

November 26, 2005
- Pacific Fighters page added featuring WWII fighters from the Pacific theater.
- C-46 China Doll's 60th Birthday party page added to the Cargo/Liaison/Utility Aircraft section.

November 25, 2005
- North American P-51 Mustang page added.

November 24, 2005
- My sketches and drawings added to the Miscellaneous Aviation section.

November 22, 2005
- Bomber Aircraft page added featuring bombers from WWII.

November 21, 2005 (*Birth of VG Photo as a website)
- vg-photo.com domain name purchased, begin moving files from old geocities page.

Early days

September 29-November 21, 2005
- Free geocities page used to create proof of concept website and get general ideas in place.

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