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McDonnell Douglas CF-18 Hornet

@ Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, CA

September 2016

This year’s Wings Over Wine Country Airshow highlighted an appearance from our Northern neighbors.  For the 2016 season, the Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 demonstration aircraft sports a paint scheme commemorating the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP).  85 more words

In Search of the Elusive Victoria Regia

Colombia to Brazil – En route to Manaus

August 3rd, 00:30  Still aboard the Iquitos-Santa Rosa “Rapido”
We arrive in Santa Rosa.  A few passengers, among them Pauline, one of the French girls, are quasi-apoplectic.  1,982 more words

On The Amazon - Between Peru And Brazil

Man arrested in Santa Rosa after biting brother, hitting patrol car in chase

SANTA ROSA (BCN) — A man was arrested in Santa Rosa Saturday after a fight with his brother, followed by a police chase in which he injured an officer, Rohnert Park police said. 281 more words


Grumman F-14A Tomcat

@ Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa, CA

July 2012

One cool aspect of the Museum’s Tomcat is that it was flown in from NAS Point Mugu, California and then de-militarized onsite.  39 more words

Laughing Falcon near El Carmen

Here’s a fairly common bird that nonetheless is always a great thrill to see: the Laughing Falcon (Herpetotheres cachinnans). John Beer’s photo below was taken in his garden in Santa Rosa, but two days ago I was spellbound by another (actually, perhaps even the same individual!) laughing at me at very close quarters just above the hamlet of El Banco, which is located above Santa Rosa and Verbena Sur and below the village of… 168 more words

In My Patch

Sonoma County: News and Notes

This November we will be voting on a proposition to legalize Marijuana. I think we all expect that proposition to pass by a wide margin. The question is what does it mean to Sonoma County and the Wine Industry. 448 more words

McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle

@ Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa, CA

July 2012

This aircraft has the distinction of being the first aircraft to scramble in response to the World Trade Center attacks.   92 more words