North Valley Occupational Center Receives New Jets

North Valley Occupational Center Receives New Jets

The North Valley Occupational Center is located at the Van Nuys airport and provides occupational and career training for the Los Angeles Unified School District, enabling the development of valuable middle-class jobs. The school’s Aircraft Mechanics Program consists...

Sydney Kingsford Smith (YSSY/SYD) – November 2013

I enjoyed three days in Sydney (my first trip to Australia since 1996) and managed to visit four great spotting locations. Unfortunately due to wind direction, some poor weather and other commitments I did not get to visit the excellent location for photos at the...

The Proud Bird Restaurant – LAX

The Proud Bird Restaurant – LAX

The Proud Bird is situated on Aviation Blvd overlooking the Southern runways and gives great views of all the action South side and all landing aircraft on the Northern runway. An ideal spot for monitoring all the action at KLAX! The Proud Bird is also home to many...

El Centro,CA – February 2012

El Centro,CA – February 2012

Socal Spotters were delighted and honoured to be invited to attend a photocall at the Naval Air Facility in El Centro. NAF El Centro is used as a training ground and is situated in a basin below sea level close to the Mexican Boarder and the town of Imperial. The...