Grampaw Pettibone Archive

  • Gramps from Yesteryear May-June 2008 Illustration by Ted Wilbur Cobra Crunch! All aircrew involved in a two-ship AH-1W Cobra mission had flown a similar event in the same working area at […]

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    Gramps from Yesteryear May-June 2008 Illustration by Ted Wilbur Cobra Crunch! All aircrew involved in a two-ship AH-1W Cobra mission had flown a similar event in the same working area at […]

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  • Gramps from Yesteryear March-April 2008 Illustration by Ted Wilbur Goshawk Goat Rope A student Naval Aviator was piloting a T-45 on a night solo field carrier landing practice flight. The pilot had […]

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    Gramps from Yesteryear March-April 2008 Illustration by Ted Wilbur Goshawk Goat Rope A student Naval Aviator was piloting a T-45 on a night solo field carrier landing practice flight. The pilot had […]

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  • Gramps from Yesteryear January-February 2008 Illustration by Ted Wilbur How Low Can you Go? After doing ceremonial flyovers over the weekend, a section of Hornets took off from a civilian […]

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    Gramps from Yesteryear January-February 2008 Illustration by Ted Wilbur How Low Can you Go? After doing ceremonial flyovers over the weekend, a section of Hornets took off from a civilian […]

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  • Gramps from Yesteryear September 1967 Illustration by Robert Osborn Before well-known artist Ted Wilbur first illustrated “Grampaw Pettibone” for Naval Aviation News in 1994, there was Robert Osborn, who in 1943 […]

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    Gramps from Yesteryear September 1967 Illustration by Robert Osborn Before well-known artist Ted Wilbur first illustrated “Grampaw Pettibone” for Naval Aviation News in 1994, there was Robert Osborn, who in 1943 […]

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  • Gramps from Yesteryear June 1967 Illustration by Robert Osborn Before well-known artist Ted Wilbur first illustrated “Grampaw Pettibone” for Naval Aviation News in 1994, there was Robert Osborn, who in […]

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    Gramps from Yesteryear June 1967 Illustration by Robert Osborn Before well-known artist Ted Wilbur first illustrated “Grampaw Pettibone” for Naval Aviation News in 1994, there was Robert Osborn, who in […]

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  • Gramps from Yesteryear May 1967 Illustration by Robert Osborn Before well-known artist Ted Wilbur first illustrated “Grampaw Pettibone” for Naval Aviation News in 1994, there was Robert Osborn, who in […]

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    Gramps from Yesteryear May 1967 Illustration by Robert Osborn Before well-known artist Ted Wilbur first illustrated “Grampaw Pettibone” for Naval Aviation News in 1994, there was Robert Osborn, who in […]

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  • Gramps from Yesteryear March 1967 Illustration by Robert Osborn   Before well-known artist Ted Wilbur first illustrated “Grampaw Pettibone” for Naval Aviation News in 1994, there was Robert Osborn, who […]

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    Gramps from Yesteryear March 1967 Illustration by Robert Osborn   Before well-known artist Ted Wilbur first illustrated “Grampaw Pettibone” for Naval Aviation News in 1994, there was Robert Osborn, who […]

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  • Gramps from Yesteryear July-August 2006 Illustration by Ted Wilbur Hitting Hornets Two F/A-18s along with another Hornet were going against a section of F-14 Tomcats on an air combat training […]

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    Gramps from Yesteryear July-August 2006 Illustration by Ted Wilbur Hitting Hornets Two F/A-18s along with another Hornet were going against a section of F-14 Tomcats on an air combat training […]

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  • Gramps from Yesteryear July-August 2006 Illustration by Ted Wilbur Power Line Peril A Fleet Replacement Squadron T-34C Turbo Mentor, crewed by two instructor lieutenants exited the target area after performing […]

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    Gramps from Yesteryear July-August 2006 Illustration by Ted Wilbur Power Line Peril A Fleet Replacement Squadron T-34C Turbo Mentor, crewed by two instructor lieutenants exited the target area after performing […]

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  • Gramps from Yesteryear May-June 2006 Illustration by Ted Wilbur Chopper Chain Reaction A helicopter aircraft commander (HAC), who had known marital stress but hadn’t been through a human factors board, was […]

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    Gramps from Yesteryear May-June 2006 Illustration by Ted Wilbur Chopper Chain Reaction A helicopter aircraft commander (HAC), who had known marital stress but hadn’t been through a human factors board, was […]

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