The Indian Navy just announced the retirement of their fleet of Sea Harriers. This comes after 33 years of service from Sea Harriers. Nalls Aviation now becomes the only operator of Sea Harriers. Our FA.2 is the last surviving, flying example anywhere in the world! While Team SHAR is busy preparing for our 9th airshow season, we’re also […]
Team SHAR gets cover of In Flight USA!
Just in time for the annual Army-Navy football game, Team SHAR is on the December 2016 cover of “In Flight USA” magazine. (see the link below). “In Flight USA” is an aviation magazine, distributed to Fixed Base Operators at airports…
Team SHAR heads to Syracuse, NY
With the tragic death of Blue Angels number 6, Marine Captain Jeff Kuss last week, the Blue Angels cancelled their scheduled appearance at the Syracuse, NY Airshow. Team SHAR was called to step in. “We were in a stand down…
Anglo-American Lightning Organization launches crowd funding program
Another iconic British fighter, is needing help from the aviation community. The Anglo-American Lightning Organization is restoring an English Electric “Lightning” to full flying condition. They’ve made significant progress and due in some part to our success with the Harrier, they are…
Team SHAR cycles the landing gear and exercises the emergency blow down system
As part of our annual Conditional Inspection, the Sea Harrier is placed on jacks and hydraulic power is applied. The gas motor running is actually our “log splitter” hydraulic generator. It provides the power to actuate the flight controls. All the…
How we got to where we are, Part IX
By all accounts, the first flight was an astounding success! We had managed to not only get the airplane in the United States, certified, approved, and ground tested, but we flew it! Despite a minor annoyance of losing communications, there…
We kick off our 9th Airshow Season at Manassas!
Nalls Aviation and Team SHAR begin its 9th Airshow season at Manassas, Virginia on May 7th! This is a FREE airshow, and a full day of flying and fun for the entire family. Few airshows allow the crowds to get…
Nalls Aviation and Team SHAR begin its 9th Airshow season at Manassas, Virginia on May 7th! This is a FREE airshow, and a full day of flying and fun for the entire family. Few airshows allow the crowds to get up close and personal with the performing airplanes. Manassas is one of those shows. You’ll […]
Here is one posted on youtube that you will enjoy!
With a very successful 8th airshow season behind us, and a very promising 2016 airshow season ahead, Team SHAR wants to take just a moment to wish everyone a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2016! We close out 2015 with many successes. We’ve qualified two new L39 pilots, two new LSO’s for the Paddles truck, performed […]
With a new weight and balance, all the panels and systems, including the electrical system, all functionally checked, and after numerous taxi checks, we were ready to get airborne. Our limitations were received from the FAA, and all the paperwork was approved, at least giving me a ‘learner’s permit’ to fly it for 60 days. Since […]
Our search for viable ejection systems presented a couple of challenges. First, no one wanted to touch this with a 10 foot pole, especially Martin Baker. After multiple attempts to persuade anyone to help us met with dead ends, I sent an email directly to Martin Baker. It must have reached the highest levels because within […]
Nalls Aviation is proud to support and sponsor the first annual fund raising dinner for Operation Vets Haven on October 21, 2015 at the Arlington Army Navy Country Club. NEWS FLASH! NEWS FLASH! NEWS FLASH! Nalls Aviation and Team SHAR raised over $17,000 this year for OVH! The entire team helped, using our L-39. Here is […]