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Otto Smik's Spitfire TE184

... comparing them to the Spitfires equipped with the elliptical wing. Spitfire Mk.XVI TE184 air-air galleries/18_spitfire/1_4/,width=396,height=300,gap_h=10,gap_v=10 Aircraft documents show a flying time ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2018

... more modern F-15J Eagle that can also carry more modern air-air missiles such as the AAM-4 or AAM-5. It is up to them to regularly go hunting for Russian and Chinese military jets that operate in the vicinity ...

Tornado GR.4 FINale at RAF Marham

... Marham‘s media office distributed some souvenir photos that have been taken during an air-air photoflight of the three-ship formation of the special coloured jets. airshows/19_Marham/so3,width=260,height=300,gap_h=11,gap_v=10 ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2018

...  as a KC-767 air-air refueling tanker or a JMSDF P-3C maritime patrol aircraft were parked on the right side of the apron. On the left a handful of helicopters, trainers and fighter jets. The bigger transpor ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2017

... fighter used in the air-air as well as in the air-ground role, with a focus on anti-ship operations using the ASM-1 and ASM-2 air-sea missiles. airshows/17_tsuiki/static 6 Hikotai and 8 Hikotai Flying ...

Oshkosh EAA Airventure 2017

... will be featured in the near future on another air-air photo feature on this site. airshows/17_oshkosh/trainer airshows/17_oshkosh/wbflying airshows/17_oshkosh/wbjets Amazing Oshkosh What always ...

LTG61 Penzing Farewell

...  not only the historic formation consisting of the Dakota, Noratlas and Transall as well as the Eurofighter solo display were repeated, also the Luftwaffe role demonstration was shown including air-ai ...

Cessna O-1E "Bird Dog" Vietnam Observer

Flying low over the jungle on tree top level the exploits of the Cessna O-1E Bird Dog in South East Asia are legendary. However, this venerable warbird is maybe one of the lesser known and unglamorous ...

High Performance Glider - DG-800S

... f water as additional ballast. air2air/16_dg800/2 air2air/16_dg800/3 air2air/16_dg800/4 air2air/16_dg800/5 Glider flying in Eichstätt, Bavaria / Altmühltal Shooting some air-air photos of a  ...

Luftwaffe Bücker Bü133 Jungmeister

Doing air-air with classic aircraft from the 1930s is always a pleasure, even more so if it is an immaculately restored Bücker Bü 133 Jungmeister on a nice autumn Sunday morning. The Jungmeister D-EMKP “ ...

Bücker Bü131 / Tatra T-131 Jungmann OE-APY

The Bücker Bü 131 Jungmann was the first design of Bücker Flugzeugbau with a first flight in April 1934 and quickly became the standard teaching plane of the Luftwaffe. Originally around 5000 copies were ...

JASDF 60th Anniversary

...  Its location make it the spear tip against intruders approaching from the East, though during nearly four days at the airport the QRA did not fly even once. But seeing F-15s equipped with the AAM-5 air-ai ...

Gifu Airshow

... a U-125 and UH-60 did perform a rescue demo, a C-130 Hercules did several fly-bys and a JASDF KC-767 tanker demonstrated a air-air refueling formation flight with an F-15J Eagle, accompanied by an F-2. ...

Luftwaffe Phantom Pharewell Photo Phlight

The months of June and July 2013 saw the final operations of German F-4F Phantoms. With Jagdgeschwader 71 "R" at Wittmund officially putting Luftwaffe Phantom operations to an end and handing over the ...

Meiringen - WK 2014

... Additionally the remarkable sound of the famous M61 Vulcan canon was gently heard reverberating in the valley. onbase/14_Meiringen/1 onbase/14_Meiringen/2 onbase/14_Meiringen/4 Air-air training ...

Kyushu Warriors

... r special/12_nyuta/Aggr2 special/12_nyuta/so Another eyecatcher are of course the F-4EJ Phantoms, always in full action and busy with air-air or air-ground training, though my experience from rece ...

NATO Days Ostrava

...  were missing, but one arrived shortly afterwards with the French C-135FR tanker aircraft and showed a demonstrated air-air refuelling. airshows/12_ostrava/czaf airshows/12_ostrava/czaf1 airshows/12_ostrava/kc13 ...

Korea / Japan

... d F-4 Phantom II is still in service, flown as the F-4E in the air-air and air-ground role as well as still some RF-4C as a reconnaissance asset. These latter ones however are to be put out of service  ...

Komaki Airshow

... with two T-4 and an F-2 from Gifu. special/11_korea/31 The 'Viper Zero' flew in the receiver position to simulate the air-air refuelling procedure. Afterwards each of the jets performed a (high) fly-by ...

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18 Pilsen 1809 8264

Pilsen Air Show

This airshow was held to celebrate 100 years of aviation in Pilsen / Plzeň. Even though this fourth most populous city in Western Bohemia, Czech Republic, is undeniably better known for the type of blond lager beer to which the city gave its name, it also Read More
18 Houston Airshow 1810 4192

Wings over Houston 2018

Wings over Houston 2018 was headlined by the US Navy Blue Angels display team. With a big concentration of Commemorative Air Force (CAF) warbirds all around the oil-rich state of Texas the line-up of WW II airplanes was also strong. The most impressive airshow act Read More
18 Pilsen 1809 8699

Otto Smik's Spitfire TE184

Nine Balkenkreuze and three silhouettes of the Fieseler Fi 103, aka „Vergeltungswaffe 1 (V1)“ as kill markings depict this Spitfire Mk.XVI as the personal plane of Otto Smik. Smik was one of the most successfully Czechoslovakian pilots in service of the RAF during WW II. Read More
18 Hyakuri Show 1812 5433

Hyakuri Airshow 2018

Ten (R)F-4EJ Phantoms lined up in front of the crowd was a sight to behold! The Hyakuri Airshow 2018 was the last ever opportunity to see such a large number of mighty Phantoms in action as JASDF Phantom operations will dwindle down rapidly in the Read More
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