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Aircraft Spotting in Japan ...

An extensive adventure in 18 days: Exploring the land of the rising sun in search for their exotic aircraft. This trip had it all: freezing temperatures, hot sunny days, thunderstorms, and even a very ...

Pilsen Air Show

... back to the flying display, the aircraft flying around that ground theatre were the main attraction of the event. There was a Polikarpov Po-2, a Let C-11 – the Czech-build version of the Warsaw Pact trainer ...

Wings over Houston 2018

... not only smashed Eglin Air Force base in Florida, but all regular planning of aircraft attendances as well. Jets from Florida had to be dispersed on other airfields around the US and this caused quite ...

Otto Smik's Spitfire TE184

... Czechoslovakian pilots in service of the RAF during WW II. He crashed and died on 28 November 1944 near Zwolle after been hit by German AA fire. Smik’s aircraft has been re-created by the Spitfire’s owner, ...

Bucharest International Air Show 2018 - BIAS

... y aircraft and helicopters of the local air arm could be seen throughout the day in the sky over Bucharest. This included presentations of the F-16AM Fighting Falcons, an aerial interception demonstrati ...

Tornado GR.4 FINale at RAF Marham

... jet gained gained a special place in the heart of British aircraft enthusiasts. It was therefore no wonder that the field along the taxiway filled up quickly with cars that day. Two long lines with a total ...

JASDF Gifu Airshow 2017

... brown. Orange highlights give reference to its use as a flight test aircraft, and the underside sported the slogan „各務原 飛行場 百周年 - or "Kakamigahara Hikou-jyo Hyaku-shunen",meaning "The 100 years anniversa ...

Duxford Flying Legends 2018

... those aircraft fly in close formation! Of course the German planes were ‘chased’ by Spitfires of different marks that in the course of the battle also achieved an aerial victory over their enemies. airshows/18_duxford/Buchons2/,width=396,height=300,gap_h=10,gap_v=10 ...

Slovak International Air Fest - SIAF 2018

... and the Alenia C-27J Spartan has already completely replaced the trusted Antonov An-26 transport aircraft since 2016. Also the days of Slovak MiG-29s are being counted, but SIAF 2018 was an event with ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2018

... of aircraft taxiing about 10 minutes before take-off. Luckily the apron opened this year rather early around 7.30am. Therefore it was possible to catch the two F-2A special schemes of 6 and 8 Hikotai already ...

Wings over Houston Airshow

... or at least in the close vicinity, which is very beneficial for the variety of aircraft that can be put on show. airshows/17_houston/Tora airshows/17_houston/so Weeks prior to the 2017 airshow hurricane ...

Shuttleworth Evening Display

... collection presented in the last hours of sunlight. And with the wind being mostly calm around that time the chances are high to see the famous Edwardian aircraft doing their circuits over the airfield. ...

AirPower Over Hampton Roads 2018

...  airshows/18_langley/so2 Airshow Static Display Therefore, this short report features only some impressions from the static display. Under these circumstances it was obviously beneficial for the aircraf ...

Bell P-63 P-39 Cobra Flight

EAA Airventure at Oshkosh in 2017 saw a rare gathering of Bell Aircraft Cobras. Three P-63 Kingcobras and a P-39 Airacobra attended the ‘World’s greatest Aviation Celebration’, amongst them all Cobras ...

Iniochos Exercise 2018

... extensively increased and does also include ground and naval forces. The 2018 edition saw an impressive number of 76 fighter aircraft deployed to Andravida airbase. During 9 operational days more than ...

Fliegerschiessen at Axalp Shooting Range

... the new advanced trainer aircraft of the Swiss AF, the Pilatus PC-21, flew an aerobatic routine on the shooting range. airshows/17_axalp/cougar airshows/17_axalp/superpuma airshows/17_axalp/ec635 ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2017

... Japan When? November 2017 airshows/17_tsuiki/so3 JASDF Mitsubishi F-2 Squadrons With the swapping of Squadrons in recent years the JASDF obviously pursued the goal to reduce the mix of aircraft types ...

Warbirds over the Beach

„Warbirds over the Beach“ is the annual airshow of the Military Aviation Museum (MAM) at Virginia Beach with a strong focus on aircraft of the WWII era. Each year during the May weekend before Memorial ...

Shuttleworth - Fly Navy!

... it focuses on vintage aircraft, and this time it did with a special focus on the aircraft of the Naval Air Arm. This second edition of “Fly Navy” in 2017 has put a second chapter to a young, but already ...

Oshkosh EAA Airventure 2017

... saw for the first time in more than 60 years two B-29 Superfortresses flying in formation. Apart from that once again more than 10.000 aircraft flew to Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, making ...

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Dark Falcon - Belgian F-16 Demo Team

10.000ft above Belgium the howling sound of the Lockheed Martin’s F-16AM Fighting Falcon F100 jet engine could clearly be heard. No wonder, as the Demo Pilot for the Belgian Air Force, Sr. Cpt Darte, callsign „Vador“, knows how to place his jet only meters behind Read More
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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
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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
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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
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