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Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina

During World War II, the Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina flying boat became famous for its long-endurance missions over the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean against enemy ships and submarines. Only very few aircraft ...

Sayonara Samurai Phantoms

... so the Phantom became more potent in the air-ground role and was able to overtake roles from the indigenous Mitsubishi F-1. The force of the fighter jets was enlarged by RF-4E Phantoms that were able ...

F-AZJU - La Ferté-Alais' Ju-52/3m

... d the French airline Corsair and became pilot on their long-haul fleet, namely flying the Boeing B747 and Airbus A330. To fly the Junkers Ju-52 he is qualified for about 10 years now. „The initial traini ...

D-Day - 75th anniversary in Normandy

... of the Second World War came to the beaches, which saw the embarkment of Allied forces into continental Europe 75 years ago. This event also aroused the interest of more than one million visitors, which ...

Classic Fighters - Omaka Airshow 2019

... v=10 Also the Agusta A109 and NHIndustries NH90 presented some fly-bys when they came in to land on Friday. The highlight of the RNZAF flying displays was however the very welcome appearance of the SH- ...

Scenic Switzerland - Tigers and Hornets fighting at Meiringen

... with up to six jets per wave. Additionally to that the Tigers went up, some PC-21 came by on pilot training missions, and now and then there was a PC-9 target tuck or a PC-6 Turbo Porter. airshows/20_Meiringen/3,width=260,height=300,gap_h=11,gap_v=10 ...

Good Bye SAR Huey at THR 30

...  Niederstetten became the first of a total of three German SAR bases to make the transfer to this new Light Utility Helicopter for Search And Rescue (LUH SAR) tasks of the Bundeswehr. Nörvenich will  ...

Blue Wings 2020 Exercise

... d excitement amongst planespotters and avgeeks as well. During the two weeks of the exercise, Nörvenich air base was the goal of a pilgrimage of people equipped, with cameras and stepladders. airshows/20_BlueWings/3-2,width=260,height=300,gap_h=11,gap_v=10 For ...

Polikarpov I-16 Mosca at Madrid

... approached our Dornier Do-27 photoship from behind, it’s not-so-nice nickname “Rata” – which literally means rat – became obvious. During the Spanish civil war the Nationalists gave her that name. In the ...

Blue Flag 2019 at Ovda

... v e fitted into the shelters. As a pleasant side effect, Uvda now also became Israel's second airfield that can support F-35 operations. airshows/19_Blue_Flag/Adir,width=396,height=300,gap_h=10,gap_v=1 ...

Air Legend 2019

...  on the apron, which is accessible for the general public before the start of the airshow. This gives plenty of time in the morning to get up close to more than 100 aircraft that came together for “Ai ...

Hahnweide OTT 2019

... visitors came to the Hahnweide to immerse into aviation, and to experience Germany's largest warbird spectacle. airshows/19_Hahnweide/bunt_9,width=260,height=300,gap_h=11,gap_v=10 The organizers d ...

Radom Airshow 2018

... it came to Radom together with a twin-seat Su-25 Frogfoot, which remained however in the static display. airshows/18_Radom/Flanker_4,width=396,height=300,gap_h=10,gap_v=10 Visitor from Pakistan Another ...

Taiwan Planespotting

... 0 The participation of became General Dynamics as primary US defense contractor clearly brought in the influence of the F-16 in the finalized F-CK-1. Particularly the use of blended wing root/fusela ...

Dark Falcon - Belgian F-16 Demo Team

... that tradition today. In 2018 Vador became the 19th F-16 pilot to continue that tradition for three consecutive years. Obviously the everyday job of the whole Demo Team is to promote the capabilities of ...

Tornado GR.4 FINale at RAF Marham

... then split up and a five-ship returned doing the ‚missing man‘ to honor lost crews and bid a final farewell to the Tornado in RAF service. Following these passes the aircraft came into the landing pattern ...

JASDF Gifu Airshow 2017

... 2017 thus saw this wing’s home airfield centenary and was this was the main topic for the 2017 Gifu airshow. In previous years the ADTW always came up for the airshow with very nice special schemes on ...

Slovak International Air Fest - SIAF 2018

... ent the Turkish Air Force also came for another visit to Sliac. Once again two F-4E 2020 "Terminator" Phantoms were sent to Slovakia. One of the jets of 111 Filo "Panthers" even wore a special tail art t ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2018

The Tsuiki airshow 2018 was a blast! After some visits to this show two important things for a successful event came together that year: great flying and nice weather. As the weather can get nasty at the ...

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