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JASDF Gifu Airshow 2017

... r Yoshi Muroya the Gifu show 2017 draw a huge crowd, but the weather spoiled it a lot. Cold air coming down from Siberia fought with rain coming in from the Pacific Ocean, and in the end somehow both succeed ...

Neuburg Open House

... lunch break it was time to walk around the static display, which was ok, but the aircraft were fenced off to close for some nice photos. Time and cold outside temperatures were better used to get a steak ...

SIAF Airshow 2016 Sliac

The SU-27 Flanker, MiG-21 LanceR and MiG-29 Fulcrum are apart from being three Cold War warriors and rare Russian-build jets three excellent airshow acts that you can hardly argue about. For its 2016 edition ...

Bulgarian Air Force - Thracian exercises

... to witness this legendary Cold War warrior in Bulgarian AF service. This text is an excerpt of my article “TIME FOR CHANGE” published in Combat Aircraft Monthly, issue October 2015 - Vol 16 No 10 -  ...

Africa Aerospace & Defence 2014

... tickets visitors. On these two days the Saturday was by far the better choice with more flying and great weather. Contrary to this Sunday morning started very different with a very cold wind and freezing ...

Hokkaido Winter Eagles

... kaido/kr2 special/14_hokkaido/swan It was a real pleasure seeing all these birds, and the rather bad weather at Chitose is also a reason to come back on day - back into the cold! special/14_hokkai ...

JASDF 60th Anniversary

...  very good, but there was obviously a bad weather period as the sun was nearly continuously hiding behind the clouds or came out at the wrong point of time. Nevertheless during cold autumn months the visitor ...

Waddington Airshow

... the Avro Lancaster bombers during WWII, which changed amongst others to the mighty Avro Vulcan around 10 years later during the time of the Cold War. It was thus not uncommon to call this part of Britain ...

Chino "Planes of Fame" Airshow 2013

... ome of them meant travelling to Chino, California – and believe me, there are things for worse than California at the beginning of May… Though the days were quite chilly with a cold wind from the Pacifi ...

Bahrain International Airshow 2012

The Meteorology Department at the Civil Aviation Affairs expected a rather cold weather today with some clouds at times. The forecast was for maximum temperature of 20°C and minimums around 15°C - at the ...

Korea / Japan

... 40 brought me back via the vast Siberian landscape to Munich, landing at Sunset and being thrown back into a cold and nasty autumn weather. special/11_korea/20  ...

SIAF 2011

... a cold beer ready. Things really started getting busy between 9 and 10 in the morning, as the start of the flying program was announced to be at 11am. airshows/11_siaf/migqra The opening ceremony w ...

Air Show Turkiye

... tunity given to take some pictures there was just priceless. Good business however was made by the people passing by and selling cold drinks. airshows/11_izmir/5 airshows/11_izmir/51 Personally  ...

India 2011

... one last Indian Curry dish a the airport restaurant and have a nice flight back via Zürich – back into the cold.  ...

Japan December 2009

... ice, if it just wouldn't have been that cold! special/09_japan2/26_Nyuta special/09_japan2/30so Kanoya in the evening came true to be a good choice as many helicopters were still flying and I got to se ...

Japan March 2009

... kly covered her face and I am sure that they were alarmed the same way as we were surprised to see them there. The night was really cold as there was once again nearly no insulation and we did not fin ...

Japan 2008 Trip

... ar and made our way to Nyuta. The drive along the Route 10 is really scenic along the shores of the Pacific and we made many stops. Though the look on the photos pretends warm temperatures it was freezi ...

Nyutabaru Air Show

...  a really cold night in the car – the windows were even frozen… - we woke up at around 6am near the airfield and saw to our surprise that the roads were already getting crowded with cars and even at th ...

Planespotting Tour Japan 2008

... d to it.   The food gave us strength for our discovering trip around Beppu and its famous hot springs. The city is really amazing: especially during the cold winter season there is steam coming o ...

Piper Cub

... had our well earned cold beer after checking the aircraft. The history of the aircraft: S/N 13204 has originally been delivered to the USAAF in December 1944 and has been used during the last days of ...
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Tornado GR.4 FINale at RAF Marham

Nine GR4 Tornados with their wings swept to 25° flying overhead in a close diamond nine formation was a sight to behold! The Royal Air  Force bid farewell to its Tornado Force in style at RAF Marham on 28th February 2019. Read More
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JASDF Gifu Airshow 2017

Back in 1917 Kakamigahara airfield was used as an army airfield and a airship landing site. Today it is named Gifu, and is the home of the JASDF Flight Test Centre ADTW (Air Development and Test Wing). 2017 thus saw this wing’s home airfield centenary Read More
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Duxford Flying Legends 2018

Duxford’s Flying Legends 2018 was a show to remember. Not only was the legendary warbirds airshow blessed with stunning summer weather and deep blue skies on Sunday, it also featured many impressive warbird formations, amongst them a stunning 4-ship formation of Buchons - a real treat Read More
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Slovak International Air Fest - SIAF 2018

Travelling to countries operating the MiG-29 is usually a safe bet to see this great looking jet from the Soviet-era in the air. This was also true for the Slovak International Air Fest (SIAF) at Sliac, Slovakia. But the SIAF airshow was also a clear Read More
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