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Pilsen Air Show

... lager beer to which the city gave its name, it also has an aviation rich history. This aviation focus was very well presented on a fine summer week-end, and topped off with cold beer and tasty sausages. ...

JASDF Gifu Airshow 2017

... d F-4EJ Phantom, F-15J Eagle and F-2 Viper Zero all had their glimpse of sun. Also a T-7 gave a short display presentation, and a Komaki-based C-130H Hercules came over for some fly-bys. Then the three fa ...

Cessna O-1E "Bird Dog" Vietnam Observer

... ed in the photoflight! Flying around the autumn-coloured trees around the Teck castle gave an impression of what it must have been to see this aircraft in its former role. More nice reads on the O-1E B ...

SIAF Airshow 2016 Sliac

... and mixed event. Even if the program seemed a bit sparse, there was always something to see and small breaks in the flying display gave time to stroll around the static display. airshows/16_siaf/static ...

A-7 Corsair II Retirement

...  a souvenir stand selling numerous patches, T-Shirts, giveaways and – most important - it gave a last chance to be close to the action and get some nice shots all along the operational area and the taxiwa ...

Russian Air Force

... on of different types including the Mi-17 "Hip", Mi-24 "Hind", Ka-50 "Hokum" and Ka-52 "Alligator" was led by the huge Mi-26 "Halo", and a display team of Mi-28 "Havoc" gave a nice presentation. onbase/12_ ...

La Ferte-Alais

...  first act were two Mirage 2000 of the "Lafayette Squadron" on Saturday moring. They gave a short wake-up call following their fly-by at the "Lafayette Escadrille Memorial", not far from Versailles, bef ...

Seoul ADEX

...  jets gave some nice opportunities to get decent photos during their routine which did deserve many thanks due to their rareness. airshows/11_seoul/f15k airshows/11_seoul/kf16 The stars in th ...

BoB Evening Display

...  its engine, but had to shut down shortly afterwards due to problems with its magnetos. This gave some time to prepare for the next WW II flying and it was again time for the '108' and the Hurricane. airshows/10_shuttleworth/nor ...

Royal Jordanian Falcons Aerobatic Flight

... asset for the promotion of Jordan, serving as the country's "roving ambassadors". A recent visit to Jordan gave me a possibility to have a closer look at the Team and their way of working and training o ...

Japan December 2009

... suiki For the last landing shortly before dawn I decided to try the 'Spotter Hill' on the other side of the airfield which gave some nice results of the F-2s rolling out, trailing their bright yellow b ...

Nyutabaru Airshow

...  before the real start of the flight display at 9am. As an attraction for the locals this year even two US Marine Harriers and one F/A-18D took part in the static display and surely gave a good additio ...

Tsuiki Airshow

... of the two-tone camouflage scheme completely out. airshows/09_tsuiki/f-2_1 airshows/09_tsuiki/f-2_2 A long lunch break gave enough time to photograph the static display and stroll through the food ...

Holloman 55.555FH

... .555 flight hours of Luftwaffe's FTC Tornados in the afternoon that day I have had the possibility to photograph also the regular Tornados at Holloman. Many thanks go out to all of the German Team at Holl ...

Meeting du Centenaire

... other end of the airfield the historic aircraft were parked and some oldtimer driving around and actors in ancient costumes gave an impression of what it might have looked like some decades ago. In betwe ...

Japan March 2009

...  was not the case, but that vantage point gave us a good first overview, and this was just stunning: the ramp was full of different aircraft: all the versions (Flightchecker, Training & ECM) of the YS ...

Japan 2008 Trip

...  ---- ---- ---- As this kind of photography was not ideal at all we gave the visitors deck a second try and discovered in the far end corner a place where the double fence was  ...

Naha Air Show

... aircraft and taxied away... to their final parking position far away from the crowd. At least this demo gave the possibility to take some close-up action photos of the Phantoms! Weapon loading demonstration ...

Planespotting Tour Japan 2008

... k due the nice ANA ladies, who had their uniforms already decorated for Christmas. All this gave us even enough time to go to the visitors deck and take some photos. The weather was OK at first with temperatur ...

Polish AF

... gave some interesting views and information about the transformation from being one of the Warsaw Pact's biggest Air Forces to become considerably smaller without loosing its strike force by employing mor ...
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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

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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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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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