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Flying with the CAF high above Texas ...

While being at the FINA CAF Airsho (2004 report) I was fortunate to get the possibility for several flights in historic aircraft, including one in a Curits C-46 Command to go on a photo mission. While ...

Tornado GR.4 FINale at RAF Marham

... to the famous „desert pink“ and later one to a rather boring overall grey scheme, which was optimized for flying at higher altitudes over Afghanistan. The other two special schemes that participated ...

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

... courting for visitors on that same week-end. But for warbird aficionados however the choice was clear: Duxford is the place to be! And seeing that splendid Fiat C.R.42 Falco on the flightline, the highlight ...

Slovak International Air Fest - SIAF 2018

... at low speed and during high angle of attack (AOA) maneuvers was just outstanding! Another fine view was also the German Luftwaffe’s Tornado of TaktLwG51s. Its display was much more conservative and consis ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2018

...  For a change from that many F-2A displays an F-15J from nearby Nyutabaru also arrived for some fly-bys, which were rather high, except for the last one after a ‚missed approach’, which presented a nice ...

Wings over Houston Airshow

... highlight in the remaining available hours until the end of the show. NASA at Houston Ellington Based at Ellington is also NASA, which flies it T-38A Talons for Astronauts training. Other hangars host ...

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. ...

Bell Cobra Flight

... too short to really support American air strikes, and due to only a single-stage supercharger they lacked power at higher altitudes. Their main success was on the Eastern Front in the hands of Russian ...

Iniochos Exercise 2018

...  (TST) High Value Airborne Asset (HVAA) Protect/Attack onbase/18_andravida/HAF-F-16_1 onbase/18_andravida/HAF-F-16_2 For two weeks these Air Forces gathered at Andravida Air Base, which is alread ...

Warbirds over the Beach

...  airshows/17_wob/yak airshows/17_wob/so2 With the FW190, Bf 109 and Me 262 being part of the collection of the Military Aviation Museum, the hopes of many visitors were high to see this trio flying ...

Shuttleworth - Fly Navy!

... on weekend before she was one of the highlights on the flying program at Duxford. However, when landing back home at Yeovilton, she suffered a belly landing that would keep here on ground for a while and ...

Oshkosh EAA Airventure 2017

... it at that time the busiest airport in the world with approximately 123 aircraft movements per hour. For the pilots it was once again the great fly-in, and the highlight for the airshow this year were ...

LTG61 Penzing Farewell

... it is also the most southerly located and close to the Alps. Even on days with just normal visibility the impressive mountain chain, cumulating in the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain, can be seen ...

EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2016

... if it hurts a bit, setting a focus on certain events and areas usually helps to make the best of it. The #OSH16 highlights were the Pearl Harbor 75th commemoration, two night air shows, the Canadian Snowbirds ...

Meiringen WK 2017

... ons onbase/17_meiringen/f51 onbase/17_meiringen/f56 Meiringen stands out by the fact that aircraft operations are handled out of caverns. These underground aircraft shelters are highly secret and  ...

Neuburg Open House

... hat were visited by 300 photographers. Apart from some photos of the static display the highlights were of course the arrivals of jets such as a Polish MiG-29 from Malbork (interestingly this twinseater  ...

DG-800S Glider

The DG Flugzeugbau DG-800S is a high performance single-seat glider with an impressive wingspan of 18m and a maximum glide ratio of 51,5 with winglets installed. As for comparable gliders it becomes obvious ...

SIAF Airshow 2016 Sliac

... the Slovak International Airshow at Sliac, Slovakia, promised them, and delivered! Combined with many other flying displays these former Warsaw Pact aircraft highlighted a more than sunny airshow.  ...

Airpower Zeltweg - Airpower16

... of the spectators was without any major problems. Most likely this was due to the early opening of the gates before the announced time at 7am, and the decision not to put any of the highlights of the flying ...

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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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