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Pilsen Air Show

... directly adjacent to the airfield. During WW II Pilsen (Plzen), Czechoslovakia was just as many other airfields occupied by the German Luftwaffe. Dobrzan was a field airstrip until the end of the war, ...

Wings over Houston 2018

... goes without saying that it is unfortunate, but very understandable that the static display was rather thin, as a lot of invitees just could not make it to the Houston area due to limitations of flying ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2018

... the sun it was also rather cold. Admittedly it was December, but how great it can be in December was obvious just the day before. airshows/18_Hyakuri/phantoms9_3,width=260,height=300,gap_h=11,gap_v=10 ...

JASDF Gifu Airshow 2017

... t time in the morning the gliders and a T-4 announced for the flying program were missing. And just when the flying display finished with the jets, the morning sun was gone for the rest of the day. airshows/17_gifu/tanker,width=260,height=300,gap_h=11,gap_v= ...

Slovak International Air Fest - SIAF 2018

... 10 Spanish Hornet and German Tornado In your author’s opinion this fine piece of flying was just excelled by the Spanish F/A-18 / EF-18MHornet demo. To see how the display pilot presented the Hornet ...

Wings over Houston Airshow

... still too warm and humid for the end of October it was just bearable for the show and nice to spend the dinner in the evening outside instead of sitting inside a chilly restaurant. But on the other hand ...

Shuttleworth Evening Display

... was just fine to arrive at the Old Warden airfield just in time for the start of the flying display at 6pm. Picnic time at Shuttleworth! At that time the parking lot was well filled and people have ...

Bell P-63 P-39 Cobra Flight

... ranges just stayed too short and it could not cope with Mustangs or Lightnings. As a consequence more than 70% of the aircraft produced were subsequently provided to the Soviet Union under the Lend-Lease ...

Fliegerschiessen at Axalp Shooting Range

... range provides a unique training environment for Swiss Air Force pilots to exercise their air-ground gunnery skills. Weather conditions for the 2017 edition of this famous spectacle were just right with ...

Warbirds over the Beach

... Day the majority of warbirds from the 1940s era being part of the fantastic collection of the MAM are literally unleashed and take to the air from a small private airstrip just South of Virgina Beach on ...

LTG61 Penzing Farewell

... events. The Lufttransportgeschwader 61 (LTG61 at Penzing has been chosen as Luftwaffe’s main location of festivities. Unfortunately this fell together with a sad event that is just on the doorstep of this ...

EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2016

... to larger average airshows the line-up of a dozen of P-51 Mustangs will leave one speechless. And looking for other warbirds just goes like: “You name it… you get it…” airshows/16_oshkosh/wwi airshows/16_oshkosh/wwii ...

Meiringen WK 2017

... ing in the cockpit. The engines are started with the aircraft still on the tug and the aircraft is ready to go within minutes. Cavern doors just open very shortly for aircraft movements. All this is q ...

Neuburg Open House

... he day to do some training for the next day and surprised the photographers with several low approaches. And just as the fly-in the fly-out on Monday was a nice chance to catch the participants once again  ...

SIAF Airshow 2016 Sliac

... Where? Sliac, Slovakia When?27-28/08/2016 That last week-end in August 2016 in Sliac, Slovakia was spend under a clear blue and sunny sky, which was just perfect for a great airshow. Apart from the Slovak ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2015

... and queue to get on the ramp at the official opening at 7am. So just the normal Japanese airshow crazyness! airshows/15_hyakuri/so Luckily the flying activity only starts quite a while after the ramp ...

Dubai Airshow

... and an Airbus A350 just dissappeard and did not seem to be so big at all, despite their huge wing area and a length and wingspan of nearly 80m. airshows/15_dubai/a350 airshows/15_dubai/a351 Regarding ...

La Ferté-Alais

... the latter one even flying with an original BMW engine from 1917! The Bristol F.2 Fighter has literally just arrived from TVAL in New Zealand in April and had its first flight only very shortly before ...

Classic Fighters Omaka

... Thankfully her pilot was able to walk away from the incident. According to its owner, the Butcher Bird should be in the air again for the next show in two years, but it is probably too early to say just ...

Bangladesh Specials

...  some - nicely organized, and their number is growing. Just look at all the nice shots from Dhaka on airliners or jetphotos. And yes, they do get bored by the regular airline traffic that repeats day afte ...

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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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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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