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Otto Smik's Spitfire TE184

... of the RAF. At times this could be up to 500 aircraft of all kinds in a month! Due to its late production and delivery shortly after the end of the war, TE148 was put into storage. On 12th October the ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2018

... 2019 will be the last chance to see those rare and attractive birds. After that 301 Squadron will follow only one year later. It will be a “First in, last out” for 301 Hikotais as it was the JASDF first ...

Bucharest International Air Show 2018 - BIAS

...  quite a contrast to the usually meat-loaded plates that one would expect in Romania. So it was more like a day at the cinema than a 'hardcore' airshow. However, the performers were not seen on a scree ...

Tornado GR.4 FINale at RAF Marham

... airfield. With its canopy and engines missing it was most likely taken to be scrapped. airshows/19_Marham/wreck2,width=396,height=300,gap_h=10,gap_v=10 Later in the morning the successor of the Tornado ...

Duxford Flying Legends 2018

... only got the wings down when the engines fired up for the flying display. For the Naval tribute however the Red Bull Corsair did not fly, as it only participated in the Flying Bulls choreography later ...

Slovak International Air Fest - SIAF 2018

... se jets were flown over the runway. Also the recently acquired C-27J Spartan was presented during a flying display later in the afternoon. Slovak INTERNATIONAL Air Fest But of course the SIAF airs ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2018

... first on the apron later on in order to get the best possible view on the flightline. However, even though the main gate opened very early at 6.30am, it was only possible to access the ‚market place’ at ...

Wings over Houston Airshow

... ramp“ of active aircraft. Seeing those immaculate jets it felt like being in Vietnam. But despite this view and the sweltering humidity, seeing their former adversary, a MiG-21 Fishbed, parked right next ...

Iniochos Exercise 2018

... can be translated as a "Charioteer driving a carriage", with the chariot not only being a symbol for ancient Greek warfare, but also leaving room for interpretation of many forces being united and pullin ...

Shuttleworth - Fly Navy!

... could be related in some way to naval aviation, ranging from WWI up to the early after war years. airshows/17_shuttleworth/so2 airshows/17_shuttleworth/pup airshows/17_shuttleworth/scout airshows/17_shuttleworth/brisfit ...

LTG61 Penzing Farewell

...  (SOF). It fly in from nearby Laupheim as well as the CH-53 heavy transport helicopter. airshows/17_penzing/h145m airshows/17_penzing/ch53 Tag der Bundeswehr Two days later for the Tag der Luftwaff ...

EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2016

... flying program. Things get busy when dozens of warbirds line-up for take-off: at first the trainers such as T-6, T-28 or T-34 take off and will circle over the aircraft. A little later more warbirds take ...

Meiringen WK 2017

... lying the F-5 Tiger II. Contrary to F/A-18 Hornet pilots the Tiger pilots are not military personnel, but hold down a civil job that is not mandatory aviation-related. During a repetition course they f ...

Neuburg Open House

... converting to the F-104 „Starfighter“ and later on the F-4F „Phantom II“. In 2006 the Eurofighter was introduced into service, which completely overtook from the Phantom in 2008. airshows/16_neuburg/museum ...

Cessna O-1E "Bird Dog" Vietnam Observer

... to the WWII Piper L-4 Grasshopper family of aircraft and designated as L-19 for a liaison aircraft and named the "Birddog". Many of the L-19's were immediately deployed to the war in Korea.Years later, Birddo ...

Airpower Zeltweg - Airpower16

... a seat in front row. Flying started already before 9am and continued non-stop until the late afternoon. Visitors were in for a real treat. The opening ceremony was presented by the state Steiermark / Styria, ...

Airbus Manching Family Day

... tiftung Europe’s sole Messerschmitt Me262 fascinated the visitors. It was followed later in the afternoon by the Messerschmitt Bf109 „Rote 7“. The remarkable sound of the Daimler Benz DB605 engine actually  ...

Bulgarian Air Force - Thracian exercises

... July saw the visit of the US 117th Fighter Wing of the New Jersey Air National Guard to Graf Ignatievo from 13-24, July. The exercise was set-up as a bilateral, total force training event to enhance interoperability ...

Luftwaffe Bücker Bü133 Jungmeister

Doing air-air with classic aircraft from the 1930s is always a pleasure, even more so if it is an immaculately restored Bücker Bü 133 Jungmeister on a nice autumn Sunday morning. The Jungmeister D-EMKP “ ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2015

... featuring „50th anniversary“ special markings. airshows/15_hyakuri/form airshows/15_hyakuri/rescue airshows/15_hyakuri/t-4 Later during the day every of the two Phantom versions as well as the ...

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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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Bucharest International Air Show 2018 - BIAS

It’s free, it’s fun, and it is a day packed with a nearly 12 hour long lasting flying display. The Bucharest International Air Show (BIAS 2018) is the largest air show in Romania and took place on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Bucharest International Airport Read More
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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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