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SIAF Airshow 2016 Sliac

... Twice it presented to ‘tail-sitting’ cobra maneuver and of course the new ‘pixel camouflage’ looked stunning against the blue sky! airshows/16_siaf/su27 airshows/16_siaf/su272 airshows/16_siaf/su273 ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2015

... '901' was unfortunately only placed in the static display during the show. It looked splendid, with two blue tones slightly lighter than those applied on the Mitsubishi F-2. Luckily it was placed quite ...

Dubai Airshow

... new Airbus A330MRTT tanker aircraft, which already looked quite faded by the sun. Coming from the same manufacturer and closely parked to the A330MRTT was an Airbus A400M from the French Air Force. airshows/15_dubai/m2000 ...

Tsuiki Airshow

... static display was not very big, but visiting jets are usually hard to get on any Japanese airshow. Nevertheless the airbase Ashiya did send their “JASDF 60th” special painted T-4, which looked simple, ...

Gifu Airshow

... And it looked splendid in its all natural aluminum scheme!! airshows/14_gifu/flying airshows/14_gifu/c1  airshows/14_gifu/t4 Smaller contributions for the flying came from the nearby Komaki airbase: ...

Flying Legends Duxford 2014

... t was flying in the US before, but was this year finally shipped to its actual owner. As it could be witnessed during the show the bare metal scheme looked especially good not only with a clear Califori ...

India 2011

... l at the Taj had the big advantage that I could queue first to get in and got my sunrise photos of the Taj without any people. Only half an hour later this scene looked completely different. special/11_i ...

Aero India 2011

... t Helicopter), flying twice a day. Its performance looked very impressive looking at the fact that the helicopter has only accumulated around 60 flight hours and 60 flights before the show. However it h ...

Zhuhai Airshow

... e parked as well, which would have looked very well in the flight display as well: airshows/10_zhuhai/static Summarizing Zhuhai was a most interesting event, which stood out more by quality than by the (h ...

Flying Legends

... BoB, though less looked after today, was the Hawker Hurricane. At the beginning of the show however one example got the chance to 'fight' against a Messerschmitt Bf109 – well, actually it was a spanish-built ...

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

... ize that they were to far away from the airfield, though they looked quite close from the drawings in the guide book. But driving at least one hour in the morning was too much and we decided to look somewh ...

Japan 2008 Trip

...  considerably and we touched down in a good spirit at Tokyo's Narita airport. After picking up our luggage the customs officer looked kind of confused at the two stepladders that we brought over from German ...

Nyutabaru Air Show

... ody rushed in to get the best place in the first row. We felt happy at first to set our feet on the holy grounds of Japan's Superbase Nyutabaru and looked at the shrine gate: "Welcome to Nyutabaru". F ...

Planespotting Tour Japan 2008

... o along the Pacific coast. At some places it looked like summer, but we nearly had more than 5C. Around Nyuta we remembered a lot of places from last time as well and arrived at dawn, just ear ...

RIAT 2007

...  looked bright outside, but only at the first sight – a layer of grey clouds welcomed us on the first day in England. But the weather cannot be changed so we got our things ready and went to Fairford fo ...

Messerschmitt Bf-108 D-ESBH - Smooth Taifun

... d is unknown, though one suspects that it belonged to the German embassy until 1939. Today the Taifun is owned by the Messerschmitt Stiftung and operated and carefully looked after by the EADS Heritage Flig ...

Aircraft Spotting in Japan

... ed to eat. He looked quite irritated, did not understand us but managed to show us how to choose our food: choose your plate, go to the ticket machine, pay, choose the appropriate photo, get your tick ...

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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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