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Pilsen Air Show

... back to the flying display, the aircraft flying around that ground theatre were the main attraction of the event. There was a Polikarpov Po-2, a Let C-11 – the Czech-build version of the Warsaw Pact trainer ...

Otto Smik's Spitfire TE184

... The main difference from the Spitfire Mk.IX has been the US and licence-build Packard Merlin 266 engine. It was optimized to fly at low level, subsequently the Mk.XVI Spitfires also received the LF-designation ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2018

... in 1971 and was once a main operator of the mighty McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II. Seven Squadrons of Phantoms did fly from main airbases up in Northern Chitose down to Naha on Okinawa and protected ...

Tornado GR.4 FINale at RAF Marham

...  RAF Tornado GR.4 Commemorative Schemes The main farewell scheme of RAF Marham has been a tribute to the Tornado‘s first camouflage in RAF service, the distinctive dark green and dark grey scheme that ...

JASDF Gifu Airshow 2017

... 2017 thus saw this wing’s home airfield centenary and was this was the main topic for the 2017 Gifu airshow. In previous years the ADTW always came up for the airshow with very nice special schemes on ...

Slovak International Air Fest - SIAF 2018

... le de France and Royal Jordanian Falcons On Saturday the Armee de l’Air (French Air Force) Patrouille de France was the main act and for sure attracted most visitors to visit the show. airshows/18_siaf/PdF,width=396,height=300,gap_h=10,gap_v ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2018

... 25 November 2018 As always for airshows in Japan it was an early start! Already before sunrise eager enthusiasts were queueing in front of the main gate at the Tsuiki Airbase. Their aim was to be the ...

Wings over Houston Airshow

...  airshows/17_houston/MiG-17 airshows/17_houston/Cobra airshows/17_houston/Skyraider airshows/17_houston/A-26  Warbird Flying Flying the WWII warbirds was mainly up to the different wings of ...

Bell P-63 P-39 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

... This airfield is also the home of the HAFs last remaining F-4E Phantom II, which were also flying during the Iniochos exercise. onbase/18_andravida/HAF-Phantom onbase/18_andravida/HAF-Phantom_1 Iniochos ...

Fliegerschiessen at Axalp Shooting Range

... some snow remaining on the surrounding mountain tops and splendid sunshine throughout the week. Where? Axalp - Ebenfluh Shooting Range, Switzerland When? October 2017 airshows/17_axalp/so airshows/17_axalp/w5 ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2017

... noticed by the photos, the sky remained in an unfavorable grey throughout the day. Whereas autumn can give a great light all around Japan, weather around that time can also be difficult in that part of ...

Warbirds over the Beach

... for his impressive airplane collection, and which is one of the world’s largest private collections of historic military aircraft. And “Warbirds over the Beach” airshow is the main event each year to see ...

Shuttleworth - Fly Navy!

...  A main topic of the air show was to collect donations and funds for the 1972 created „Fly Navy Heritage Trust“, which amongst others cares for the heritage aircraft of the Royal Navy. The wide support ...

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

... is transformed into “The world’s busiest control tower”, and the remaining numbers also speak for themselves: 2016 saw approximately 563,000 attendees, 2,855 showplanes, amongst them 1,124 homebuilt aircraft, ...

Neuburg Open House

... llow this! airshows/16_neuburg/flyin airshows/16_neuburg/flyin2 The event itself also saw many interesting foreign visitors, which mainly arrived on Friday and could be photographed during the „Spotterhours“  ...

SIAF Airshow 2016 Sliac

... Air Force the main highlights were the Ukrainian Su-27 Flanker, Romanian MiG-21 LanceR and the Spanish display team Patrulla Aguilla. Already the arrival of the Ukrainian participants was rather cool when ...

Airbus Manching Family Day

On June, 18th, Airbus Defence&Space invited families and friends for an Open Doors day to their Manching plant. Apart from a view into the production and maintenance facilities a small flying program featuring ...

Bulgarian Air Force - Thracian exercises

... actual enemy were still clearly defined, Graf Ignatievo became a popular destination for Squadron exchanges with its Western Allies in recent years. The “3rd Fighter Air Base” is Bulgaria’s sole remaining ...

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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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