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Slovak International Air Fest - SIAF 2018

...  was a more than welcome replacement. The former display pilots "Buker" and "Mat" showed of the two MiG-29s in close formation and with the distinctive black smoke trails in front the Tatra mountains. airshows/18_siaf/MiGs,width=396,height=300,gap_h=10,gap_v ...

Shuttleworth Evening Display

...  dictated by the engine installation and small wings for high speed one had to wonder about the pilots sight out of the cockpit. But of course he did his job perfectly well and the topside passes were jus ...

Bell Cobra Flight

... pilots, who fought in the aircraft at low level and close to their own airfields. P-63F Kingcobra The P-63 Kingcobra tried to compensate that lack of power, but due to the basic design achievable combat ...

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 ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2017

... fighter, painted in an extraordinary and cool looking blue camouflage. The airshow at the end of October was a good possibility to see the pilots and their jets in action. Where? Tsuiki Airbase, Kyushu, ...

Warbirds over the Beach

...  will be a brilliant feat of the mechanics and pilots of the Military Aviation Museum! I am looking forward to that! If you want to be kept informed about the event, the website of the show is http://www.vbairshow.com/ ...

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 ...

EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2016

... out of Barksdale to chase and train U-2 pilots, a US Navy EA-18G Growler, several more F/A-18 Hornet variants featuring an impressive number of mission markings of recent deployments, as well as a large ...

Meiringen WK 2017

... , or just "WK" in Swiss abbreviation slang, is a yearly event of high intensity training. During a WK reservists train their skills during this three week course. This includes especially militia pilots  ...

Neuburg Open House

... the Eurofighter’s introduction into service more than 10 years ago the Luftwaffe provides a solo display with the Eurofighter, proudly presented by one of Neuburg’s pilots! This day was officially part ...

O-1E Bird Dog

... aircraft types flown during the Vietnam War, being manned by USAF and South Vietnamese pilots. Nevertheless some of the Bird Dog’s relive a renaissance today, as they are a cheap and affordable warbird, ...

SIAF Airshow 2016 Sliac

... formation of the Let L-410 transport aircraft. Their pilots even wore “L-410 display team” patches. Flying such aircraft in formation was a great change compared to jet displays and presented their aircraft ...

Bulgarian Air Force - Thracian exercises

... for jet fighter training, e.g. intercepts against the MiG-29 Fulcrums, and difficulties in keeping pilots and technicians proficient. This resulted also in a higher risk for flight safety on daily operations ...

Bücker Bü133 Jungmeister

...  into the civil register as HB-MKP until the move to Germany. air2air/15_bu133/4 The Bücker Jungmeister and Jungmann are obviously very popular amongst their pilots. Very rarely they change their o ...

F-AIR Colombia

...  airshows/15_fair/at373 The FAC thus changed their program and the opening act was a 5-ship formation of Cessna T-37 Tweet, which are still used for pilot training in Colombia. They lead the pilots ...

Classic Fighters Omaka

... WWI and WWII aviation, with New Zealand’s warbird owners and pilots gathering in the scenic Marlborough county to display their aircraft in front of the gorgeous scenery of vineyards and the extensive ...

A-7 Corsair II Retirement

... Though their age could not be denied in the late days of their career, the Corsairs were highly appreciated by the pilots for their great range and heavy weapons load until the very end! special/14_araxos/6 ...

Phantom Pharewell Photo Phlight

... 's flight test activities. After the Luftwaffe F-4F Phantom II Pharewell Party in Wittmund it is thus no wonder that the charismatic jet has grown on the test pilots and ground crews over the past 40 ye ...

Waddington Airshow

...  the Turkish AF F-16 "Soloturk". "Handsome pilots are back in Europe!", was the big announcement of his commentator, who also highlighted that the pilot is Soloturk "is not only handsome, but also very attra ...

Meiringen - WK 2014

...  During the WK the two Squadrons operate out of the caverns, and the jets do only appear outside with their pilots already sitting in the cockpit and ready to start the jet. Thus once the aircraft is ...

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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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Tsuiki Airshow 2018

The Tsuiki airshow 2018 was a blast! After some visits to this show two important things for a successful event came together that year: great flying and nice weather. As the weather can get nasty at the end of November on the Southern Japanese island Read More
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Wings over Houston Airshow

Wings over Houston 2017 was an awesome airshow! Plenty of warbirds, a Messerschmitt Me 262, jets from the Vietnam era, amongst them the venerable F-4D Phantom II, made up for a great program. This great mix on show at Ellington Airport in the South of Read More
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Shuttleworth Evening Display

Flying displays at the Shuttleworth Collection really are classic events. This is even more valid for their evening displays that usually provide a well balanced selection of the Collection’s extensive collection presented in the last hours of sunlight. And with the wind being mostly calm Read More
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