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The 100th anniversary of the Russian Air Force (Voyenno-Vozdushnye Sily Rossii - ВВС России) in August 2012 was celebrated with a huge airshow at Moscow Zhukovsky. Loads of aircraft from all eras filled ...

Bell 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 ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2017

... at their bases and to clearly concentrate and strengthen its air superiority fighters in the North and South to counter airspace violations. China respectively Russia take care that they happen regularly ...

SIAF Airshow 2016 Sliac

The SU-27 Flanker, MiG-21 LanceR and MiG-29 Fulcrum are apart from being three Cold War warriors and rare Russian-build jets three excellent airshow acts that you can hardly argue about. For its 2016 edition ...

Classic Fighters Omaka

... buzz bomb site with strafing runs. In the end of course they succeeded and T-6s circling overhead provided even more sonorous sound in the air. Russian Yaks joined the circuit later with some great passes ...

Africa Aerospace & Defence 2014

... air show with around 300 local and international companies, including India, Russia, Brazil and China. The exhibition has settled itself strong in the African market as a big showcase of defense and security ...

Hokkaido Winter Eagles

... e many small islands. special/14_hokkaido/f15 special/14_hokkaido/f153 With the Russian island of Sachalinsk as well mainland Russia is very close to Japan’s Northern point of Defence, and the a ...

Zhuhai 2012

... he "August 1st" display team. airshows/12_zhuhai/j10 airshows/12_zhuhai/j11 airshows/12_zhuhai/j12 airshows/12_zhuhai/so This was strengthened by the Russian Knights and their Su-27s as well as ...

KADEX 2012

... 1 A large country ask for long range and thus large aircraft. The mighty MiG-31 is a great aircraft for such a tasking and not for nothing Kazakhstan is apart from Russia the sole operator of this fascinati ...

Bahrain International Airshow 2012

... big surprise for sure was the participation of the Russian Knights. Announced to be 'withdrawn from service' after last year's MAKS airshow, the team seems to the re-born and in strength. It arrived at Bahra ...

SIAF 2011

... ar A lot of entertainment was brought by the "Retro Sky Team" from Kosice (http://www.retroskyteam.sk/), performing a mock-up WWII dogfight between German Messerschmitts and Russian aircraft. In this  ...

I-16 "Ishak"

... te from? "Ishak" (donkey) is the most common name when referred to the I-16 in Russia as a reflection of its hard working role, which is especially valid for the first years of WW II, but sometimes also "Yastr ...

Aero India 2011

... e MiG-21, was the main point of this year's Aero India. Apart from the Russian MiG-35 all remaining contenders, the Dassault Rafale, Lockheed F-16, Boeing F/A-18F, Eurofighter Typhoon and Saab Gripen w ...

Zhuhai Airshow

...  of the Russian twin-seat MiG-17, MiG-19 and Yak-18, and appear to be still in service in the PLAAF, even if only in small numbers nowadays. A good addition was furthermore the Z-8 helicopter (more or les ...

Aviasvit XXI

... 158  The military highlight was the Russian Su-30LL (LL for Letayushchaya Laboratoriya meaning Flying Laboratory) of the Gromov Flight Research Institute (LII) at Zhukovsky, piloted by the famous An ...

Flying Legends

... w airshows/10_duxford/bbmf airshows/10_duxford/bw  Of course not only the BoB was remembered, but also the rest of the European WW II theatre. The Russian part of the show included this year's 'surpri ...

Duxford Flying Legends

...  P-40 ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- The Russians: Yak-3s ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- The Aerostars: Ya ...

La Ferte-Alais

... of the pioneers of aviation and the classic planes of the 1920s and -30s the powerfull warbirds of WWII enthused the crowd in equal measure. various Harvard / T-6 ---- ---- ---- Russians: ...

Plasy Airshow

... but instead had a look at the nearby Air Park in Zruc. It offers an extensive collection of Russian and Czech-built military and civil aircraft, but unfortunately they are not kept in good condition ...

Japan March 2009

... nce compared to my flight in December was the fact that high above Northern Russia the sun was shining the whole time compared to the darkness that still dominated this way in December. It remains to  ...
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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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