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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 ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2018

... them to regularly go hunting for Russian and Chinese military jets that operate in the vicinity of Japan’s airspace. Despite reduced in numbers, Japan is still a main operator of the Phantom II, but its ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Announced to be 'withdrawn from service' after last year's MAKS airshow, the team seems to the re-born and in strength.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  ...

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 ...

ELITE 2008

... Force with two Su-22M-4 and one Su-22UM-3K of the 8.elt at Mirosławiec. During their flights over the Heuberg range the aircraft were equipped with the Russian SPS-141 ECM pod giving the ground based  ...

Israel Base Visits

...  brought into another hangar with old stored aircraft and two Russian Mi-17s, that were currently undergoing maintenance there. The other aircraft included Kfirs, Mirages, the first IAI Lavi aircraft an ...

Aerosalon Le Bourget

... g regional jet in search of customers. At least some kind of Russian/Ukrainian hardware that was present.What else to say? Well, I saw one of the most boring displays ever at Le Bourget: the “Groupe Tranchan ...

MiGs against Hornets

... ' squadron flying a jet from the 'east' [speaking in pre-1990 terms]. This fact gave the possibility to many foreign pilots to train combat tactics against a real Russian fighter flown by highly experien ...
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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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JASDF Gifu Airshow 2017

Back in 1917 Kakamigahara airfield was used as an army airfield and a airship landing site. Today it is named Gifu, and is the home of the JASDF Flight Test Centre ADTW (Air Development and Test Wing). 2017 thus saw this wing’s home airfield centenary Read More
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