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Pilsen Air Show

... on the omnipresent workhorse of Warsaw Pact air forces, the MiG-21. Nowadays the Czech Air Force still hosts a small contingent of W-3A Sokol Search & Rescue (SAR) helicopters at Air Rescue Services centre ...

Otto Smik's Spitfire TE184

... Czechoslovakian pilots in service of the RAF during WW II. He crashed and died on 28 November 1944 near Zwolle after been hit by German AA fire. Smik’s aircraft has been re-created by the Spitfire’s owner, ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2018

... sunrise. airshows/18_Hyakuri/intro_2,width=396,height=300,gap_h=10,gap_v=10 But the numbers of flying Phantoms will go down fast in Japan. The Land of the rising Sun introduced the Phantom into service ...

Tornado GR.4 FINale at RAF Marham

... 28th February 2019. Where? RAF Marham, UK  When? 28/02/2019 The first Tornados GR1 entered service with the RAF four decades ago in 1979 and was assigned to frontline Squadrons in 1982. A total of ...

Bell P-63 P-39 Cobra Flight

...  Despite very advanced aerodynamics Bell Aircraft Cobra’s never really fought for the American Forces during World War II. Already when the P-39 Airacobra was introduced into service, their range was ...

Fliegerschiessen at Axalp Shooting Range

... and a cableway service from Axalp village, a 1-2 hour lasting hike still has to be done to reach one of the three spectator areas. The shuttle service is necessary as the Ebenfluh range shooting event ...

LTG61 Penzing Farewell

... reminder to the first Transall cargo aircraft that were introduced into Luftwaffe service. Spotter's Day On the Thursday prior to the main event a „Spotter’s Day“ has been organized as well. 250 enthusiast ...

EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2016

... but also throughout the day and featured the main attractions. CAF’s B-29 FiFi was parked there for example as well as the special painted aircraft of the US Coast Guard celebrating this service’s 75th ...

Neuburg Open House

... converting to the F-104 „Starfighter“ and later on the F-4F „Phantom II“. In 2006 the Eurofighter was introduced into service, which completely overtook from the Phantom in 2008. airshows/16_neuburg/museum ...

Bulgarian Air Force - Thracian exercises

... to keep the MiG-21 in service only until the end of December 2015, with no real replacement following afterwards. onbase/15_bulgaria/293 The visit of these exercises thus coincided with a last chance ...

Luftwaffe Bücker Bü133 Jungmeister

... ungmeister was based in Switzerland, where Bücker biplanes were also licence-build. That particular airframe was build in 1940 at the Dornier factory at Altenrhein as C/N 28 and saw service in the Swiss ...

Bücker Bü131 / Tatra T-131 Jungmann OE-APY

... p. The obvious evidence is that this biplane classic has been build again in the 1990s by a Polish oldtimer specialist. Serwis Samolotów Historycznych / Historical Aircraft Services in Jasienica produced th ...

F-AIR Colombia

... service at the beginning of the year, and due to ongoing engine issues resulting in severe crashes, all public appearances of the Kfir fighters have been cancelled. airshows/15_fair/at37 airshows/15_fair/at372 ...

NATO Days Ostrava

... in service, a solo display by them was of course also very welcomed. On Saturday the jet had a very low contrast against the grey and hazy sky, but that’s what camouflage is for… airshows/15_ostrava/mig29 ...

La Ferté-Alais

... Douglas A-1 Skyraiders beating up the place once again. This high number of Skyraiders can be explained with the rich history of this ‘bomb truck’ in French Air Force service, as well as the 70th first ...

Manching WTD61

... o not apply in this case, as the Manching based unit is not part of the Luftwaffe, but of the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) and thus subordinated  ...

Classic Fighters Omaka

...  last public display as in may 2015 the last of these helicopters were put out of RNZAF Service. airshows/15_omaka/rnzaf airshows/15_omaka/p3 airshows/15_omaka/nh90 airshows/15_omaka/uh1d At th ...

Bangladesh Specials

... ons of this classic Douglas "threeholer" are still flying around the world, Biman's example was the last one in civil service. And the remaining days could merely be counted on two hands at that point of ...

Africa Aerospace & Defence 2014

... gadget on the flightline was the Atlas Cheetah D. It is not anymore within active SAAF service, but is used by the industry as a testbed. In the colours of South African flag this twin-seater example was ...

JASDF 60th Anniversary

... ll as numerous helicopters, which use the Airport as a m,ain hub for their shuttle services. onbase/14_jasdf60th/heli On the military the airfield hosts a wing of C-130 Hercules and the KC-767 tan ...

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Taiwan Planespotting

This was another plane spotting trip to Taiwan. Even though it has a vivid aviation photography scene, it’s tropical climate and a military on high alert do not make it an easy country to pursue this hobby. With the aim to photograph some aircraft of Read More
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Dark Falcon - Belgian F-16 Demo Team

10.000ft above Belgium the howling sound of the Lockheed Martin’s F-16AM Fighting Falcon F100 jet engine could clearly be heard. No wonder, as the Demo Pilot for the Belgian Air Force, Sr. Cpt Darte, callsign „Vador“, knows how to place his jet only meters behind Read More
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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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