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Bell Cobra Flight

... by the precursor of today’s NASA this P-63 was extensively used in aerodynamics research when the speed of propeller-driven aircraft reached their limits in the dawn of the jet age. air2air/17_cobra/form ...

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, ...

Bücker Bü131 / Tatra T-131 Jungmann OE-APY

... e build and used by many airforces worldwide, even still after the end of WWII. Many examples are left today in private hands. They are appreciated by their owners for the ease of maintainability and sh ...

JASDF 60th Anniversary

... ol aircraft (MPA), the domestically developed successor to the submarine hunter Lockheed P-3 Orion, the main activities at Gifu focus today on the XC-2, which will replace the Kawasaki C-1 transport aircr ...

Waddington Airshow

... County” era revived with in afternoon that week-end. airshows/14_waddo/so2 Today it is more peaceful at Waddington, though the strong presence of the RAF and the sound of jet engines persists. However ...

Hahnweide OTT 2013

...  Southern Germany When? 06-08/09/2013 Today it is still organized by a small group of volunteer forming part of the "Fliegergruppe Wolf Hirth". This club is very famous for its sailplane activities  ...

Israeli Air Force

... he Boeing 707 tanker aircraft of the "Desert Giants" Squadron as well as the many different versions of C-130 Hercules aircraft of the "The Knights of the Yellow Bird" and the "Elephants" Squadron share  ...

Corsairs and Phantoms

...  it can still be visited today. Of course Andravida itself is not that historically relevant, but two Squadrons of F-4E (AUP) Phantom II were more than a good reason for a visit. The air base is hom ...

Israeli Spitfire

... ame President of the State of Israel in 1993. The history of this specific airframe can be traced back as follows: In the light of the phasing out the sale of 30 aircraft to Burma, today's Myanmar, was init ...

Bahrain Airshow 2012

The Meteorology Department at the Civil Aviation Affairs expected a rather cold weather today with some clouds at times. The forecast was for maximum temperature of 20°C and minimums around 15°C.  ...

I-16 "Ishak"

...  of the I-16 Type 18, whereas landing gear and the right cockpit door showed a Type 24. Today's colour scheme represents the original aircraft, as fabric samples still showed the then typical standard V ...

Japan & China 2010

... resent, and I saw and spoke to numerous Japanese, Brits and Finish enthusiasts. But today only a handful of the locals were present at their set-up spot, which provides even a fireplace to prepare some w ...

Aviasvit XXI

... that the airframe is still good today to be modified for future use: airshows/10_aviasvit/an2 airshows/10_aviasvit/an3t Apart from the above mentioned aircraft mainly some general aviation types were  ...

Flying Legends

... BoB, though less looked after today, was the Hawker Hurricane. At the beginning of the show however one example got the chance to 'fight' against a Messerschmitt Bf109 – well, actually it was a spanish-built ...

30 Jahre KHR 26

The Kampfhubschrauberregiment (KHR) 26 was founded in 1979 and received its first Bo 105 helicopters one year later, the same type which they are still flying today. The Open Doors Day at Roth (Franken/Northern ...

Meeting du Centenaire

The Meeting du Centenaire – "Meeting of the Centennial" – was announced as a big celebration of the first airshow held at Reims in August 1909, celebrated at the location that is today the airbase BA11 ...

50 Jahre JG 71

... Doors or other similar events. And the aircraft enthusiast is eagerly waiting for one of those rare chances to attend a "Photoday", regularly organized by the different wings. Where? Wittmund AF ...

CASA 1.131 D-EIWW

...  built 1954 in Cadiz, found its way to Germany. One special fact of this aircraft is that this was the aircraft that flew the final farewell tour for the CASA 1.131-E around Spain. The aircraft is today ba ...

Planespotting Tour Japan 2008

... . Our typical Japanese hostel even had three, and we used them well before going to bed after the long journey. Hopefully the weather will get better during the next days, because today we even had so ...

Shuttleworth Evening Air Display

... Force in 1938 and continued in use until the 1950s. It again found its way back to Britain in 1970 and flew again on 17 August 1981. Today it represents K5414 of 15 Squadron, Royal Air Force.   Hawker ...
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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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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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