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The static display was split up in three parts. The first part was a small exhibition of Russian SAM-missiles, followed by the bigger planes.
A Yak-42 and a Tu-154 of the Slovak Republic, followed by the Ukrainian deployment: an Il-76 and the famous Tu-22, still wearing the RIAT sticker from some years ago. All these planes were parked far enough away one from the other, so that decent shots were possible.
The third part were the small transport aircraft, helicopters and jets: the Slovak parade which included an An-26, L-410, Mi-2, Mi-8, Mi-24, L-159, MiG-21 and a MiG-29, an Ukrainian Su-27, furthermore a Fokker 60 from the Netherlands, a Casa 235 from Spain, two F-16C (AV), two F-15C (LN) and a C-130 (RS) from the USAF, a Canadian CF-18, two German Tornados and an F-4F and finally a Galeb G-2A from the Serbian Republic. Having finished the static display, it has been time for the flight program.

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Bell Cobra Flight

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Bell P-39 P-63 Cobras air-air at EAA Airventure Oshkosh
Where? Oshkosh, WI, USA
When?July 2017

EAA Airventure at Oshkosh in 2017 saw a rare gathering of Bell Aircraft Cobras. Three P-63 Kingcobras and a P-39 Airacobra attended the ‘World’s greatest Aviation Celebration’, amongst them all Cobras belonging to the Commemorative Air Force (CAF): the P-39Q of the Central Texas Wing, the world’s sole flying P-63F of the “P-63 Sponsor Group” and the most recent addition, the P-63A of the Dixie Wing from Peachtree City, Georgia.

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Africa Aerospace & Defence 2014

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AAD 2014 - Africa Aerospace and Defence
Where? Waterkloof AB, South Africa
When? 17-21/09/2014

African Aerospace and Defence (AAD) is cited as being Africa’s premier air, sea and land defence exhibition. The 2014 edition was set to be the biggest in its 14 year history, when it opened its doors from 17 – 21 September at Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria. Irrespectively of what has been announced, AAD it is a great opportunity to see the South African Air Force (SAAF) live and in action.

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The CAF high above Texas

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CAF Mustang B-25 Zero air-air

Where? Midland, Texas - USA
When? 02-03/10/2004

While being at the FINA CAF Airsho (2004 report) I hade the possibility for several flights in historic aircraft, including one in a Curits C-46 Command to go on a photo mission. While up in the air, a Mitsubishi Zero, 2 P-51 Mustangs, 3 B-25 Mitchel and a Gruman US-2B Tracker joined on our wings and provided excellent photo opportunities.

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