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High Performance Glider - DG-800S  ...

The DG Flugzeugbau DG-800S is a high performance single-seat glider with an impressive wingspan of 18m and a maximum glide ratio of 51,5 with winglets installed. As for comparable gliders it becomes obvious ...

Flying with the CAF high above Texas ...

While being at the FINA CAF Airsho (2004 report) I was fortunate to get the possibility for several flights in historic aircraft, including one in a Curits C-46 Command to go on a photo mission. While ...

COVID-19

... and for sure there will be more cancellations in the following weeks and months to come. Chances are high that 2020 might even become a year without any airshow if the spread of the Corona virus cannot ...

Blue Flag 2019 at Ovda

... can become a realistic scenario in this part of the world and was certainly not chosen by chance as a theme for the high-value exercise "Blue Flag 2019" at Ovda Air Force Base in southern Israel. W ...

Farnborough International Airshow 2018

... on going on to get out of the show with the highest number of orders. Looking for military related activities at Farnborough one had to dig deeper as current and hot topics were not obvious at first sig ...

Hahnweide OTT 2019

...  a lot further away. And there is backlight throughout the day. This drawback is fortunately compensated by many other highlights throughout the week-end, so that missing those photos of the flying displa ...

Radom Airshow 2018

Radom Airshow 2018 had the Polish Air Force’s 100th anniversary as a main theme. Concluding from past events the expectations were very high, and the event attracted highlights such as the Ukrainian Suchoi ...

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. ...

Pilsen Air Show

... in Line. Of course the W-3A Sokol also gave a flying demonstration during the show. Another flying highlight was the venerable Mil Mi-2 Hoplite helicopter of the Czech Air Force’s CLV Flight Test Centre ...

Wings over Houston 2018

... year, with many of the expected highlights lacking. airshows/18_Houston/BA1_8,width=396,height=300,gap_h=10,gap_v=10 Fortunately on Sunday the Blue Angels flying display was blessed with sunshine and ...

Otto Smik's Spitfire TE184

... for a „Low-Altitude Fighter“. A distinctive feature of these low flying Spitfires require high maneuverability close to the ground were also the clipped wingtips, which take away some of the elegance when ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2018

... highlight of the event, both on ground in the static display and during the flying display. Of course the Hyakuri Air Show 2019 offered also other exciting displays. Where? Hyakuri Airbase, Ibaraki ...

Bucharest International Air Show 2018 - BIAS

... Air Force (RoAF) F-16s. The flying then continued with only a short 30 minutes break in the afternoon until after sunset with many more highlights. Where? Bucharest, Baneasa Airport, Romania When? ...

Tornado GR.4 FINale at RAF Marham

... to the famous „desert pink“ and later one to a rather boring overall grey scheme, which was optimized for flying at higher altitudes over Afghanistan. The other two special schemes that participated ...

JASDF Gifu Airshow 2017

... brown. Orange highlights give reference to its use as a flight test aircraft, and the underside sported the slogan „各務原 飛行場 百周年 - or "Kakamigahara Hikou-jyo Hyaku-shunen",meaning "The 100 years anniversa ...

Duxford Flying Legends 2018

... courting for visitors on that same week-end. But for warbird aficionados however the choice was clear: Duxford is the place to be! And seeing that splendid Fiat C.R.42 Falco on the flightline, the highlight ...

Slovak International Air Fest - SIAF 2018

... at low speed and during high angle of attack (AOA) maneuvers was just outstanding! Another fine view was also the German Luftwaffe’s Tornado of TaktLwG51s. Its display was much more conservative and consis ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2018

...  For a change from that many F-2A displays an F-15J from nearby Nyutabaru also arrived for some fly-bys, which were rather high, except for the last one after a ‚missed approach’, which presented a nice ...

Wings over Houston Airshow

... highlight in the remaining available hours until the end of the show. NASA at Houston Ellington Based at Ellington is also NASA, which flies it T-38A Talons for Astronauts training. Other hangars host ...

Shuttleworth Evening Display

... collection presented in the last hours of sunlight. And with the wind being mostly calm around that time the chances are high to see the famous Edwardian aircraft doing their circuits over the airfield. ...

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