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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Iniochos Exercise 2018

...  (TST) High Value Airborne Asset (HVAA) Protect/Attack onbase/18_andravida/HAF-F-16_1 onbase/18_andravida/HAF-F-16_2 For two weeks these Air Forces gathered at Andravida Air Base, which is alread ...

Warbirds over the Beach

...  airshows/17_wob/yak airshows/17_wob/so2 With the FW190, Bf 109 and Me 262 being part of the collection of the Military Aviation Museum, the hopes of many visitors were high to see this trio flying ...

Shuttleworth - Fly Navy!

... on weekend before she was one of the highlights on the flying program at Duxford. However, when landing back home at Yeovilton, she suffered a belly landing that would keep here on ground for a while and ...

Oshkosh EAA Airventure 2017

... it at that time the busiest airport in the world with approximately 123 aircraft movements per hour. For the pilots it was once again the great fly-in, and the highlight for the airshow this year were ...

LTG61 Penzing Farewell

... it is also the most southerly located and close to the Alps. Even on days with just normal visibility the impressive mountain chain, cumulating in the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain, can be seen ...

EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2016

... if it hurts a bit, setting a focus on certain events and areas usually helps to make the best of it. The #OSH16 highlights were the Pearl Harbor 75th commemoration, two night air shows, the Canadian Snowbirds ...

Meiringen WK 2017

... ons onbase/17_meiringen/f51 onbase/17_meiringen/f56 Meiringen stands out by the fact that aircraft operations are handled out of caverns. These underground aircraft shelters are highly secret and  ...

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Otto Smik's Spitfire TE184

Nine Balkenkreuze and three silhouettes of the Fieseler Fi 103, aka „Vergeltungswaffe 1 (V1)“ as kill markings depict this Spitfire Mk.XVI as the personal plane of Otto Smik. Smik was one of the most successfully Czechoslovakian pilots in service of the RAF during WW II. Read More
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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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