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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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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 Su-27 Flanker or the JF-17 from Pakistan for the flying display. In Read More
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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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