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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. ...

Chino "Planes of Fame" Airshow 2013 ...

The "Planes of Fame" annual airshow at Chino can surely be rated as one of America's premiere warbird airshows. This is owned to the great collection of flyable warbirds of the "Planes of Fame" itse ...

Planespotting Tour Japan 2008 ...

... . At least for a 90min lasting flight… The departure was delayed due to heavy thunderstorms that hit the airport when we had just boarded the plane. And they also brought many clouds, who were the reas ...

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina

...  Cope are the only two pilots being allowed to fly the Catalina. They can look back to an impressive flying career on various cargo planes such as the DC-3 or DC-4, and Bob even did log more than 2700 hour ...

Sayonara Samurai Phantoms

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II had a remarkable 50 year long lasting career in Japan. This is a personal review of Phantom encounters in the Land of the Rising Sun. It covers the final 16 years of ...

F-AZJU - La Ferté-Alais' Ju-52/3m

...  a German origin. The fuselage was part of the batch of 30 planes that were supplied by Germany to support the ramp up of the license production at the Spanish Construcciones Aeronáuticas S.A. (CASA) a ...

D-Day - 75th anniversary in Normandy

... the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik and finally via Prestwick in Scotland they made their way to Duxford. Flying in airplanes that even also participated in WW II! galleries/19_Normandy/5,width=260,height=300,gap_h=11,gap_v=10 ...

Classic Fighters - Omaka Airshow 2019

...  But oil pans are also noticeable under some of the World War I aircraft. This clearly indicates they are airworthy and includes an impressive number of five Fokker triplanes. An impressively large triplan ...

Blue Wings 2020 Exercise

... d excitement amongst planespotters and avgeeks as well. During the two weeks of the exercise, Nörvenich air base was the goal of a pilgrimage of people equipped, with cameras and stepladders. airshows/20_BlueWings/3-2,width=260,height=300,gap_h=11,gap_v=10 For ...

Polikarpov I-16 Mosca at Madrid

... amazing photoflight. Where? Cuatro-Vientos / Madrid, Spain When? October 2018 Looking at the airplane with its stubby fuselage and that huge nine-cylinder Shvetsov radial engine it already becomes ...

COVID-19

... to idle. Things we once took for granted like travelling or going for a nice day of planespotting have been cast into doubt or, quite simply, stopped altogether. Plenty of airshows have already been cancelled, ...

Farnborough International Airshow 2018

... s. A previous generation Boeing airplane, the venerable B727, was presented by T2 Aviation in its role as “Oil Spill Response” demonstrating liquid spraying capabilities. airshows/18_Farnborough/Boeing_4,width=396,height=300,gap_h=10,gap_v ...

Air Legend 2019

...  on the grass part of the airfield. Flying Display at Air Legend 2019 The flying display followed a sequence similar to other events. For the main parts of the flying program, several airplanes wer ...

Hahnweide OTT 2019

... in the East of Stuttgart and at the foot of the Teck castle. From the focus of sailplanes and a relaxed fly-in 34 years ago the event grew bigger and bigger throughout the years. Today roughly 35-40.000 ...

Radom Airshow 2018

... he logo itself includes the „100th anniversary of the Polish Air Force“, visitors expect to see more Polish airplanes in the air than just the two Polish display teams and an F-16 solo display. As such, ...

Wings over Houston 2018

... II airplanes was also strong. The most impressive airshow act was the “Tora! Tora! Tora!” air power demonstration with plenty warbirds in the air, and pyrotechniques on ground. Where? Ellington Airfield, ...

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 ...

Bucharest International Air Show 2018 - BIAS

...  Romanian Aeroclub participated strongly with Aerobatics, parachutists jumping out of Blue Wings Antonov An-2, the White Wings sailplane duo, a 3-ship formation of BN-2 Islanders and last but not leas ...

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