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The 100th anniversary of the Russian Air Force (Voyenno-Vozdushnye Sily Rossii - ВВС России) in August 2012 was celebrated with a huge airshow at Moscow Zhukovsky. Loads of aircraft from all eras filled ...

Russian Fighter Yak-3U in the snow ...

Besides the Yak-3 D-FJAK of Achim and Elmar Meier the D-FLAK of Maxi Gainza is the second Russian warbrid that has been based at Freiburg, right in the middle between the Black Forrest and the river Rhein. ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2018

... more modern F-15J Eagle that can also carry more modern air-air missiles such as the AAM-4 or AAM-5. It is up to them to regularly go hunting for Russian and Chinese military jets that operate in the vicinity ...

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 ...

SIAF Airshow 2016 Sliac

The SU-27 Flanker, MiG-21 LanceR and MiG-29 Fulcrum are apart from being three Cold War warriors and rare Russian-build jets three excellent airshow acts that you can hardly argue about. For its 2016 edition ...

Classic Fighters Omaka

... buzz bomb site with strafing runs. In the end of course they succeeded and T-6s circling overhead provided even more sonorous sound in the air. Russian Yaks joined the circuit later with some great passes ...

Hokkaido Winter Eagles

... e many small islands. special/14_hokkaido/f15 special/14_hokkaido/f153 With the Russian island of Sachalinsk as well mainland Russia is very close to Japan’s Northern point of Defence, and the a ...

Zhuhai 2012

... he "August 1st" display team. airshows/12_zhuhai/j10 airshows/12_zhuhai/j11 airshows/12_zhuhai/j12 airshows/12_zhuhai/so This was strengthened by the Russian Knights and their Su-27s as well as ...

Bahrain International Airshow 2012

... big surprise for sure was the participation of the Russian Knights. Announced to be 'withdrawn from service' after last year's MAKS airshow, the team seems to the re-born and in strength. It arrived at Bahra ...

SIAF 2011

... ar A lot of entertainment was brought by the "Retro Sky Team" from Kosice (http://www.retroskyteam.sk/), performing a mock-up WWII dogfight between German Messerschmitts and Russian aircraft. In this  ...

Aero India 2011

... e MiG-21, was the main point of this year's Aero India. Apart from the Russian MiG-35 all remaining contenders, the Dassault Rafale, Lockheed F-16, Boeing F/A-18F, Eurofighter Typhoon and Saab Gripen w ...

Zhuhai Airshow

...  of the Russian twin-seat MiG-17, MiG-19 and Yak-18, and appear to be still in service in the PLAAF, even if only in small numbers nowadays. A good addition was furthermore the Z-8 helicopter (more or les ...

Aviasvit XXI

... 158  The military highlight was the Russian Su-30LL (LL for Letayushchaya Laboratoriya meaning Flying Laboratory) of the Gromov Flight Research Institute (LII) at Zhukovsky, piloted by the famous An ...

Flying Legends

... w airshows/10_duxford/bbmf airshows/10_duxford/bw  Of course not only the BoB was remembered, but also the rest of the European WW II theatre. The Russian part of the show included this year's 'surpri ...

Duxford Flying Legends

...  P-40 ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- The Russians: Yak-3s ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- The Aerostars: Ya ...

La Ferte-Alais

... of the pioneers of aviation and the classic planes of the 1920s and -30s the powerfull warbirds of WWII enthused the crowd in equal measure. various Harvard / T-6 ---- ---- ---- Russians: ...

Plasy Airshow

... but instead had a look at the nearby Air Park in Zruc. It offers an extensive collection of Russian and Czech-built military and civil aircraft, but unfortunately they are not kept in good condition ...

ELITE 2008

... Force with two Su-22M-4 and one Su-22UM-3K of the 8.elt at Mirosławiec. During their flights over the Heuberg range the aircraft were equipped with the Russian SPS-141 ECM pod giving the ground based  ...

Israel Base Visits

...  brought into another hangar with old stored aircraft and two Russian Mi-17s, that were currently undergoing maintenance there. The other aircraft included Kfirs, Mirages, the first IAI Lavi aircraft an ...

Aerosalon Le Bourget

... g regional jet in search of customers. At least some kind of Russian/Ukrainian hardware that was present.What else to say? Well, I saw one of the most boring displays ever at Le Bourget: the “Groupe Tranchan ...
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Air Legend 2019

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Hahnweide OTT 2019

2019 saw the 19th edition of the Oldtimer Fliegertreffen Hahnweide. You may also call it a fly-in, a pilot meeting or a warbird airshow, and with around 400 participating aircraft it is arguably Germany’s biggest aviation event. It is an avgeek festival, and an aviation Read More
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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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