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Added: 28 Feb 2017 | Section: Specials

HAF 117 Combat Wing - Greek F-4E Phantoms

The "Peace Icarus 2000" F-4E Phantoms of the Hellenic Air Force's 117 Combat Wing based at Andravida are still on duty defending Greece. History of the Greek Phantoms with photos of the 338 and 339 squadron Aegean Ghosts in action at their home, including aircraft walk-around.
HAF F-4E Phantom Phorever Photo Report

Added: 27 Jan 2017 | Section: Specials

Penzing Air Base - A Proud History Coming To Its End

Report on the history and today's status of the German Air Force's Penzing Air Base at Landsberg with base visit photos before Lufttransportgeschwader 61 flying the C-160D Transall disbands this year, and when the SAR UH-1D detachment of THR30 was still stationed there.
Penzing Base Visit 2016

Added: 04 Jan 2017 | Section: Airshows

AIRPOWER 16 - Zeltweg, Austria

Photo report from the AIRPOWER airshow at Zeltweg Air Base of September 2016. The Austrian Eurofighter and Saab 105Ö were joined by the Swedish AF Historical Flight Saab fighters and Swiss F-5E for an Austrian historic formation. Includes Austrian Pilatus and helicopter types, and some special c/s guests.
AirPower 16 airshow report

Added: 30 Dec 2016 | Section: Specials

Exercise Anatolian Eagle 2016

Photo report of the Anatolian Eagle exercise held in June 2016 by the Turkish Air Force with participation of Pakistan Air Force F-16s and Italian plus Saudi Tornados. Includes photos of the E-3 and E-7T AEW&C, RNLAF KDC-10 and RSAF A330 tankers, plus supporting transports.
Anatolian Eagle Photo Report 2016

Added: 23 Dec 2016 | Section: Airshows

Nellis AFB 75 Years of Airpower Air Show

Nellis AFB's 75th anniversary was celebrated at its 2016 open house and air show. WWII bombers to the modern F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II joined the F-15 Eagles and F-16 Aggressors for the flying line-up, but the retiring QF-4 Phantom stole the show!
2016 Nellis AFB Air Show Report

Added: 14 Nov 2016 | Section: Specials

HAF 114 Combat Wing Mirage 2000 Update

Report on the Hellenic Air Force 114 Combat Wing and its fleet of Mirage 2000 delta fighters at Tanagra Air Base. A day with Greece's modern Mirage 2000-5 Mk.2s of 331 Mira as well as the Mirage 2000EGM of 332 Mira. Now includes the latest upgrade plans and action shots.
HAF 114 Combat Wing report

Added: 30 Oct 2016 | Section: Specials

HAF 120 Air Training Wing

The Hellenic Air Force 120 wing located at the airport of Kalamata trains new HAF pilots flying T-6 Texan IIs and the much older T-2 Buckeye jets. Report on the wing's composition and training syllabus with photos of the action, fleet and Daedalus' T-6.
HAF 120 Air Training Wing report

Added: 15 Oct 2016 | Section: Airshows

CIAS '16 Toronto Air Show

The 2016 Canadian International Air Show at Toronto waterfront featured the Snowbirds, Breitling Jet Team, USN Tac Demo F/A-18F and commemorated the BCATP with the RCAF CF-18 Hornet Demo and CT-156 Harvard II in their special BCATP paint schemes.
CIAS '16 report with harbourfront and Pearson airport photos

Added: 09 Oct 2016 | Section: Airshows

Athens Flying Week 2016

The Athens Flying Week airshow was hosted this year at Tanagra Air Base, home of the Hellenic Air Force 114 Combat Wing's Mirage 2000s. They were joined by F-16 Zeus, T-6 Daedalus, AH-64 Pegasus, Aegean Hawk, BAF F-16, Team Isky and the Patrulla Águila.
AFW2016 Air Show Report

Added: 19 Sep 2016 | Section: Airshows

ILA 2016 Berlin Air Show

In June 2016 the Internationale Luftfahrtausstellung (ILA) was held again at the Expo site near Schönefeld. The German armed forces participated in full force as the Luftwaffe celebrated its 60 year anniversary, the USAF B-52 and B-1 even attended.
ILA2016 Berlin Air Show

Added: 04 Sep 2016 | Section: Airshows

Quinte International Air Show 2016

RCAF 8 Wing at CFB Trenton hosted the Quinte International Air Show 2016 last June, featuring the USAF F-22 Raptor and celebrating the BCATP and anniversary of the 400 series Squadrons with CF-18 Hornet, CT-155 Hawk and CT-156 Harvard II in special c/s.
CFB Trenton Air Show 2016

Added: 02 Aug 2016 | Section: Specials

Alpine Exercise 5 Torri Italy

Photo report from the 2016 military alpinism and mountain warfare exercise at the Five Towers rock formation in the Ampezzo Dolomites with Italian Army Aviation CH-47F and AB-205 helicopters detached to the Italian Alpine Task Force.
Italian Alpine Task Force Training

Added: 29 Jul 2016 | Section: Specials

Italian Army Aviation CASEVAC Training

Photo report from a CASEVAC training mission undertaken by Italian Army UH-90A tactical transport helicopter while deployed to Casarsa della Delizia, home of the AH-129C Mangusta scout and escort helicopters of the 5th Army Aviation Regiment 'Rigel'.
UH-90A and AH-129 on CASEVAC mission

Added: 27 Jul 2016 | Section: Airshows

CFB Borden Air Show 2016

Report of the 2016 Canadian Armed Forces Day & Air Show at CFB Borden with extensive coverage of the 2016 RCAF CF-18 Hornet Demo with BCATP commemorative artwork, Snowbirds and the ground instruction CT-114 Tutors found at the Ontario base.
Canadian Armed Forces Day and Air Show 2016

Added: 11 Jul 2016 | Section: Specials

Italian Army Airmobile Exercise Report

The Italian Army's Brigata Aeromobile "Friuli" conducted the third Airmobile Permanent Training (APT III) exercise involving 18 helicopters of the Aviazione dell'Esercito Italiano (AVES). AH-129, UH-90, CH-47 helis and the action at the training range.
Italian Army Airmobile Exercise Report

Added: 10 Jul 2016 | Section: Airshows

Rhode Island Air Show 2016

Airshow report from the Rhode Island National Guard Open House & Air Show held on June 11-12. Sunday in particular provided excellent conditions for the RI ANG to perform their Combined Arms demonstration.
RI Air Show Photo Report 2016

Added: 09 Jul 2016 | Section: Specials

Exercise Real Thaw 2016

Photo report of the aircraft operating from Beja Air Base during exercise Real Thaw 2016. The annual exercise of the Portuguese Air Force includes nearly all types in FAP service and was also attended by USAFE F-15 Eagles, USMC MV-22 Osprey, and others.
Real Thaw 2016 Photo Report

Added: 02 Jul 2016 | Section: Specials

British Commonwealth Air Training Plan Fly-In

Overview of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, featuring photos from the 2016 BCATP Fly-In hosted by the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum on May 28, 2016. BCATP classic trainers, visiting aircraft, and a look at CWH latest restoration projects.
BCATP a brief history & Fly-In 2016

Added: 07 Jun 2016 | Section: Specials

NATO Tiger Meet 2016 Zaragoza

Photo report from the NATO Tiger Meet 2016. The exercise was held this year at Base Aérea de Zaragoza, Spain, home of the Ejército del Aire Ala 15 and its Hornets. This year it was a big one with about 100 aircraft and roughly 15 Tiger Tails!
NTM 16 Zaragoza Photo Report

Added: 29 May 2016 | Section: Specials

Anatolian Eagle 2015-1

Photo report from last year's Anatolian Eagle 2015-1 multinational exercise at Konya. This edition saw the participation of Pakistani F-16s and 493rd FS F-15s in addition to the Hornets, Typhoons and Turkish Phantoms, Vipers and T129 attack helicopters.
Anatolian Eagle 2015-1 Photos

Added: 28 May 2016 | Section: Specials

USMC AV-8B Harrier Pilot Training

Marine Attack Training Squadron 203 (VMAT-203) at MCAS Cherry Point is responsible for training USMC AV-8B Harrier II pilots. The sundown of Harrier training is slowly beginning and will be completed in FY22 if things go according to the Marine Corps’.
VMAT-203 Harrier Pilot Training

Added: 05 May 2016 | Section: Specials

Exercise Saber Junction 2016

Photo report from Aviano Air Base in Italy during the 2016 Saber Junction airborne exercise. The 173rd Airborne Brigade and airborne allies launched their assault from Aviano using C-17 and C-130 aircraft from the U.S. Air Force, Reserve, ANG and RAF.
Airborne Exercise Photo Report

Added: 27 Apr 2016 | Section: Specials

Exercise INIOHOS 2016

The Hellenic Air Force's 117 Combat Wing at Andravida hosted the exercise Iniohos 2016 with participation by USAFE F-15E Strike Eagles and Israeli F-16C/D 'Barak'. The Greek Phantoms were joined by F-16s from various HAF wings as well as some Mirage 2000s
Photo Report INIOHOS 2016

Added: 18 Apr 2016 | Section: Specials

Springhawk 2016 – Reds training in Greece

The Royal Air Force Red Arrows aerobatic display team carried out their annual overseas training known as exercise Springhawk at Hellenic Air Force's Tanagra air base, Greece, in preparation of the 2016 airshow season
Red Arrows training at Tanagra AB

Added: 16 Apr 2016 | Section: Airshows

CFB Borden Air Show 2012

A look back at the 2012 Borden Canadian Forces Day and Air Show with photos from the media day at Lake Simcoe Regional Airport and the air displays at CFB Borden, with CF-18 Hornet Demo 2012, Snowbirds, Mako Shark, F-86 Golden Hawk & P-40 heritage flight.
2012 Borden Canadian Forces Day