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Added: 31 Aug 2022 | Section: Specials

Esquadra 751 - Portuguese Merlins

Report on the Esquadra 751 "Pumas" that nowadays operates the Portuguese Air Force EH-101 Merlin helicopters in the Search And Rescue (SAR) and Combat (SAR) roles.
FAP Esquadra 751 Photo Report

Added: 15 May 2022 | Section: Specials

56th Rescue Squadron - Aviano AB, Italy

Report on the U.S. Air Force 56th Rescue Squadron operating the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter, assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base in Italy, including a training mission near the Tagliamento river and in the mountains towards the Italian Alps.
Photo Report 56th Rescue Squadron in Italy

Added: 06 Feb 2022 | Section: Specials

First Hellenic Rafales arrive at Tanagra air base

The first Rafales of the Hellenic Air Force arrived at Tanagra air base on January 19, 2022, starting a new era for the HAF while also continuing its legacy of operating the French delta fighters alongside its US counterparts.
Hellenic Air Force Rafales Arrival Photo Report

Added: 30 Jan 2022 | Section: Specials

Operation Reassurance 2021 - RCAF Hornets in Romania

In 2021 the Royal Canadian Air Force again deployed an Air Task Force consisting of CF-188 Hornets for three months to Romania to enhance NATO's Air Policing in southern Europe under operation Reassurance. George Karavantos reports.
Operation Reassurance 2021 Photo Report

Added: 03 Jan 2022 | Section: Specials

Operation Castle Forge 2021 - Rocketeers in Europe

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles from the 336th Fighter Squadron "Rocketeers" of the 4th Fighter Wing deployed to Larissa Air Base in Greece for operation Castle Forge.
Exercise Report Operation Castle Forge 2021

Added: 01 Jan 2022 | Section: Airshows

Thunder & Lightning over Arizona 2021

Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, AZ hosted an airshow in November 2021, being the last on the USAF Thunderbirds schedule for the year. In addition to the local A-10C Demo and CSAR units, the USAF F-35A Lightning II and USN F/A-18 Super Hornet performed their demonstrations.
Davis-Monthan Air Show 2021 Report

Added: 12 Dec 2021 | Section: Airshows

Thunder Over New Hampshire 2021 - Pease ANGB

In July 2021, the USAF Thunderbirds headlined the 2021 Thunder Over New Hampshire Air Show at Pease ANGB, Portsmouth, NH. Photo report featuring the Thunderbirds, F-22 Raptor Demo, F-35 Lightning II from the Vermont ANG, the resident KC-46 Pegasus tankers and other performers and visiting aircraft.
Pease Air Show 2021 Report

Added: 28 Nov 2021 | Section: Airshows

Airshow London 2019 - London, ON, Canada

A look back at the 2019 Airshow London in Ontario, Canada, covering all five days of the event including early access photo tour sunrise images. The air show featured the RCAF demo teams, historical jets, and a great selection of aircraft from the United States from the old B-52H bomber to the new F-35C carrier-borne stealth fighter.
Airshow London 2019 Photo Report

Added: 18 Sep 2021 | Section: Airshows

Athens Flying Week 2021 Airshow - Tanagra, Greece

The Athens Flying Week airshow returned again this year. The 2021 edition featured the Saudi Hawks from the Royal Saudi Air Force, along with a Tornado and F-15 on static display. Other highlights included the return of the Hellenic Air Force Spitfire and the Rafale Demo, as Greece has recently opted to procure the type.
Athens Flying Week 2021 Air Show Report

Added: 20 Aug 2021 | Section: Specials

ANATOLIAN EAGLE 2021 - Konya, Turkey

Late June, the Anatolian Eagle exercise was held again in Konya, Turkey. This edition was attended by Azerbaijan sending two Su-25 and MiG-29s, Qatar with its new Rafale CQ/DQ, and Pakistani JF-17 Thunders. The Turkish Stars, F-16 Solo Türk, and F-4E-2020 Phantoms also made an appearance.
Anatolian Eagle 2021 Exercise Photo Report

Added: 01 Aug 2021 | Section: Specials

Exercise ANATOLIAN PHOENIX 2021-1 Konya, Turkey

The International Anatolian Phoenix 2021-1 Combined Joint Task Force Exercise at Konya air base in Turkey involved CSAR teams and helicopters from the Turkish armed forces and paramilitary forces as well as from Qatar and Azerbaijan, participating with AW139 and Mi-17 helicopters respectively.
Anatolian Phoenix 2021-1 Exercise Report

Added: 24 Jul 2021 | Section: Specials

Exercise Early Bird 2021 - 493rd FS F-15 Eagles in Greece

USAFE 493rd FS "Grim Reapers" F-15C/D Eagles deployed to Larissa air base in Greece for exercise Astral Knight 2021 and to train with the Hellenic Air Force during their two week stay at the home of the 110 Combat Wing's 337 Sqn F-16C/D Block 52+s.
Exercise Early Bird / Astral Knight 2021 - Larissa, Greece

Added: 12 Jul 2021 | Section: Specials

Exercise ASTRAL KNIGHT 2021 - Aviano AB, Italy

n May 2021 exercise Astral Knight took place again over and around the Adriatic Sea led by the USAFE. While Patriots were deployed to Croatia and F-15s to Greece, a media day was held at Aviano AB in Italy, home of the 31st Fighter Wing, to witness the participating F-16s, HH-60G Pave Hawk, and Italian Air Force F-35As from Amendola. At the same time, the F-16CM new Have Glass V paint scheme was showcased for the 555th and 510th FS.
Astral Knight 2021 Exercise Photo Report

Added: 05 May 2021 | Section: Specials

Saudi Hellenic FALCON EYE-1 Exercise - Souda

In March 2021, the Royal Saudi Air Force deployed six F-15 fighters to Souda Air Base on the Greek island of Crete for the joint exercise Falcon Eye-1 with the Hellenic Air Force. Exercise report with photos of the RSAF F-15C/D Eagles and the HAF 340/343 Sqn F-16C/D Block 52+s of the 115 Combat Wing.
HAF/RSAF Exercise FALCON EYE 2021 Photo Report

Added: 01 Jan 2021 | Section: Specials

Exercise OCEAN SKY 2020 - Canary Islands

Report on the Dissimilar Air Combat Training exercise OCEAN SKY 2020 held by the Spanish Air Force at the Canary Islands. The Canarian F/A-18A+ Hornets of Ala 46 were joined by EF-18M Hornets and Eurofighter Typhoons from the mainland, as well as Spanish Navy Harriers and French Air Force Rafales.
OCEAN SKY 2020 Exercise Photo Report

Added: 29 Dec 2020 | Section: Specials

Italian Airmobile Training exercise 2020

The Brigata Aeromobile “FRIULI” concluded the Airmobile Permanent Training II/2020 exercise with a tactical operation in late September 2020 at the Rivoli Bianchi range, involving multiple AH-129D Mangusta and UH-90A helicopters.
Italian Army APT II / 2020 exercise report

Added: 22 Dec 2020 | Section: Specials

ENJJPT program Sheppard AFB, TX

The ENJJPT program hosted by the USAF 80th Flying Training Wing at Sheppard Air Force Base is where many NATO pilots learn to fly a fighter jet. Report explaining the training program with photos of the facilities and T-38 Talons and T-6 Texan II and the ground and in the air.
ENJJPT Photo Report

Added: 22 Nov 2020 | Section: Specials

IMMEDIATE RESPONSE 2019 1st CAB Deployment Italy

During its European tour in 2019, the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade deployed to Rivolto air base in Italy in preparation of the multinational exercise IMMEDIATE RESPONSE 2019. CH-47F and UH-60M helicopters at Rivolto and the Maniago range.
Report 1st CAB Deployment Rivolto - Italy

Added: 23 Aug 2020 | Section: Airshows

75 Years Meiringen Air Base 2016

A look back at the 2016 air show celebrating 75 years of Meiringen Air Base, featuring the Swiss Air Force F/A-18 Hornets, F-5E Tiger IIs, and other flying displays during late spring in the Alps.
Meiringen 2016 Air Show Report

Added: 13 Jun 2020 | Section: Airshows

Tag der Bundeswehr 2019 Jagel / Nordholz / Faßberg

A look at the German Armed Forces Day 2019 held in June of last year at Jagel air base, Nordholz naval air base, and the helicopter base at Faßberg. Photos of all German aircraft types; Tornado, Eurofighter, A400M, C-160, CH-53, NH90, Tiger,, Lynx, Orion, etc. Visitors including some C-47s.for Berlin Airlift 1949-2019.
Tag der Bundeswehr 2019 Photo Report

Added: 26 Jan 2020 | Section: Airshows

NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days 2019

Air Show Report of the NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days held in September 2019 with photos of the air displays and the aircraft arriving for the static display. Partner nation Romania sent the MiG-21 LanceR, IAR 99 Soim, and IAR 330 SOCAT.
NATO Days Ostrava 2019 Report

Added: 11 Jan 2020 | Section: Specials

Star Wars Canyon Photos

Photos of U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet, EA-18G Growler, and F-35C Lightning II and other fighters flying at low level through the famous Jedi Transition in Rainbow Canyon in Death Valley National Park, California.
Star Wars Canyon - March 2019

Added: 29 Dec 2019 | Section: Airshows

Thunder over South Georgia 2019 - Moody AFB

In November the Moody AFB Open House Airshow saw the resident 23rd Fighter Group and 347th Rescue Group performing a CSAR demo with its A-10C Warthogs, HH-60G Pave Hawks and HC-130J. The Blue Angels headlined the show, which also featured the F-22 Raptor that joined the A-10 Demo for the Heritage Flight with a P-51 Mustang.
Moody AFB Airshow 2019

Added: 15 Dec 2019 | Section: Specials

Exercise BLUE FLAG 2019 - Israel

In November 2019 the Israeli Air Force hosted the multi-national exercise Blue Flag. In this edition the Israeli F-35 Adir fifth generation stealth fighters as well as Italian F-35s flew with the fourth generation fighters of Israel, Italy, Germany, Greece and the US.
Exercise Report Blue Flag 2019

Added: 03 Nov 2019 | Section: Specials

Exercise COBRA WARRIOR 2019

In September 2019 fighter jets from Israel, Italy and Germany deployed to RAF Waddington to join the UK armed forces in the UK's premier tactical exercise. Report with photos of the Israeli F-15C/D Baz, Italian and German Typhoons, and other involved aircraft.
Cobra Warrior 2019 Exercise Report