New-York Intl Airshow 2019

report by: René Vallée Stewart Air National Guard Base, located in Orange County, New York, is the base of the 105th Airlift Wing (105 AW), an Air Mobility Command (AMC)-gained unit of the New York Air National Guard and “host” wing for the installation. The base is named in honor of 19th-century Scottish-born sea captain, […]

PARIS Flightpass departures from Evreux AB 2019

report by: Danny Bonny Every year a significant increase of the flying traffic can be noticed around Evreux AB. It is happening on the thirteen of July . This is due to the arrivals for the Flying Display expected to happen the day after over the Paris Champs Elysées avenue . Habitually the Military Parade […]

Wings over Waine Airshow 2019

report by: Harry Morrow   Wings Over Wayne Air Show 2019 was set to take place at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina on April 27-28, 2019. The event was free and gates opened at 9am both days. The opening ceremony was scheduled for 10:30am, and flying performances took place between 11am […]

Frisian Flag 2019 Leeuwarden AB

report by: Koen Wullus   Between April 1st and 12th the KLu (Royal Netherlands Air Force) organized a new edition of the ‘Frisian Flag’ exercise. Air assets from six NATO and Partnership for Peace nations gathered at Leeuwarden airbase to participate in this exercise in order to train close collaboration in possible future conflicts. Fighter […]

Kalamata Airbase visit 2019

report by: Mike Danks   Located in the Peloponnese area of mainland Greece, Kalamata Air Base is home to the 120 Air Training Wing with their mix of Beechcraft T-6 Texan IIs and Rockwell T-2 Buckeyes.  The 120 ATW was established in 1970 with the T-33 Shooting Stars. In January 1971 the T-37 B/C Tweets […]

MCAS YUMA 2019 Airshow

report by: Thierry Letellier   On Saturday March 9, the flying display of the Twilight Show included the USAF A-10 Demo Team, a Marine F-35B from the VMFA-122, the Tora Tora Tora Commemorative Air Force, the Yellow Thunder Airshow T-6’s. The airshow started early in the morning with consequent  program. The flying display included a […]

End of Tornado in RAF 2019

report by: Doug Mc Donald By the end of March 2019, one of the world’s most successful, combat-proven, fast jets will have been retired.  Having entered front-line service with the Royal Air Force in 1982, the Tornado GR has assembled an unparalleled service record. It has been in constant combat action since 1991, and these […]

Kangshan Airforce Academy 2019

report by: Thierry Letellier   The Academy is drawn up with the Basic Training Group operating theT-34C. The Fighter Training Group with AT-3 and the Airlift Training Group Beech equiped with B-1900C. Kangshan AB is in the north of Kaohsiung, a south west county of Taiwan. Forty-four T-34C were ordered by the ROCAF in the […]

Hsinchu Air Base 2019

Hsinchu Air Base 2019

report by: Thierry Letellier   As of the late 1990s, the longest runway at Hsinchu was reportedly 12,000 feet long. After opening the Sungshan, Shuinan, Chiayi, Tainan, Pingtung, Fengnien, Hualien, Makung, and Kinmen military airports for civil aviation, MND also opened the Hsinchu military airport from 01 January 1998. MND also ordered the Air Force […]

Hawgsmoke 2018 Whiteman AFB

report by: Danny Bonny   The 303d Fighter Squadron was scheduled to host the biennial Hawgsmoke A-10 Thunderbolt II gunnery competition from 17-20 October, 2018, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. Shooting was set to take place at Cannon Range, near Laquey, Mo. The competition engaged A-10 pilots from around the world against the same […]