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Airborne pickup – part 2

Aug 18 2007

Dan Canin provided some more info concerning the Airborne pickup described in the post titled “Airborne pickup (rejoining with an F-104)“:

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I took a look at your description of the airborne pickup, and it’s good. I don’t really have much to add, ...

Crossing the International Date Line

Aug 10 2007

Last June I had the opportunity to fly from Queensland, Australia, to California, USA, experiencing the International Date Line crossing. The IDL is an imaginary line located mostly down the middle of the Pacific Ocean, on the 180° longitude meridian, ...

Eurofighter night take off

Aug 09 2007

This is the sight of a night take off of a pair of Eurofighter Typhoon from Grosseto airbase. Picture was taken on August 06th 2007 at 9:10PM LT.

I was asked by some enthusiasts and photographer, the settings I used to make ...

Eurofighter Typhoon at Grosseto

Aug 08 2007

The Italian Air Force has recently received the first of five Eurofighter Tranche 1 Block 5 fitted with the PIRATE (Passive Infra-Red Airborne Tracking Equipment) a passive sensor, combining IRST (Infra-Red Search and Track System) and FLIR (Forward Looking Infra-Red) capabilities. The PIRATE ...

Warner Village F-104 – another update

Aug 07 2007

I have received from Iolanda Frisina some pictures of the “Warner Village Starfighter”. Even if pictures were made with a mobile phone and are not very clear, they show that the F-104 was already in the current location more than ...

F-104 Graffiti Art update

Aug 03 2007

Yesterday I made a second inspection of the MM6833. I took some more pictures and had a better look at the cockpit. I was looking to the right console when I noticed that the Matricola Militare of the frontal section ...

Military Aviation

Jun 22 2018
The Italian 5th generation jets have made another step to declare IOC (Initial Operational Capability). On Jun. 8, for Italian Air...
Jun 19 2018
Space May Be the “Final Frontier” Of a New Global Conflict Among Superpowers. U.S. President Donald Trump launched a thousand ...

Drones

Jun 10 2018
NBVC Point Mugu’s first two Triton drones commence operations (with interesting tail markings). On May 31, Unmanned Patrol S...
Jun 08 2018
In the Back Lot of the Pima Air & Space Museum You Can Discover History. 1547 Hrs. December 20, 2009. In the Back Storage Yard...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Jun 20 2018
New Bomber Crew Stayed with Aircraft After Ejection Seat Failed. In a stunning story of split-second decision-making under pressur...
Jun 14 2018
The 10-mile long Holloman High Speed Test Track (HHSTT) is a United States Air Force aerospace ground test facility used to perfo...

Rogue States

Jun 18 2018
The new Tu-214ON has carried out a series of test flights in southwest Russia, close to the border with Ukraine. Tupolev is contin...
Jun 10 2018
Here’s yet another ultra-low pass of a Ukrainian combat aircraft. The following footage was reportedly filmed in 2014. It sh...

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