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Kingscote airport (and CTAF), Kangaroo Island

Aug 21 2007

Kingscote Airport, located on Kangaroo Island (the third largest island of Australia), is probably one of the smallest airports I’ve ever reached. Its coordinates are 35° 42.8′ S 137° 31.3′ E, meaning some 67 miles off shore Adelaide, in South Australia. It’s ...

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 ...

Military Aviation

Jul 19 2018
New LM-100J Super Hercules Display Joins the Most Impressive Flight Demonstrations Ever. Video of a remarkable aerobatic display b...
Jul 17 2018
Sacré Bleu! French Aerobatic Team Admits Color Blunder in Amazing Bastille Flyover. Following a week of spectacular flyovers begi...

Drones

Jun 28 2018
U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C “Triton” belonging to the Unmanned Patrol Squadron One Nine (VUP-19) DET Point Mugu conducted ...
Jun 24 2018
The missile launch did not result in a downing: the UAV moved away from the border and was not hit by the Patriot. The Israeli Air...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Jul 16 2018
Crew That Saved Burning Bomber Over Texas In May Finally Named, Awarded. After weeks of speculation about the circumstances surrou...
Jul 07 2018
A MiG-21 has crashed at 86th Base during Borcea Open Day. Pilot has died. A Romanian Air Force MiG-21 LanceR has crashed at around...

Rogue States

Jul 18 2018
Could Russia Develop A Turboprop Light Combat Aircraft? Most probably, no. But discussion brings some weird concepts to light̷...
Jun 27 2018
U.S. Air Forces Central Command has just released some photographs from an “undisclosed location”: geolocation proves ...

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