2018 – Belgian Air Force Days

Kleine-Brogel – 7, 8 and 9 September 2018 Thanks to our Irene Pantaleoni we can enjoy some pictures from one of the largest European events of airmen 2018, il Belgian Air Force Days, which took place on the basis of Kleine-Brogel in the first WE of September. 2 the undisputed headliner: the Sukhoi Su 27 of the Air Force and the Ukraine …

2011 – Moscow – Khodynka Airfield

22 August 2011 - Moscow Evidently the visit to the museum in Monino I is not enough. The hunger for MiG and Sukhoi is still so much. And so, I see you back on the subway, just the line where they are on board for the stop Dinamo, where is the stadium of Dynamo Moscow, right next to the former airport in Moscow, the legendary …

2011 – VVS Museum in Monino (Moscow)

22 August 2011 – VVS Monino Museum (The PDF guides to get to the museum from Moscow can be found here and here) After 2 days of pouring rain, finally I get good weather. The day promises good with blue sky and clouds bucolic: Today we go to the legendary Museum in Monino VVS. The trip I carefully planned …

2011 – Moscow MAKS 2011 – 21 August

Moscow, Zhukovskiy Airport, 21 August 2011 Second day of the event ... and the second day of rain. Unlucky. This morning arrival a little 'before and there is far less crowds: will be the time or weather?. I refer to the whole static but, come ieri, I will not dare to pull out the camera. Today, there is also wind and, in addition to wet it, I would get veiled photos from …

2011 – Moscow MAKS 2011 – 20 August

Moscow, Zhukovskiy Airport, 20 August 2011 From the weather I was expecting bad weather ..... but not so. The morning, when I get up, November sowing: low clouds and gray, heavy rain and depression cosmic. I go back to the underground, I take the train and get off at the right stop. I find there thousands of people waiting for a bus. The crowd is awesome but that does not bother …

2010 – Kecskemet

Kecskemet - 7-8 August 2010 The 2010 was, per me, The Year of Contact. Indeed, we have, first, crossed the Iron Curtain. With the APR Pierpaolo 2010 (Air Force Summer Away) l'abbiamo fatta in Kecskemet, in Hungary ! It was years since we heard about the tattoo Europe and so we went to check it out yourself: it was worth it, …

2010 - Hungarian Air Force Museum

2010 – 6 August 2010 This year, the TAE 2010 (Air Force Summer Away) we spend in Hungary, for the first time beyond that which, once, era la Cortina di Ferro. It will be a feast of aircraft ever seen. The welcome at the airport in Badapest is not the best: a true tropical typhoon unleashed as soon as the plane landed and entered in the terminal. When we leave it …

2007 – Exercise Elite 2007

21 June 2007 – Today Lechfeld AB will be held on the basis of Lechfeld, sede del Jagdbombergeschwader 32 Luftwaffe, edition 2007 dell’Elite, the now-classic NATO exercise devoted to the structure of electronic warfare. The weather, for June, is not that good. Dense clouds pile up low in the sky. The organization is Teutonic, always eats, the highest level. Some coaches carry the spotter …

1999 – Royal International Air Tattoo – When the planes were colored

23-26 July 1999 – What the RAF Fairford 1999 was my first (and, at the moment, last) Tattoo. The RIAT is one of those events that aircraft enthusiasts ABSOLUTELY must see at least once in a lifetime: see dozens and dozens of military aircraft from around the world, presented on static display and in flight, almost …