Former Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 Demo Pilot Colonel Oksanchenko Shot Down Near Kyiv Sticky post

Former Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 Demo Pilot Colonel Oksanchenko Shot Down Near Kyiv

KYIV, UKRAINE – Colonel Oleksandr ‘Grey Wolf’ Oksanchenko, who was the Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 Flanker demo pilot between 2013-2018, has sadly lost his life when his jet was shot down near the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Friday, according to a post on Facebook by British Airshow Review. Colonel Oksanchenko died at the age of 53. He reportedly lost his life when his jet was … Continue reading Former Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 Demo Pilot Colonel Oksanchenko Shot Down Near Kyiv

THE ROYAL INTERNATIONAL AIR TATTOO RETURNS IN 2022

The Royal International Air Tattoo Returns in 2022

RAF FAIRFORD, ENGLAND – Good news for aviation lovers in the UK and Europe – the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) announced today that it will return this Summer, after an absence on the international airshow calendar for 2 years. RIAT 2019 was the last airshow before the Covid-19 pandemic would rage over the world. As a result many airshows in Europe and worldwide were … Continue reading The Royal International Air Tattoo Returns in 2022

War veteran Sandy Cortmann dies at the age of 97

MARKET GARDEN VETERAN SANDY CORTMANN DIES AT THE AGE OF 97

ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND – Market Garden veteran Alexander ‘Sandy’ Cortmann died on Saturday night at the age of 97 in his hometown Aberdeen in Scotland, 75jaarvrijheid reports. Last year, Sandy became nationally known in The Netherlands and the UK when he attended the 75th Commemoration of Operation Market Garden for the first time in 75 years. Until then, he was unknown as a war veteran. This … Continue reading MARKET GARDEN VETERAN SANDY CORTMANN DIES AT THE AGE OF 97

Awseome Flyovers over the Red Square in Moscow to Celebreate 75th Anniversary of Victory Day

MASSIVE FLYOVER IN MOSCOW OVER THE RED SQUARE MARKS THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF VICTORY DAY IN RUSSIA

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Last week Europe celebrated 75 years of freedom and the victory of the Allied Forces over Nazi Germany during the Second World War. The Netherlands celebrated ‘Bevrijdingsdag’ (Liberation Day) on Tuesday May 5, while the UK celebrated ‘VE Day‘ on Friday May 8 with flyovers from the Red Arrows over London and RAF Typhoon fighter jets over cities in the other countries … Continue reading MASSIVE FLYOVER IN MOSCOW OVER THE RED SQUARE MARKS THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF VICTORY DAY IN RUSSIA

Last Flight KLM Boeing 747

SAD FAREWELL FOR KLM BOEING 747

AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – Today is a very sad day in KLM’s 100-year history and for aviation history in general as KLM will say goodbye today to the most beautiful airliner ever made – the iconic KLM Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet, also known as the Queen of the skies. The City of Tokyo will touchdown at Amsterdam Schiphol for the last time ever, much earlier … Continue reading SAD FAREWELL FOR KLM BOEING 747

THE WORST YEAR IN AVIATION DUE TO CORONA OUTBREAK

THE WORST YEAR IN AVIATION DUE TO CORONA OUTBREAK

The year 2020 is now already the worst year in aviation history worldwide, due to the massive impact of the coronavirus outbreak. The COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread around the world rapidly, which causes smaller airlines to go bankrupt and even the world’s largest airlines are heaving a hard time surviving. Some governments are doing their best to help their flag carriers – like KLM, … Continue reading THE WORST YEAR IN AVIATION DUE TO CORONA OUTBREAK

Pakistan Air Force F-16 has crashed in Islamabad

A PAKISTAN AIR FORCE F-16 HAS CRASHED IN ISLAMABAD

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-16AM fighter jet has crashed this morning near a park in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, BBC reports. The F-16 crashed during rehearsals for the Pakistan Day Parade on March 23. The pilot died in the crash as a hero trying to save people on the ground, according to an eyewitness. “Pakistan Air Force reports with regret … Continue reading A PAKISTAN AIR FORCE F-16 HAS CRASHED IN ISLAMABAD

Spanish Air Force Patrulla Águila #5 has crashed into the sea killing the team's solo pilot

SPANISH AIR FORCE PATRULLA ÁGUILA SOLO JET HAS CRASHED INTO THE SEA KILLING THE PILOT

MURCIA, SPAIN – A Spanish Air Force jet of the Patrulla Águila Aerobatic Team has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of La Manga, Murcia in southeast Spain on February 27, The Aviationist reports. The pilot was killed in the accident. The Spanish Air Force (SAF) Patrulla Águila Aerobatic Team CASA C-101 Aviojet crashed into the sea on Thursday afternoon around 4:00 PM … Continue reading SPANISH AIR FORCE PATRULLA ÁGUILA SOLO JET HAS CRASHED INTO THE SEA KILLING THE PILOT

Emirates SkyCargo Rosie

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Do you ever wonder where all the roses are coming from, which you buy for a loved one on Valentine’s Day? The answer is Colombia, Ecuador, Kenya, Ethiopia, India or The Netherlands. One thing is clear – the transport of flowers is big business all year round, but the demand for red roses is very high in the Valentine’s season. All these flowers are being … Continue reading LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Airbus reveals MAVERIC at Singapore Airshow

AIRBUS REVEALS MAVERIC – A FUTURISTIC PASSENGER AIRCRAFT WITH A ‘BLENDED WING BODY’

TOULOUSE, FRANCE – Airbus has revealed its latest project at the Singapore Airshow this week, called MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls). Airbus has been working with a special team on the secret project for almost 3 years. The blended wing body scale model technological demonstrator is pushing innovative aircraft design to the limit and could be the passenger aircraft … Continue reading AIRBUS REVEALS MAVERIC – A FUTURISTIC PASSENGER AIRCRAFT WITH A ‘BLENDED WING BODY’