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

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

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

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

RFS Boeing-737 sent on more than 600 missions in Australia this bushfire seasonin Australia

RFS B737 AND C-130 AIR TANKERS HAVE BEEN SENT ON MORE THAN 600 MISSIONS IN AUSTRALIA THIS BUSHFIRE SEASON – A FIREFIGHTER’S STORY

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – One of the lasting images of this season’s firefighting effort in Australia unfortunately has been the crash this week of an American C-130 Hercules Air Tanker on Thursday January 23, killing all 3 crew members. These brave men were doing their job – battling the Australian bushfires for the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) in New South Wales. Another large American firefighting … Continue reading RFS B737 AND C-130 AIR TANKERS HAVE BEEN SENT ON MORE THAN 600 MISSIONS IN AUSTRALIA THIS BUSHFIRE SEASON – A FIREFIGHTER’S STORY

BRITISH AIRWAYS AND ASTON MARTIN HONOR CONCORDE WITH EXCLUSIVE SPORTS CAR

GAYDON, ENGLAND – A momentous event in British aviation and automotive history is here. The incredible outcome of a unique collaboration between Dick Lovett and two of Britain’s best-known brands – British Airways and Aston Martin – to mark the 50-year anniversary of the British-built Concorde’s first flight and British Airways’ 100th anniversary. Make sure you’re sitting down and have your seatbelt fastened. The Aston … Continue reading BRITISH AIRWAYS AND ASTON MARTIN HONOR CONCORDE WITH EXCLUSIVE SPORTS CAR

USAF F-22 Demo Team show during 2019 Dubai Airshow opening day

WATCH THESE MIND-BLOWING F-22 MANEUVERS AT DUBAI AIRSHOW 2019

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE) – The past years we were often amazed on YouTube by all the mind-blowing maneuvers of Russian fighter jets at the MAKS Airshow in Russia, performed by amazing and high maneuverable fighter jets like the Su-30, Su35, Su-37 and Su-57, with their thrust-vectoring engines. Well, the star of the 2019 edition of the Dubai Airshow in the UAE – the … Continue reading WATCH THESE MIND-BLOWING F-22 MANEUVERS AT DUBAI AIRSHOW 2019

United B737 Star Wars Livery

UNITED REVEALES ITS B737 WITH STAR WARS LIVERY – FLY THE FRIENDLY GALAXY

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Exciting news for avgeeks and Star Wars fans in the U.S. and around the world; United Airlines has introduced a new special member to its fleet. After ANA, Virgin Atlantic and LATAM, United now also has an aircraft painted in a special Star Wars livery. United joins forces with ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ to offer their customers an unforgettable Star … Continue reading UNITED REVEALES ITS B737 WITH STAR WARS LIVERY – FLY THE FRIENDLY GALAXY

American Airlines is retiring the MD-80 after 36 years - Photo: Eddie Maloney

AMERICAN AIRLINES IS RETIRING THE MD-80 ‘MAD DOG’ AFTER 36 YEARS

DALLAS – It’s a sad day today in the U.S. for many aviation enthusiasts and pilots who flew with the beautiful McDonnell Douglas MD-80, also known as ‘Mad Dog’ or ‘Super 80.’ American Airlines (AA) is saying goodbye to the iconic MD-80 after 36-years of service. Flight AA80 from Dallas Fort Worth to Chicago O’Hare will be American’s last commercial flight ever with the old … Continue reading AMERICAN AIRLINES IS RETIRING THE MD-80 ‘MAD DOG’ AFTER 36 YEARS

Top Gun 2 - Top Gun: Maverick

PARAMOUNT HAS RELEASED THE OFFICIAL TRAILER OF TOP GUN 2

HOLLYWOOD, CA – A lot of aviation lovers around the world grew up with the movie Top Gun, starring Tom Cruise as Maverick, Anthony Edwards as Goose and Val Kilmer as Maverick’s rival Iceman. It’s one of the most successful movies ever and in the top 10 best movies of the 80s. Top Gun is an all American action drama film from 1986, directed by Tony Scott … Continue reading PARAMOUNT HAS RELEASED THE OFFICIAL TRAILER OF TOP GUN 2