Deep in the Negev Desert in Southern Israel jet noise permeates the harsh but beautiful landscape, for it is here that the huge Israeli Air Force (IAF) air base of Ovda is located.
Imagine a couple of F/A-18 Hornets flying in close formation, with afterburners screaming through a valley, vapor forming over the wings and fuselage, dispensing flares, with snow-capped rugged mountain in the background. That is one image that was etched in my memory for a long long time – after seeing it for the first time on an online watering hole for aviation photographers called Fencecheck.com. I never imagined myself traveling internationally to air shows around the world, but I had put that on my bucket list anyways.
The first set is from Dong Tac, home to the 910th Regiment and its Aero L-39Cs. The 910th is known as the 910th Julius Fucik Training Regiment
The Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton was the setting in July 2016 to remember a true legend of aviation – Eric “Winkle” Brown. The announcement of the passing of Captain Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown CBE, DSC, AFC, Hon FRAeS, RN back in February 2016 was a shock to all those who had known him through his distinguished and swashbuckling life.
2016 was quite a year for airshows all over the world, with many events taking place from January through to December. This article is brought to you by members of our team from all over the world, and includes some of the highlights and lesser seen and/or promoted shows. This team consists of Paul Spiteri Lucas from Malta, Frank Vorwerk from Germany, Jeff Chang from Taiwan, and
This article is a personal perspective of time spent working aboard HMS Invincible back in 1999 by Mark Rourke, and thus is quite different from the many other articles on Pixelsnipers.com.
In early 1982 I graduated from the Royal Thai Air Force academy as a Pilot Officer (2nd Lieutenant) and a few days later I joined the Primary Flight Course School in Kamphaeng Sean, Nakhon Pathom Province.
The 527th Aggressor Squadron – the final six months.