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by stratofreighter
24 Nov 2018, 21:41
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2018 Ostend-Bruges Airport (OST/EBOS) latest news
Replies: 70
Views: 14885

Re: 2018 Ostend-Bruges Airport (OST/EBOS) latest news

...what a bunch of losers... :evil: :roll: https://kw.knack.be/west-vlaanderen/nieuws/samenleving/actiegroep-wiloo-uit-oostende-wil-politiebescherming-na-uithaal-luchthavenbaas/article-longread-348721.html Actiegroep WILOO uit Oostende wil politiebescherming na uithaal luchthavenbaas WILOO is niet g...
by stratofreighter
16 Nov 2018, 12:48
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 15nov2018 Retirement PICS: 49-year-old Boeing 747-100 owned by General Electric now in Pima Museum Arizona...
Replies: 0
Views: 268

15nov2018 Retirement PICS: 49-year-old Boeing 747-100 owned by General Electric now in Pima Museum Arizona...

...surprisingly not seen here yet... :idea: Photos: https://www.facebook.com/PimaAirAndSpace/posts/2026444160727250 Breaking (and not fake) News! our most recent donation has touched down at D-M and is heading over to us now on the tow path. A huge thank you to all the great people at General Electr...
by stratofreighter
21 Oct 2018, 10:24
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Which future fighter jet for Belgian Defence?
Replies: 220
Views: 74363

Re: Which future fighter jet for Belgian Defence?

https://www.reuters.com/article/belgium-fighter/belgium-seen-picking-lockheed-f-35-over-eurofighter-idUSL2N1WV11Y October 19, 2018 / 6:30 PM / 2 days ago Belgium seen picking Lockheed F-35 over Eurofighter Belgium is likely to decide which fighter jet to buy to replace its ageing F-16s by the end of...
by stratofreighter
21 Oct 2018, 10:21
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Belgian Alpha Jets retirement in 2019, updates etc.
Replies: 0
Views: 457

Belgian Alpha Jets retirement in 2019, updates etc.

http://www.belga.be/fr/news/details-96052188/ / https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=fr&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=nl&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.belga.be%2Ffr%2Fnews%2Fdetails-96052188%2F&edit-text= BRUSSELS 17:17 09/10/2018 (BELGA) The Defense is selling twenty-five Alpha-Jet training aircraft, ai...
by stratofreighter
21 Oct 2018, 10:12
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: RAF Puma's to retire in 2025, extra CH-47 Chinooks for the RAF...
Replies: 0
Views: 347

RAF Puma's to retire in 2025, extra CH-47 Chinooks for the RAF...

https://thedefensepost.com/2018/10/20/us-uk-36-h-47-chinook-helicopters-approved/ $3.5 billion sale to UK of 36 Boeing H-47 Chinook helicopters approved by US October 20, 2018 The U.S. Department of State has approved a possible $3.5 billion sale of 16 H-47 Chinook helicopters to the United Kingdom,...
by stratofreighter
04 Oct 2018, 01:46
Forum: Sell/buy/trade your hobby stuff
Topic: Sat 13 oct 2018: Brussels Aviation Fair Bruconvention!
Replies: 0
Views: 474

Sat 13 oct 2018: Brussels Aviation Fair Bruconvention!

http://aviationfair.com/event/brussels-aviation-collectible-show/ When: 13 October 2018 @ 09:00 – 16:00 Where: Koninklijk Atheneum Zaventem Hoogstraat 50 1930 Zaventem België https://www.facebook.com/BRUaviationshow/ / https://www.facebook.com/events/429030567562571/ Same location as the previous ye...
by stratofreighter
30 Sep 2018, 21:18
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 2018: yes, this Ukrainian Su-24 Fencer is even lower and closer than the "wellknown years old clips". Yes, really...
Replies: 0
Views: 488

2018: yes, this Ukrainian Su-24 Fencer is even lower and closer than the "wellknown years old clips". Yes, really...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOpfBo7IrOs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOpfBo7IrOs Экстремально низкий проход украинского СУ-24. ...found thru https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN_5UElZN3V1ZE1GDCDmmNw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Crao1wbiDk8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Crao1wbiDk8 https://ww...
by stratofreighter
18 Sep 2018, 06:52
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Syria 17sep2018: Ilyushin IL-20 turboprop Russian Air Force disappeared of the radar, missing...
Replies: 4
Views: 895

Syria 17sep2018: Ilyushin IL-20 turboprop Russian Air Force disappeared of the radar, missing...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-45556290 :| Russian military plane vanishes from radar over Syria A Russian military aircraft with 14 people on board has disappeared from radar after flying over Syria, Russia's defence ministry says. "Connection has been lost with the crew of a Russian Il-20...
by stratofreighter
15 May 2018, 16:52
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 15 May 2018 photo: PH-GOV Dutch government Boeing 737 in new paint scheme being towed at Ostrava...
Replies: 1
Views: 759

15 May 2018 photo: PH-GOV Dutch government Boeing 737 in new paint scheme being towed at Ostrava...

...not a very "stately" / dignified colour scheme... :roll: https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8952983 / http://www.planes.cz/cs/photo/1226933/b737-700-bbj-ph-gov-netherlands-government-ostrava-osr-lkmt Registration PH-GOV Photo Date May 15, 2018 Uploaded May 15, 2018 Aircraft Reg: PH-GOV full info | P...
by stratofreighter
02 May 2018, 12:36
Forum: Sell/buy/trade your hobby stuff
Topic: Monkeys Spotters Magazine #17
Replies: 1
Views: 1243

Re: Monkeys Spotters Magazine #17

...for those who had not seen this magazine, yet.
It REALLY is recommended to do so! 8-)

For the "civvy-types": between all the military stuff you can also find a piece on the NASA DC-8 .
A nice piece on the Austrian helicopter force as well! :)
by stratofreighter
19 Apr 2018, 10:40
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Belgian F-16 pilot blinded by laserpen at Kleine Brogel 17 apr 2018...
Replies: 1
Views: 716

Belgian F-16 pilot blinded by laserpen at Kleine Brogel 17 apr 2018...

...what a tw@t... :evil: https://www.telegraaf.nl/nieuws/1933655/man-schijnt-met-laserpen-op-f16-piloot-riskeert-20-jaar-cel A F16 pilot from the military base in Kleine Brogel in Belgium was blinded by the rays of a laser pen on Tuesday evening. A man from the town of Peer is suspected of having bl...
by stratofreighter
15 Apr 2018, 09:26
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Fri 13 april 2018 PIC: F-22 Raptor wheels up accident at Fallon, Nevada....
Replies: 1
Views: 789

Fri 13 april 2018 PIC: F-22 Raptor wheels up accident at Fallon, Nevada....

...and yes, that is an expensive repair :!: Fighter jets these days are not the "robust tanks: they used to be... :| http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/20129/f-22-raptor-came-to-a-rest-on-its-belly-during-major-mishap-friday-at-nas-fallon For a relatively small cadre of fighter aircraft—roughly ju...
by stratofreighter
13 Apr 2018, 19:16
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Which future fighter jet for Belgian Defence?
Replies: 220
Views: 74363

Re: Which future fighter jet for Belgian Defence?

The Dutch-language feature at http://www.knack.be/nieuws/belgie/vervanging-f-16-s-er-zijn-geen-aantoonbare-professionele-fouten-gemaakt/article-normal-1079213.html sums up today's proceedings nicely... Vervanging F-16's: 'Er zijn geen aantoonbare professionele fouten gemaakt' 13/04/18 om 14:09 - Bij...
by stratofreighter
30 Mar 2018, 11:39
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Russianplanes.net is UP again! See this Ilyushin IL-18 photo for example...
Replies: 0
Views: 726

Russianplanes.net is UP again! See this Ilyushin IL-18 photo for example...

...thank god the plug wasn't pulled permanently... :)

https://russianplanes.net/id226811
shows a Russian Air Force IL-18 taking off from Novosibirsk.
by stratofreighter
30 Mar 2018, 11:05
Forum: Sell/buy/trade your hobby stuff
Topic: Sat 21 april 2018 Rotterdam Aviation Fair
Replies: 0
Views: 1008

Sat 21 april 2018 Rotterdam Aviation Fair

....okay, text is only in Dutch, but most of you will get the gist... http://www.airnieuws.nl/dsc/dsc.html Op zaterdag 21 april 2018 wordt er weer een luchtvaartbeurs georganiseerd op Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Deze beurs vindt zijn oorsprong in het najaar van 1996 toen, in samenwerking met AIRnie...
by stratofreighter
25 Mar 2018, 23:50
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: 2018: Save the Lufthansa Lockheed Constellation, SIGN the petition! March/April 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1273

Re: 2018: Save the Lufthansa Lockheed Constellation, SIGN the petition! March/April 2018

I cannot provide sources, at least not on this forum (also not by Private Message), but there are strong well-informed rumours that the Starliner will become "static" only if she is to be restored in Germany instead of Auburn. Once again, I cannot/am not allowed to quote sources, but a restoration t...