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by stratofreighter
03 Jun 2019, 07:06
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 02 June 2019. Singapore F-15SG Eagles escort Scoot Airbus over bomb threat...
Replies: 1
Views: 214

02 June 2019. Singapore F-15SG Eagles escort Scoot Airbus over bomb threat...

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-48493832 Singapore's air force sent two fighter jets to escort an incoming passenger plane over of a bomb threat which turned out to be a hoax, say officials. There were 144 passengers on board Scoot flight TR385 from Cebu in the Philippines on Sunday when police ...
by stratofreighter
06 May 2019, 14:38
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 05may2019: Last Dutch living "May 1940 fighter pilot" has died, aged 103 years old...
Replies: 0
Views: 233

05may2019: Last Dutch living "May 1940 fighter pilot" has died, aged 103 years old...

https://www.defensie.nl/actueel/nieuws/2019/05/05/oud-gevechtsvlieger-jan-linzel-103-overleden :( Nieuwsbericht | 05-05-2019 | 15:27 Oud-oorlogsvlieger Jan Linzel is vandaag op 103-jarige leeftijd in Ierland overleden. Linzel was de oudste Nederlandse Luchtmachtveteraan en de laatste Nederlandse jac...
by stratofreighter
27 Apr 2019, 22:37
Forum: Sell/buy/trade your hobby stuff
Topic: Sat 04 May 2019: Antwerpen Airport Aviation Fair Deurne!
Replies: 0
Views: 445

Sat 04 May 2019: Antwerpen Airport Aviation Fair Deurne!

http://www.asa-be.com/Photogallery_ASA_antwerp_aviation_fair.htm / http://aviationfair.com/event/19th-antwerp-aviation-fair/ ASA's 19th Antwerp Aviation Fair will take place in the Stampe & Vertongen Museum, on May 4th, 2019 INKOM/ENTRANCE for 2019 : 1,50 EURO (ASA members) - 2,50 EURO (others) (spo...
by stratofreighter
23 Apr 2019, 15:56
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: OFFICIAL: Koksijde air base to close after 2023, Ostend to get the helicopters...
Replies: 6
Views: 620

OFFICIAL: Koksijde air base to close after 2023, Ostend to get the helicopters...

...not unexpected really, but what a shame... :( https://www.hln.be/regio/oostende/luchtmachtbasis-verdwijnt-in-koksijde-activiteiten-verhuizen-naar-de-luchthaven-van-oostende~a38f8ccf/ / https://kw.knack.be/west-vlaanderen/nieuws/samenleving/doek-valt-over-luchtmachtbasis-koksijde-helikopters-verhu...
by stratofreighter
04 Apr 2019, 16:42
Forum: Sell/buy/trade your hobby stuff
Topic: Sat 20 April 2019: Rotterdam Airport Aviation Fair!
Replies: 0
Views: 446

Sat 20 April 2019: Rotterdam Airport Aviation Fair!

...see https://www.luchtvaartbeurs-dsc.nl/index.php/en/ for more details than the ones listed below. ;) Dutch Spotters Convention Worldhotel Wings Rotterdam The Hague Airport 20 April 2019 10:00 - 16:00 On Saturday 20 April 2019 the Rotterdam aviation fair Dutch Spotters Convention (DSC) will be hel...
by stratofreighter
04 Apr 2019, 00:10
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 03apr2019 mishap VIDEO: landing Spanish Air Force C-295 cargo goes very wrong. Serious damage...
Replies: 1
Views: 421

03apr2019 mishap VIDEO: landing Spanish Air Force C-295 cargo goes very wrong. Serious damage...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc3EBA9-F7s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc3EBA9-F7s Oh dear... :o Copies thru https://www.facebook.com/160665468085171/videos/vb.160665468085171/325795858123152/ / https://twitter.com/altoaragon/status/1113498112419606533 The aftermath: https://pbs.twimg.com/media...
by stratofreighter
24 Nov 2018, 21:41
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2018 Ostend-Bruges Airport (OST/EBOS) latest news
Replies: 70
Views: 15479

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: 306

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: 77141

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: 669

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: 530

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 12 Oct 2019: Brussels Aviation Fair Bruconvention!
Replies: 1
Views: 938

Sat 12 Oct 2019: 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: 601

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: 1027

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: 814

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: 1638

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: 6
Views: 1078

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: 2
Views: 1076

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...