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by stratofreighter
26 Jan 2018, 00:06
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2018 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 372
Views: 75980

Re: Trivia 2018 (miscellaneous news)

https://nos.nl/artikel/2213764-gedoe-op-internationale-luchthaven-bonaire-om-trap.html Veel pech dinsdag voor passagiers op het vliegveld van Bonaire. Door een vete tussen afhandelingsbedrijven liepen ze veel vertraging op. https://nos.nl/artikel/2213764-gedoe-op-internationale-luchthaven-bonaire-om...
by stratofreighter
24 Jan 2018, 14:01
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Which future fighter jet for Belgian Defence?
Replies: 220
Views: 86588

Re: Which future fighter jet for Belgian Defence?

Federal Shutdown Forces US to Reveal Cost of F-35 Offer to Belgium http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/190048/federal-shutdown-forces-us-to-reveal-cost-of-f_35-offer-to-belgium.html (Source: Defense Security Cooperation Agency; issued Jan 18, 2018) WASHINGTON --- The State Depa...
by stratofreighter
21 Jan 2018, 00:41
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 2018: Dutch police/politie to buy 3rd medium size AW139 helicopter...
Replies: 0
Views: 1350

2018: Dutch police/politie to buy 3rd medium size AW139 helicopter...

...more capacity to deal with terrorist and/or other incidents involving heavy fire arms/guns is probably the main reason for this acquisition... ...see http://helihub.com/2018/01/09/netherlands-police-order-another-aw139/ Netherlands police order another AW139 Apart from all information stated thru...
by stratofreighter
18 Jan 2018, 13:31
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 2018 onwards: the Belgian C-130 Hercules retirement thread...
Replies: 0
Views: 1502

2018 onwards: the Belgian C-130 Hercules retirement thread...

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/189909/belgium-retires-first-c_130-hercules-transport.html (Source: Belga; published Jan 16, 2018) (Issued in Dutch; unofficial translation by Defense-Aerospace.com) The Belgian military has withdrawn its first Lockheed C-130H Hercules transpo...
by stratofreighter
17 Jan 2018, 14:23
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: PICS: this Airbus A300 almost landed on grass runway La Ferte Alais Paris....
Replies: 0
Views: 1447

PICS: this Airbus A300 almost landed on grass runway La Ferte Alais Paris....

...this wheels-down low pass by an Air Inter Airbus A300 at La Ferte Alais Paris 1985
went a bit TOO low perhaps...
Several pictures thru
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... 031&type=3 :shock: :twisted: :o :mrgreen:
by stratofreighter
15 Jan 2018, 14:51
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 15jan2018: Tu-160s kept Belgian F-16s, RAF Typhoons busy...
Replies: 2
Views: 1554

15jan2018: Tu-160s kept Belgian F-16s, RAF Typhoons busy...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-5270903/RAF-jets-intercept-Russian-bombers.html / https://www.aviation24.be/military-aircraft/belgian-air-component/belgian-air-force-f-16s-scramble-intercept-two-russian-tu-160-blackhawk-bombers/ / https://www.hln.be/nieuws/binnenland/belgische-f-16-s-ond...
by stratofreighter
04 Jan 2018, 11:07
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2018 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 372
Views: 75980

Re: Trivia 2018 (miscellaneous news)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5232087/Pilot-slapped-pilot-girlfriend-mid-flight.html Pilot 'SLAPPED' his co-pilot girlfriend during a furious cockpit fight that saw her flee to the cabin in tears on a London-Mumbai Jet Airways flight. More at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5232087...
by stratofreighter
24 Dec 2017, 13:34
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: Docu "Sky Truckers" DC-8 Cargo Lion is now on Youtube...
Replies: 2
Views: 2631

Re: Docu "Sky Truckers" DC-8 Cargo Lion is now on Youtube...

...Afrettair DC-8 low flying shots squeezed between the Air Zimbabwe 707 and the cautious South African Air Force 707 display... ;) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlxDpJPo4kM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlxDpJPo4kM Full 40min video is on http://vimeo.com/8608544 Captain DT's infamous Low Fly plus...
by stratofreighter
24 Dec 2017, 13:12
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Just before X-mas: large Chinese flying boat AG600 finally flies! Video/pics...
Replies: 0
Views: 1166

Just before X-mas: large Chinese flying boat AG600 finally flies! Video/pics...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQXDhFNqUPo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQXDhFNqUPo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AIzFrHjQ8I http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AIzFrHjQ8I China's first home-grown large amphibious aircraft AG600 completed its first test flight and returned to the Jinwan Civil Aviat...
by stratofreighter
16 Dec 2017, 09:39
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Malaysia B772 flight MH17 AMS-KUL downed near Donetsk, Ukraine
Replies: 492
Views: 159895

Re: Malaysia B772 flight MH17 AMS-KUL crashed near Donetsk, Ukraine

...an interesting piece on the Dutch NPO website. NPO Nederlandse Publieke Omroep = the Dutch "VRT/RTBF" or the "Dutch BBC", i.e. : paid for by Dutch taxpayers money. Certainly not a "commercial" news media outlet. So regarding "commercial copyright"... ;) htt...
by stratofreighter
16 Dec 2017, 05:46
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 14dec2017: MORE low flying Dutch F-35s in California videoclips....
Replies: 0
Views: 1202

14dec2017: MORE low flying Dutch F-35s in California videoclips....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9HqVXGRJL0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9HqVXGRJL0 Royal Netherlands Air Force promotional shoot. 2 x F-35A Lightning II's putting on a show in California, December 2017. Video captured by : Dafydd Phillips Photography https://www.flickr.com/photos/137929058@N06/ ...
by stratofreighter
08 Dec 2017, 12:29
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2017 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 371
Views: 79193

Re: Trivia 2017 (miscellaneous news)

Hats are no longer provided to KLM pilots. https://nos.nl/artikel/2206538-klm-schaft-pilotenpet-af.html Piloten bij de KLM dragen vanaf volgende maand geen pet meer. De KLM wil de uitstraling van vliegers moderner en toegankelijker maken en de luchtvaartmaatschappij zegt niet langer "de toegevo...
by stratofreighter
24 Nov 2017, 19:22
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 24nov2017 pics: already wrecked in ground accident: the 1st Norwegian Sea King replacing AW101 Merlin rescue helicopter.
Replies: 0
Views: 1824

24nov2017 pics: already wrecked in ground accident: the 1st Norwegian Sea King replacing AW101 Merlin rescue helicopter.

...delivered only last week this first AgustaWestland AW101 Merlin helicopter. :oops: Pictures and text: https://www.aftenbladet.no/lokalt/i/qnpGLe/Det-nye-redningshelikopteret-veltet-mens-rotorbladene-gikk / Translation: https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=no&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&am...
by stratofreighter
07 Nov 2017, 22:20
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Koksijde 1987: lloooww Belgian C-130H Hercules...
Replies: 1
Views: 1695

Koksijde 1987: lloooww Belgian C-130H Hercules...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9UApX9XaaI
C130 van de 15 Wing scheert laag over het vliegveld van Koksijde op 11 juli 1987
by stratofreighter
06 Sep 2017, 20:37
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Sep 2017 Hurricanes in the Caribbean (with last moments webcam Maho Beach)
Replies: 30
Views: 6615

Sep 2017 Hurricanes in the Caribbean (with last moments webcam Maho Beach)

http://www.mahobeachcam.com/ Hurricane Irma has taken us OFFLINE. Last video below. Updates on Twitter and Facebook as we learn more. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dA5qYrboTUE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dA5qYrboTUE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUzmRxRRnHM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUzmRx...
by stratofreighter
06 Sep 2017, 15:47
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Used 2nd-hand Australian F-18A's may be bought by Canada in Bombardier C-series/Boeing dispute...
Replies: 2
Views: 2353

Used 2nd-hand Australian F-18A's may be bought by Canada in Bombardier C-series/Boeing dispute...

https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ottawa-seeks-second-hand-jets-from-australia-amid-boeing-bombardier-dispute/article36178184/?ref=http://www.theglobeandmail.com&utm_medium=Referrer:+Social+Network+/+Media&utm_campaign=Shared+Web+Article+Links was the source, http://australianav...
by stratofreighter
03 Sep 2017, 17:52
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 03sep2017: pilot of Belgian military A109 helicopter fell out in-flight, presumed dead...
Replies: 5
Views: 7956

03sep2017: pilot of Belgian military A109 helicopter fell out in-flight, presumed dead...

...a very unfortunate accident... :cry: http://www.mil.be/nl/persberichten/ongeval-tijdens-de-opendeurdag-van-het-4e-bataljon-genie-te-amay / http://www.mil.be/fr/communiques-presse/accident-lors-de-la-journee-portes-ouvertes-du-4e-bataillon-de-genie-amay-0 Amay: A person falls from an army helicopt...
by stratofreighter
03 Sep 2017, 08:04
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: Docu "Sky Truckers" DC-8 Cargo Lion is now on Youtube...
Replies: 2
Views: 2631

Docu "Sky Truckers" DC-8 Cargo Lion is now on Youtube...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsNpOBGyV4A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsNpOBGyV4A As can be read at http://www.pprune.org/freight-dogs/264501-cargolion-tv-programme-few-years-back.html?highlight=sky+truckers ...this programme was much-liked years ago and "much-sought-after" when it di...