1st April 2020
  • 1st April 2020

Articles Posted by Jacek Domański

Messerschmitt Me-262A-1C ´Schwalbe´

by on 31st March 2020 0

Messerschmitt Me-262A-1C ´Schwalbe´ (replica) D-IMTT, rehearsal for Aviatická pout air show in Pardubice (Czech Republic), May 2016. Although the idea of jet-powered aeroplane is practically as old as the aircraft itself, the first constructions of lightweight pulsejet engines were just an interesting curiosity, without any practical application. The first ever pulsejets were patented by French […]

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Letter from the editor – March 2020

by on 22nd March 2020 0

Dear Readers, Followers and Friends of Afterburner – the Aviation Magazine, At the very beginning I must admit that postponing our monthly editorial letter for March was a purposeful action. I truly believed the news that started to arrive at the end of February were a bit exaggerated and the situation would calm down after […]

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The 2020 air show season in question

by on 21st March 2020 0

Two months ago we´ve began to share here the first confirmed information related to the upcoming air show season 2020 in Europe. A series, that was intended to follow in March and later, bringing you the current updates from the European air show – especially those we´re planning to visit this year. Who could have […]

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Dewoitine D.26

by on 17th March 2020 0

Dewoitine D.26 ´284´ training aircraft performing the flying display at Flugtage Schupfart 2019, an air show organized at the 50th anniversary of Schupfart airfield, Switzerland. In 1927, Émile Dewoitine – a French aviation designer and manufacturer, formerly working for Latécoère company – being disappointed by the lack of interest in his aircraft developments in France, […]

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Combat exercise of Russian transport aviation

by on 15th March 2020 0

In early March 2020, the crews of Russian Military Transport Aviation – MTA (Военно-транспортная авиация – ВТА) performed the live-fire combat exercise at Kushalino training ground, Tver region. At first sight, the combination of terms ´transport aviation´ and ´live-fire exercise´ could seem strange, if not even ridiculous, but a closer inspection can show a legitimate […]

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New certificates for Ansat helicopter

by on 14th March 2020 0

At the beginning of March 2020, light multipurpose helicopter Ansat, being manufactured by Russian Helicopters company, received three new, important certificates from the Russian aviation authorities, significantly increasing the capabilities of this rotorcraft. Firstly, on 12th March 2020, the Kazan Helicopters company – a manufacturer of Ansat helicopter being a part of Russian Helicopters holding […]

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MiG -AT / МиГ-АТ

by on 10th March 2020 0

MiG-AT (project 821) prototype of twin-jet advanced training aircraft, shown at the static exhibition of XIII International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 in Zhukovsky, Moscow area. MiG-AT was among the projects proposed within the Soviet competition for a new advanced training aircraft, launched in the late 1980s. The new trainer was intended to replace the […]

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In-flight refuelling practice of Russian military aviation

by on 5th March 2020 0

The beginning of this year for Russian aviation was marked by intensive trainings on air-to-air refuelling procedures. Both the Russian naval aviation and tactical units from the Aerospace Forces performed several scheduled day- and night-refuelling practices. In the second part of February, the crews of Su-30SM multipurpose fighters and Su-24M bomber aircraft from the Baltic […]

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