26th January 2020
  • 26th January 2020

Articles Posted by Jacek Domański

Barkhane, Serval, Newcombe – the little-known operations in Africa.

by on 1st December 2019 0

The sad news about the mid-air collision of two French helicopters in Mali, killing thirteen, flashed around the world a few days ago. This tragedy, paradoxically, recalled the world about ´Operation Barkhane´, the French-led mission in Africa, which so far was overshadowed by other military conflicts and counter-terrorism operation. When we speak about the anti-jihadist […]

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Mi-171A2 helicopter enters new markets

by on 30th November 2019 0

Mi-171A2 multirole helicopter was certified by the Civil Aviation Department of India, that confirmed the new Russian rotorcraft complied with Indian civilian aviation requirements. The certification opens the Indian market for the latest modified helicopter of well-known Mi-17/171 family. The first Mi-171A2 for an Indian customer has already been produced by Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant and […]

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Fouga CM-170R Magister

by on 26th November 2019 0

Fouga CM-170R Magister, D-IFCC (Quax Flieger) – a photo taken in June, during the spotter day in Nordholz air base (Fliegerhorst Nordholz), organized in addition to the Tag der Bundeswehr 2019 annual open doors event of the German armed forces. Developed in the early 1950s, as the replacement of piston-powered trainers in the French Air […]

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Mi-38 debuting the international market at Dubai Air Show

by on 20th November 2019 0

During the currently ongoing Dubai Airshow 2019, the Russian Helicopters company made the first foreign presentation of its newest Mi-38 civilian helicopter. The rotorcraft featuring a luxury-cabin variant, is not only a part of the static exposition, but also would be presented during the flying display. The first serial-manufactured Mi-38 helicopter was already introduced last […]

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´Tiger tail art´ at NATO Tiger Meet 2018

by on 19th November 2019 0

Five tails of five jet fighters from different ´Tiger squadrons´, at the static display during the Aerofestival 2018 in Poznań, Poland – the event that was organized parallelly to NTM 2018, and at this opportunity hosting some ´Tiger´ aircraft at the static display. On the photo there are seen: F-16A Fighting Falcon ´FA-116´, 31st Squadron, […]

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´Centre-2019´ – Russia hosted the joint multinational exercise of SCO countries

by on 13th November 2019 0

Between 16th and 21st September, at several locations in Russia and other SCO countries, the multinational Strategic Command and Staff Exercise ´Centre-2019´ (Центр-2019) was held. All eight member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation were participating, deploying almost 130,000 of military personnel, 20,000 vehicles and 600 aircraft. The main part of the exercise was organized […]

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A walk through the resting place of aviation legends

by on 11th November 2019 0

November usually is the month in which we especially remember those who passed away. At this special time of the year, we´d like to share with you an article different than usual – a walk through one of the most famous cemeteries in Eastern Europe, the Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow, telling you the story of […]

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Aviation Fair got its wings

by on 6th November 2019 0

The Aviation Fair in Pardubice, which has been organized for almost 30 years and already is one of the best-known air shows in the Central Europe, now got its own wings. On 22nd October 2019, the Aviation Fair Squadron (Letka Aviatické pouti) officially commenced its operation, when the first aircraft of the newly established squadron […]

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Antonov An-26 ´71386´

by on 5th November 2019 0

Antonov An-26 (NATO reporting name: Curl) ´71386´ from the 138th Transport Squadron (138. мешовита транспортна авијацијска ескадрила), 204th Air Brigade (Batajnica Air Base) of the Serbian Air Force and Air Defence (Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздухопловна одбрана Војске Србије)  – static display during the Danish Air Show 2014, Karup air force base. The Serbian Air Force […]

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