16th July 2020
  • 16th July 2020

Mi-26T2V – The biggest helicopter in the world completes preliminary flight tests.

by 6th April 2019 0

Russian Helicopters, a part of Rostec State Corporation, successfully completed preliminary flight tests of the Mi-26T2V helicopter. The aircraft is now being prepared for a handover to the Russian Ministry of Defense to do joint official tests. The upgraded heavy Mi-26T2V helicopter designed in the interests of the Ministry of Defense made its first...

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Gearing up for the 2019 airshow season

by 2nd April 2019 0

Between 19th February and 13th March, the Gripen rehearsal flights before the new display season took place at the 21st Air Force Base in Časláv. The Czech Air Force is a JAS-39 Gripen C/D operator since 2005, all fourteen aircraft (12 single-seat Gripen C and 2 two-seat Gripen D) are leased from Sweden until...

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Almost a half-century with the Ilyushin airlifter – the IL-76 story

by 25th March 2019 0

On March 25th there was a 48th anniversary of the first flight of Ilyushin Il-76, the multi-purpose strategic airlifter, designed and produced in the former Soviet Union. During those 47 years Il-76 has become one of the icon aircraft, inseparable connected with the late 20th century military conflicts, natural disasters, humanitarian aid and several...

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The newest, the finest and the legendary – the static aircraft display at MAKS-2017

by 29th July 2017 0

During the six days of its operation more than 450,000 people visited the 13th edition of the biennial Russian biggest aviation event, the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017. The specialised public and other visitors could follow the flight programme with 90 participating aircrafts in solo and team displays, the presentation of the aviation...

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´Tigers´ over the North Sea – NATO Tiger Meet 2014

by 7th July 2014 0

The 2014 edition of the multinational, annual live-fly exercise and Tiger – squadron gathering took place between 16th and 26th June, at Fliegerhorst Schleswig/Jagel in Germany. The participating seventeen member squadrons from NATO Tiger Association and Partnership for Peace programme were hosted by Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 51 ´Immelmann´. TaktLwG 51 ´I´, formerly – until September...

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