15th December 2019
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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... Read More

´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... Read More

Another edition of ´BARS´ joint tactical exercise successfully completed

by on 3rd November 2019 0
Another edition of joint Serbian – Russian air force tactical exercise, codenamed ´BARS´ was held between 30th October and 2nd November 2019, at ´Privolzhskiy´ air base near Astrakhan. The exercise was performed with the participation of MiG-29 fighter aircraft and Mi-8AMTSh helicopters from air force and army aviation of both countries. The fifth edition... Read More

Letter from the editor – November 2019

by on 1st November 2019 0
Dear friends and followers! The autumn season is already here and, fortunately, bringing us some really great and warm ´golden autumn´ days. There is no need to say such days offers us the great opportunity to visit the nearby airfield and use this warm light of the season to take some awesome pictures. Our... Read More

Breitling Jet Team – the end of the story

by on 3rd October 2019 0
On 22nd September, the display performed at Festival Aérien Cervolix in France became the final conclusion of the 17-year-long activity of the Breitling Jet Team. As yet another consequence of Breitling´s exit from the aviation sponsorship, in July 2019 the Swiss watchmaker decided not to renew the sponsorship contract with Apache Aviation, the operator... Read More

Hawker Hurricane Mk. IV

by on 24th September 2019 0
Hawker Hurricane Mk. IV ´JV-N´ KZ321 – an iconic World War II aircraft photographed while performing an amazing low pass over the Kleine-Brogel airfield, during the spotter day on 14th September 2019. Hurricane Mk. IV was one of the final variants of the Hawker-manufactured fighter, produced between 1942 and 1944. At that time, Hurricane... Read More

Letter from the editor – September 2019

by on 23rd September 2019 0
Dear friends and followers! Autumn is already here, and this usually means the end of the air show season… In fact, the last weekend – with Athens Flying Week, Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show and Festa al Cel – closed the 2019 season in Europe. There are still a few aviation events scheduled... Read More

Letter from the editor – August 2019

by on 24th August 2019 0
Dear Readers and Friends of Afterburner – The Aviation Magazine, Step by step, we´re going the Afterburner way and soon it would be six months since the day our web page and aviation magazine started. As already mentioned in previous editorials, at the very beginning we had some concerns regarding if and how our... Read More
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