2nd December 2020
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On the wings of an ´Eagle´

by on 28th November 2020 0
A few days ago, on 25th November 2020, Captain Ana Perišić of the Serbian Air Force and Air Defence (Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздухопловна одбрана Војске Србије) performed her first solo flight on a Soko J-22 Orao (English: eagle) ground-attack and reconnaissance jet, in this way becoming the very first female attack aircraft pilot in... Read More

Russian Army Aviation in Nagorno-Karabakh

by on 27th November 2020 0
As already mentioned in our report from opening an airlift to Armenia, the Russian Army Aviation Mi-8 and Mi-24 helicopters are included in the peacekeeping deployment to Nagorno-Karabakh. Those helicopters were, just like other military equipment, transferred to Erebuni air base on board of Il-76 and An-124 transport aircraft. The so-called 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war... Read More

First Ansat for Republika Srpska

by on 22nd November 2020 0
The Russian Helicopters holding company has announced the first delivery of Ansat helicopter for a European customer. This rotorcraft – being the first of total three contracted helicopters – is equipped for medical operations and would be operated by the Ministry of Interior of Republika Srpska. Republika Srpska (not to be confused with the... Read More

Aircraft and a whole lot more – Vadim Zadorozhny´s Museum of Vehicles

by on 15th November 2020 0
Just about five kilometres from the Moscow city limits, located in the small settlement called Arkhangelskoye, there is one of the most amazing museums in Russia and even in Europe – Vadim Zadorozhny´s Museum of Vehicles (Музей техники Вадима Задорожного). One building with three floors of exhibition halls and more than 3,5 hectare of... Read More

Czech Gripen fighters reached another milestone

by on 15th November 2020 0
A few days ago, on 11th November 2020, the JAS-39C/D jet fighters operated by the Czech Air Force reached another milestone of their service, by accumulating 30,000 flying hours. This remarkable achievement has also a deep symbolic meaning, as it was accomplished exactly on the Remembrance Day. The Czech Air Force received its first... Read More

First helicopter knock-down kits to Kazakhstan

by on 8th November 2020 0
The Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAP) of the Russian Helicopters holding has delivered two Mi-8AMT helicopter knock-down kits to Kazakhstan, which would be assembled by their customer. The delivery is based on a trilateral contract for semi-knock-down (SKD) assembly of Mi-8AMT / Mi-171E helicopters, signed by Kazakhstan Engineering, Aircraft Repair Plant No. 405 in Kazakhstan... Read More

Live-fly exercise of the 6th Army

by on 2nd November 2020 0
In the first part of October, a mixed aviation group from the 6th Red Banner Leningrad Army of Air and Air Defence Forces (6-я Краснознамённая Ленинградская армия Военно-воздушных сил и противовоздушной обороны) took part in the large-scale, live-fly exercise organized in the Astrakhan and Voronezh regions. The mixed aviation group deployed for the exercise... Read More

´Grim Reapers´ over Iceland

by on 1st November 2020 0
On 8th October 2020, a detachment of fourteen F-15C/D Eagle aircraft belonging to the 493rd Fighter Squadron, left their home base at RAF Lakenheath in the United Kingdom and headed Keflavik Air Base. In this way, after more than two years gap, the 493rd Squadron returned to Iceland.   The 493rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron,... Read More

Letter from the Editor – November 2020

by on 1st November 2020 0
Dear Friends, Fans and Followers! The early November usually would be the time to talk about the recently concluded air show season, share our experiences from the visited events and making plans for the future. Regrettably, this year all is different… When our last editorial was issued, at the end of August, we really... Read More

72nd anniversary of Russian Army Aviation

by on 31st October 2020 0
On 28th October, the Russian Army Aviation (AA) celebrated its 72nd anniversary. On this occasion, several official celebrations were observed around the country, as well as the dedicated live-fly trainings. The history of Russian (then Soviet) army aviation dates back to 1948, when the first helicopter squadron was formed at Serpukhov, equipped with ´Omega-3´... Read More
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