AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

14 August 1974

Maiden flight of Panavia Tornado. The idea of creating a new Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA), to replace the European F-104 fleet, was born in the late 1960s. Initially, the aeroplane had to be developed […]

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Panavia A-200C Tornado IDS

Panavia A-200C Tornado IDS ´6-13´ (c/n 170/IS013/5019 MM7014), Italian Air Force – 6° Stormo ´Alfredo Fusco´, 154° Gruppo ´Diavoli Rossi´, just after the arrival to Fliegerhorst Schleswig/Jagel, June 2019. Panavia Tornado, one of the Cold […]

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Panavia Tornado ECR

Panavia Tornado ECR from Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 51 ´Immelmann´ (TaktLwG 51 ‘I’), German Air Force, is touching down on the runway at the 31st Tactical Air Base in Poznań – Krzesiny, Poland, during NATO Tiger Meet […]

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Panavia PA200 Tornado IDS

The Panavia Tornado IDS (interdictor/strike) 43+25, from the Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 51 ´Immelmann´ with the special ´Tiger livery´ for the 2019 NATO Tiger Meet in Mont-de-Marsan. The photo was taken at the TaktLwG 51 home base […]