Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 pilots land fighter aircraft on flightline May 1, 2014, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Fighter aircraft, along with support personnel, travelling to Romania in order to conduct training activities as part of NATO reassurance measures to Central & Eastern Europe. 52nd Fighter Wing and 726th Air Mobility Squadron at Spangdahlem are forward-based, with ready forces equipped to further enable NATO operations & enhance partner readiness.(USAF Senior Airman Rusty…
U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft pilot from the 190th Fighter Squadron lands on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 16, 2014. Approximately 100 Air National Guard Airmen from Gowen Field, Idaho, accompanied the aircraft in support of exercise Combined Resolve II. The exercise uses the air power provided by the A-10s to assist ground forces from NATO allies with close-air-support procedures and operations.(USAF Senior Airman Gustavo Castillo)
Dassault Rafale performing at the Aviation Salon in Dubai, 18 November 2013.
Simulators over for now, at last flight day! Lt. Col. John Turnipseed (right), 559th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, and Air Force Academy Cadet Arturas Kucharevas, a foreign exchange student from Lithuania, make final preparations for a flight in the T-6 Texan II aircraft at Randolph Air Force Base July 19. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rich McFadden) (released)
It first flew on 25 February 1963, & this year (2014) celebrates 50 years service as the transport workhorse of the French Armée de l'Air (& German Luftwaffe). Here a C-160 Transall on maritime patrol.
Capt. John Cummings, F-22 Raptor Demonstration pilot, practices his routine over Tyndall on Jan. 23. While Cummings will do most of his training at Langley, Air Force Instructions require him to make three off-station practice flights of the routine before performing at an air show. (Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Dustin Mullen)
Un Kawasaki P-1 au Salon du Bourget
A Japanese Kawasaki P-1 maritime patrol aircraft.
An Airman from the 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, directs a U.S. C-130J Super Hercules aircraft taxiing in from flying a training mission with the Polish armed forces at Powidz Air Base, Poland, April 3, 2014. Three C-130J and more than 100 U.S. personnel will train to strengthen partnership capacity for real-world NATO opersations until April 12 at the U.S. Aviation Detachment. There are two more scheduled Av-Det rotations this fiscal year. (USAF 2nd Lt.Katrina Cheesman)
French Armée de l'Air R223 / 64-GW - Transall C-160R medium transport. Valenciennes - Denain - LFAV, 14.07.2010.
Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.8 (Reproduction) of Old Rhinebeck collection.In 1915, the Royal Aircraft Factory introduced its “Fighter Experimental”, F.E.8. When the aircraft was designed, a suitable method of synchronizing machine gun fire through revolving propeller blades had not yet been developed by the allies. This “pusher” aircraft was equipped with its rotary engine mounted behind the pilot, providing him with an unobstructed field of fire for his forward firing machine gun.