The Ghana Armed Forces have a small but capable Air Force. The key to their success is training, as we found out during a recent visit to Ghana.
US-2N MLD Aviodrome comes alive
On april 28th 2018 the US-2N with serial 151 was officially rolled out the T2 Hangar in her original coulour scheme at the Aviodrome museum at Lelystad airport, The Netherlands.
The Royal Canadian Air Force reached a new milestone this summer with the first operational deployment of the CH-148 Cyclone on board a ship. We were invited to interview Major Erik Weigelin on board the HMCS Ville de Québec. Continue reading
In October and November 2018 a large scale air war was fought in the skies above Norway and also parts of Sweden and Finland. Over 250 aircraft from 14 countries battled against each other. All this as part of Exercise Trident Juncture 2018, the largest NATO exercise since the end of the Cold War. Continue reading
The twelfth edition of the Air-centric Personnel Recovery Operatives Course (APROC) was held successfully in The Netherlands for the first time during May and June 2018. Airbase Gilze-Rijen hosted helicopters and aircraft from no less than 7 countries. Continue reading
From the 7th of June till the 16th of June, the First squadron of the Belgian Air Force organized the Tactical Weapon Meet (TWM) international air exercise at Florennes Air Base.
Meeting future air travel requirements in a rapidly growing global market
The Royal Jordanian Air Force Commander Major General Mansour Aljobour is leading an Air Force in change.
When asked for his vision for the coming ten years, the General is very clear: ”First we start with the human factors. This is the big investment and development actually. Throughout the armed forces we are changing the skills and capabilities we have. This to make them ready for the future, for any plan and any operation.” Continue reading
The ‘Le Cercle des Machines Volantes’ association have a rare MS230 in their collection.
On 2 December 1957 the first flight of a Tipsy Nipper took place. During a recent air-to-air photoshoot performed by Tristar Aviation, Nipper OO-PVA showed up as a suprise. Tristar took the oppertunity to take airborne shots of this unique aircraft.