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by n33d4sp33d_85
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: Aviation News Mega-Thread
Replies: 846
Views: 81230

Re: Aviation News Mega-Thread

Portuguese Air Force retires Alouette 3 On 16 June 2020, the Força Aerea Portuguesa (FAP, Portuguese Air Force) officially retired the SE3160 Alouette 3 helicopter after 57 years of service. The unit, Esq552 "Zangões" at Beja air base, transferred to the Leonardo AW119Kx Koala helicopter, of which ...
by n33d4sp33d_85
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: Aviation News Mega-Thread
Replies: 846
Views: 81230

Re: Aviation News Mega-Thread

With the recent easing of work and travel restrictions in Australia as the nation begins to heal from the COVID-19 pandemic, our good friend John Parker at Warbirds Online was able to visit Vintage Fighter Restorations (VFR) in Scone, New South Wales, Australia to see how they are progressing on th...
by n33d4sp33d_85
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: On This Day In Aviation History
Replies: 545
Views: 62783

Re: On This Day In Aviation History

68 years ago today: Eye opener: On this date in 1952 Airship ZPN-1 entered US Naval service. https://www.facebook.com/avgeekery/posts/2918731448213826?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARABeEtAbPJa-bUaRHnz6HITsrfJdcZbi3dJSHz0gnfBMRIlr5nWv3yfBlkUCh2edxLAf7PVy0v8rWZHKTTrD0ywveiikylL-8tkkSlq_9J04gYOjKZfMf7h5eQy1-HG1P-...
by n33d4sp33d_85
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: Oregon International Air Show 2020 (CANCELLED)
Replies: 5
Views: 1435

Re: Oregon International Air Show 2020

Posted on their website: Ticket sale email announcement coming soon! Capacity may be limited and the event is expected to sell out. To thank our "Wingmen" - those who regularly attend our Air Shows, including the 2020 show - we will email you a special link early so you will get to choose your seats...
by n33d4sp33d_85
Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: On This Day In Aviation History
Replies: 545
Views: 62783

Re: On This Day In Aviation History

79 years ago today, the Brewster SB2A Buccaneer flew for the first time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewfqy4wUeKI 65 years ago today, the Tupolev Tu-104 (NATO code-named: Camel) flew for the first time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWPA6HgbbPs 61 years ago today, the Dassault Mirage IV, a supe...
by n33d4sp33d_85
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: 2020 Airshow Performer Info And Schedules
Topic: 2020 USAF F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team Schedule
Replies: 31
Views: 8396

Re: 2020 USAF F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team Schedule

Warbirds and Wingmen 🛩️✈️⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ It's always a special occasion for us when we get to fly alongside a piece of #history.⁣ ⁣ Swipe 👈 to see our pics from today's practice, where we had the privilege to practice flying with a beautiful #P51 Mustang from the @airforceheritageflight.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 📸: Capt Kip Sum...
by n33d4sp33d_85
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:26 am
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: Aviation News Mega-Thread
Replies: 846
Views: 81230

Re: Aviation News Mega-Thread

https://www.flightglobal.com/us-airlines-strengthen-anti-coronavirus-measures-to-inspire-traveller-confidence/138864.article https://www.flightglobal.com/fixed-wing/canada-approved-to-buy-50-sidewinder-aim-9x-block-ii-missiles-for-cf-18-hornets/138865.article https://www.flightglobal.com/airframers/...
by n33d4sp33d_85
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: Aviation News Mega-Thread
Replies: 846
Views: 81230

Re: Aviation News Mega-Thread

Satellite Imagery Spots Egyptian Air Force First Sukhoi Su-35 Fighter Jets - See Details: https://bit.ly/30KOgsh https://www.facebook.com/109812104009957/photos/a.130649325259568/154838072840693/?type=3&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARBBn5piqRkM1dTzFRhPXm00RfumJmzNq332oFd_uQ8b9WJyad-IIEqbJoF8DkWOUrDQf9a-jGxKRk...
by n33d4sp33d_85
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: On This Day In Aviation History
Replies: 545
Views: 62783

Re: On This Day In Aviation History

36 years ago today: Today in 1984, Frontier Airlines teamed Captain Emily Warner and First Officer Barbara Cook together in what one official for the airlines called the "first all-female flight crew in commercial airline history." Warner was hired by Frontier Airlines in 1973 and is considered to b...