PLAAF J-10A demostration team Part 1 ( Taxi and hot ramp actions)

The August 1st or 81st Aerobatics Team (Chinese: 八一飞行表演队) is the aerobatic demonstration team of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force. It is named after the date of the founding of the PLA (August 1, 1927), and is a part of the PLAAF Beijing Military Region. The unit was founded in 1962 and has over Read More …

RMAF Cougar medium helicopter

RMAF Cougar The EC 725 medium-sized (11t), twin-engine helicopter is a member of the Cougar helicopter family developed by Eurocopter.The fuselage is of light alloy material with a large composite intermediate structure and cowlings. The machine-milled frames are strengthened for crashworthiness. The crew and troops are protected by removable armour plating. The maximum seat capacity Read More …

Dyess AFB 2015 Open House

Big Country Airfest 2015 was held in Dyess AFB Abilene Texas. Home of the 7th Bomb Wing flying the B-1B Lancer and 317th Airlift Group C-130J. Both belongs to the Air combat command. This airshow was very unique with a B-1B with US Army AH-64D, UH-60L tactical demo and C-130J para drop demo. This is Read More …

MCAS Beaufort 2015 Part 3…….. Static Display

Static Display in an Airshow have always been neglected again and again. Most Magazines, blogs just focus on the flying stuff. But as a Scale Aviation modeller we look at the details of each aircraft ….. Here you have it…. MCAS Beaufort 2015… Static display for this East Coast Fightertown or the Marines Hornet’s Nest……. Read More …

MCAS Beaufort 2015 Part 2 —MAGTF Demo

MAGTF Demo One of the scheduled performers for this show that really drew my attention was the MAGTF (Marine Air-Ground Task Force) demo. After reading the impressive list of aircraft that would participate, and never having seen one before, I was really looking forward to it. The MAGTF can be utilized in a variety of Read More …

MCAS Beaufort 2015, Part 1 Tac Demo

              MCAS Beaufort located in South Carolina hosts all active duty USMC F-18 air operations on the East Coast, said aircraft and squadrons being assigned to Marine Aircraft Group (MAG-31). With 6 full squadrons of F/A-18 MCAS Beaufort’s nickname is “Fightertown East” . MAG-31 consists of the following Air Read More …

LIMA 2015 Part Deuce ( Static Display)

Aircraft Static Display have always been neglected on many airshows reports. The ohhs and the ahhs of blue angels or T-birds doing their aerobatic passes…..  However, I always think many aviation enthusiasts visit Airshow like this to see their favorite aircraft up close and personal. Here Airwingspotter try as best to show what was in Read More …

LIMA 2015 Part 1 ( Aerial Display)

LIMA 2015 Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) is a maritime and aerospace exhibition that takes place once every two years in the island of Langkawi , Malaysia. 2015 marks another great year of local and international attendance. With Malaysia replacing their ageing fleet of MIG-29, LIMA 2015 stars with Dassault’s contingent showing off Read More …

Wings Over Houston Military Demo ( V22 Osprey and Coast Guard Demo)

Due to sequestatioin, the US military have very sparse participation for this year’s airshow. US Marines commited their V22 Osprey demo from MCAS Miramar and the US Coast guard have the Dauphin demo. Here are part of the actions we saw. Pictures by Dave Chng and Bill Havel Ellington Field Texas Guards Ramp: Here are Read More …

Ellington Field ( Wings Over houston) Arrivals and practices (Thur)

Wings Over Houston 2014. One of the primer airshow for the TX region . Usually Ellington Field gets quite good selections of Warbirds, Military performance.  This year even with the sequestration from DOD , WOH still gets the MV-22, Coast Guard Demo and the Blue Angels. The star of 2014 show would be the Vietnam Read More …