Archive | April, 2013

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US Navy gaggle over the Pacific

Top shot from Rex, via the US Navy, of this gaggle of aircraft from the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group flying in formation during an air power demo over the Pacific Ocean. Rex Features

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All at sea: MRH-90 takes to the waves

Pictured aboard HMAS Choules earlier in April is this Australian Army Aviation Corps MRH-90  helicopter with, the picture caption reads, “lashings fitted and engines still running on the flight deck off the coast of Sydney, NSW”. Australia has 15 of the NH Industries-built transport helicopters in its inventory with a further 31 on order according […]

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All at sea: MRH-90 takes to the waves

Pictured aboard HMAS Choules earlier in April is this Australian Army Aviation Corps MRH-90  helicopter with, the picture caption reads, “lashings fitted and engines still running on the flight deck off the coast of Sydney, NSW”. Australia has 15 of the NH Industries-built transport helicopters in its inventory with a further 31 on order according […]

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All at sea: MRH-90 takes to the waves

Pictured aboard HMAS Choules earlier in April is this Australian Army Aviation Corps MRH-90  helicopter with, the picture caption reads, “lashings fitted and engines still running on the flight deck off the coast of Sydney, NSW”. Australia has 15 of the NH Industries-built transport helicopters in its inventory with a further 31 on order according […]

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‘Thank you’

Nice picture – and indeed, sentiment - on our AirSpace forum from regular Hounddogone of British Airways’ “Firefly” a specially liveried Airbus A319 which was used to transport the Olympic torch to London prior to the games last year.

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The Luftwaffe on Jersey (not for the first time)

As one of the few parts of the British Isles (and here someone may wish to correct my geographical ignorance) occupied by the Germans in the Second World War, Jersey has a rich inheritance of fortifications left over from that period and, among the older generation, a difficult relationship with their former occupiers. So quite […]

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Airbus tells a tall tail

Alright, it’s a poor headline but I was struggling for a suitable pun. Anyway, just released by the good folk in Toulouse is this image of the vertical tail section for the first A380 for Qatar Airways. It’s fresh from the company’s paint shop in Hamburg where it took 10 days to complete. The carrier […]

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Spray on display

Another great picture from AirSpace regular Hounddogone, this time of an Emirates Airbus A380 on a damp take-off roll at London Heathrow. User Hounddogone on flightglobal.com/AirSpace

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Low-level Hawk catches the eye

Spotted on Flightglobal’s AirSpace gallery is this excellent shot by user Viper28 of a BAE Systems Hawk T1 trainer being flown by the Royal Air Force. Our World Air Forces directory lists the service as operating 58 of the type. Viper28 on flightglobal.com/AirSpace

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Turkish delight for Boeing

To coincide with today’s big news that Turkish Airlines is to order up to 95 Boeing 737s (and also to enable me to use this puntastic headline) here’s a brilliant shot of a Turkish Airlines 737-900ER from AirSpace user Martin Needham. Martin Needham/AirSpace To find out more about Turkish Airlines,  check out their profile on […]

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