F-15E into the sunset

Fresh from our AirSpace forum is this cracking effort from user Jamie Ewan, posting As Monster Geek, of a Boeing F-15E operated byt eh US Air Force at RAF Lakenheath in the UK.

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Yet another gratuitous A380 image

Yep, another from #DXB13, but is a rather nice photo showing the ubiquitous Emirates Airbus A380 and the Alenia Aermacchi MB-339s flown by the Al Fursan display team of the UAE. Emirates

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A380 at #DXB13

I know we’ve all seen it before, but after yesterday’s record-breaking order hoo-hah it seems appropriate to show the beast flying at the Dubai show (the pic comes via EADS’ Flickr stream). And the keen-eyed may notice a gap amongst the customer logos on the nose where one has been removed. The space sits between […]

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Red Arrows arrive at the Dubai Airshow in style

Red Arrows over the Burj Khalifa

Red Arrows pilot Flight Lieutenant Martin Pert certainly hit the Tweet spot when he shared this stunning image of the Dubai skyline as the world-famous Royal Air Force aerobatic display team arrived in the city during their Middle East tour. The five-week tour of the region takes in the Dubai air show, as well as […]

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Friday rotary fun

Ooooh, we like this. Taken from the UK’s Defence Images website is this cracking shot of an UK Commando Helicopter Force Westland Sea King taking off from the deck of HMS Illustrious while on exercises off the coast of Norway.

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New-look Qantas

Well, sort of. It’s actually the latest in the carrier’s Indigenous Flying Art series which has touched down in Sydney. The Boeing 737-800 shows its new Aboriginal-inspired livery design, based on the work of late West Australian Aboriginal painter, Paddy Bedford. The aircraft named “Mendoowoorrji” is the fourth aircraft in Qantas’ flying art series.

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Lightning the darkness

A little cracker here from our AirSpace forum taken by regular contributor Sunshine Band. It shows a beautifully lit English Electric LIghtning at Newark Air Museum in the UK. Nice. Sunshine Band

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Moody CC-177

Plucked from the depths of the Canadian Forces Combat Camera website comes this image of a Royal Canadian Air Force Boeing CC-177 Globemaster III aircraft parked on a ramp at Beirut International airport, Lebanon after delivering its final load of United Nations vehicles destined for deployment in Syria. Department of National Defence

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Cruzex 2013

Brazil’s air force is holding its annual pan-American exercise – Cruzex – at the moment and has a great collection of images building up on its Flickr stream. This great photograph shows a Northrop F-5, upgraded to the EM standard, operated by the Brazilians. Brazilian air force

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Tornado, training

Each year the UK Royal Air Force runs a photographic competition for its personnel and the results are usually fantastic. 2013′s efforts are no exception. And this image of a Panavia Tornado GR4 from RAF Marham-based IX (B) Sqn is taken from this year’s shortlist. Crown Copyright

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