Tag Archives | Boeing

Chinook.jpg

Chinook at Waddington

Another fine shot on Flightglobal’s AirSpace forum from user Sunshine Band, showing a practice run from an Royal Air Force Chinook HC2 at RAF Waddington prior to the air show weekend.  User Sunshine Band on AirSpace

Continue Reading
thomsondreamliner.jpg

It’s Thomson 787 Friday

What with the arrival of the first UK Dreamliner – G-TUIA – at Manchester airport this morning here’s a nice shot of the jet coming in to land courtesy of AirSpace user Andyxh558. The Thomson Airways 787 touched down at exactly 11am, although radar tracks show a fairly protracted approach taking in Blackburn, a few […]

Continue Reading
Boeing F-15.jpg

“Here comes the boom”

Lifted from the US Air Force’s image gallery is this shot of a Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle – based at RAF Lakenheath in England but deployed for Operation Enduring Freedom – topping up its fuel tank from a Boeing KC-10 Extender over Southwest Asia. And the title? Again from the USAF site.

Continue Reading
Boeing F-15.jpg

“Here comes the boom”

Lifted from the US Air Force’s image gallery is this shot of a Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle – based at RAF Lakenheath in England but deployed for Operation Enduring Freedom – topping up its fuel tank from a Boeing KC-10 Extender over Southwest Asia. And the title? Again from the USAF site.

Continue Reading
Boeing F-15.jpg

“Here comes the boom”

Lifted from the US Air Force’s image gallery is this shot of a Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle – based at RAF Lakenheath in England but deployed for Operation Enduring Freedom – topping up its fuel tank from a Boeing KC-10 Extender over Southwest Asia. And the title? Again from the USAF site.

Continue Reading
mh47kdh.jpg

Would you argue with him?

Lovely picture on our AirSpace gallery from user sunshine band of this US Army Boeing MH-47 Chinook in Afghanistan. Thank him also for the title above. According to Flightglobal’s World Air Forces directory, the US Army has a fleet of 72 of the attack helicopters. User Sunshine Band on flightglobal.com/AirSpace

Continue Reading
flyingv.jpg

The Flying V

If you are going to perform (is that the right verb?) a flying V, then you may as well make sure it looks as good as this one. Featuring aircraft from the US Air Force, and US Navy, along with the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, and Royal Australian Air Force flying in formation over the […]

Continue Reading
stratofortress.jpg

Falling with style

It looks as though this Boeing B-52 Stratofortress may be seconds away from disaster, but we’ll assume things turned out just fine on its way in to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada last month. US Air Force

Continue Reading
canada_airlift.jpg

Canadian CC-117 on the way to Mali

A little glimpse of the multinational effort to help the French armed forces, in this case by way of their Francophone brothers across the Atlantic. Pictured are French military jeeps marshalled behind a Canadian Forces CC-177 Globemaster III aircraft at Base aérienne 125 Istres-Le Tubé in Istres, France for transportation to Bamako, Mali. Picture courtesy […]

Continue Reading
C-17reflection.jpg

C-17 reflects, contemplates the meaning of existence

Well, possibly, it could just be parked somewhere very scenic. So, according to the blurb on the US Air Force website the Boeing C-17 is on the runway at Pago Pago International airport in American Samoa. The puddle in the foreground is as a result of Tropical Cyclone Evan. US Air Force

Continue Reading