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Flares have never looked so good

Posted on our AirSpace gallery is this neck-craning image from regular contributor Flyvertosset of a Boeing F-15 upside down above Nellis AFB. Flyvertosset gallery on flightglobal.com/AirSpace

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Queen of the skies takes flight

To accompany this lovely picture posted on our AirSpace gallery, here’s the accompanying caption from contributor EnoAeroPics: “The sun finally broke through in the late afternoon of 7 November 2012 when Boeing 747-406BC c/n 30455 (l/n 1302) PH-BFY “City of Johannesburg” of KLM lifted off runway 06-24 at Schiphol Amsterdam airport. The aircraft first flew on […]

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Ooooh, MH-47 lovliness from Croatia

Now this is nice. Posted on our AirSpace forum is this little gem from Croatian snapper Boran Pivčić. He writes: “By far the most impressive visitor to our little airfield – Lucko (LDZL), Zagreb, Croatia – is seen hover taxiing to the helicopter start gates for a night mission behind callsign Crazy 21. An impressive […]

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Happy 50th Birthday – thanks for not delivering nuclear armageddon

Boeing is saying a big happy birthday to the youngest member of  the US Air Force’s B-52 Stratofortress fleet which was delivered from its Wichita facilty a half-century ago. The H-model bomber - 61-040 – was assigned to Minot AFB, North Dakota, and remains in active service. Here it is earlier in its life: Boeing

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UK Army 2012 photographic competition

A couple of images from this year’s UK Army photographic competition caught our eye. The overall winner, taken by Sgt Mark Nesbit, shows British soldiers climbing on board a Boeing CH-47 Chinook at the end of a joint mission with the Afghan army. Sgt Mark Nesbit/MoD/Rex Features A runner-up, shot by Cpl Wes Calder, also features […]

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UK Royal Air Force Boeing E-3D Sentry

Posted on our AirSpace gallery by user sunshine band is this image of a UK Royal Air Force Boeing E-3D Sentry AWACS aircraft flying at Waddington. Credit: User sunshine band on Flightglobal/AirSpace

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First United Airlines Dreamliner unveiled

First Boeing 787 Dreamliner in United Airlnes livery

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Pic of the week: KLM 777-200 on short final to YVR

AirSpace user boeing764 posted this shot of a KLM Boeing 777-200 (PH-BQF) on short final to Vancouver (eh) on 1 May following a flight from Schiphol. Credit: user boeing764

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Cargolux’s big beast off to Bangkok

From the Commercial Aviation gallery on Flightglobal/AirSpace here’s Cargolux’s shiny new Boeing 747-8F shortly after departure to Bangkok. Credit: user Commercial Aviation on AirSpace

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USMC Boeing Sea Knights in the Philippines

Like something straight out of Apocalypse Now comes this picture from the US Marine Corps. OK, so it’s not the ‘Nam, but the Philippines, and shows a pair of Boeing CH-46E Sea Knights on exercise on Palawan. The helicopters are with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262, Marine Air Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III […]

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