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Greek air force on exercise in Israel

Via our Israeli correspondent, Arie Egozi, comes this image of Greek air force Northrop Grumman F-16s, Israeli air force Boeing F-15s and an IAF Boeing 707 tanker on exercise above Israel back in November. In all, five Greek F-16s took part, flying from the IAF’s base at Uvda in southern Israel and performing a five-day exercise, which […]

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Image of the Week: Royal Netherlands F-16

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 3 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user Joris van Boven. It depicts a Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 taking off from Vokel Air Force Base during a demonstration test flight. Start a gallery on AirSpace for your chance at having your photograph featured as […]

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Nighttime In-Flight Refuelling

Today’s image is from Airbus and depicts its Aerial Refuelling Boom System (on an A310) making contact with a Portuguese F-16AM–at night! This was conducted as part of the readiness for A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) qualification. From Airbus: After approach maneuvers to calibrate illumination, 17 contacts were made between the A310 and the […]

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On this day in 1931: Swissair formed

Swissair was formed on this day 78 years ago. This is how Flight reported the news of this change in control of Swiss civil aviation: “Swissair was “formed by the amalgamation of the two principal air navigation companies in Switzerland, namely, the Ad Astra-Aero Company’ of Zurich, and the Balair, S.A. of Basle, both of […]

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Lockheed Martin F-16 on delivery to Royal Jordanian Airforce

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Lockheed Martin F-16A Fighting Falcon

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Black Knights Display Team

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Lockheed Martin F-16

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Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon

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