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CONDOR
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Re: Afghanistan

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AmericanSoldier15U and Tigerspoon thanks very much for showing these images ! Just great !
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Re: Afghanistan

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Very interesting pictures! Thanks for posting!
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Re: Afghanistan

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Wow...great stuff!!! I take the chance to post some of my stuff from my visit in Afghanstan in Feb 2011. Shots are made at FSB Herat and FOB Shaft (Shindad) during my embed with the italian armed forces in RC-West. Hope you like...


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Re: Afghanistan

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Maybe a strange question, but was is the DoS Airwing (Department of State ?) ?

Is this something like Air America was in the past ?
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Re: Afghanistan

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AmericanSoldier15U wrote:Sadly, i only had a point and shoot to work with, so the quality on my shots isnt nearly up to par with yours. I will share some more at a later time.
Please do share your pics AmericanSoldier15U! The more, the merrier... 8)
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Re: Afghanistan

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Copter wrote:Maybe a strange question, but was is the DoS Airwing (Department of State ?) ?

Is this something like Air America was in the past ?

If your are talking about the Dakota, yep it is DoS Air Wing (Department of State Air Wing)
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Re: Afghanistan

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What's that guy doing so close near (on) the runway on picture nr2 with the IL-76 overhead? Is that guy supposed to clean that white stuff near the threshold? :worship:

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Re: Afghanistan

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Excellent photos gents! Please keep them coming! :D
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very nice :respect: :worship:
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Re: Afghanistan

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What a FAN-TAS-TIC photo report!
Good light! Sharp pics! Alot of rare birds!

I have some questions about some planes:
1) is the An-26 Curl still in service with the Afghan air force? I thought they were wfu in december 2010
2) are the Seaking-like choppers (N61nh and N364fh) the S-61T Triton ordered specialy for use in Atan?

And once again, thank you for sdharing all these wonderful pics!

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Re: Afghanistan

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OOOOoooooooooooh man, what a great report!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I enjoyed every pic!!!!!!!!!!
WE WANT MORE!!!!!!!!!!!
Grtz, Roel :respect: :D 8) :yourock: :day:
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Re: Afghanistan

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This topic becoming better and better :clap: Don't hesitate to show us more of those great aircrafts and location guys :D
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Re: Afghanistan

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And Kandahar recently.
Grtz,
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Oh man this topic just keeps getting better and better. Those 'Little Birds' are pretty rarely photographed I think!
are the Seaking-like choppers (N61nh and N364fh) the S-61T Triton ordered specialy for use in Atan?
I doubt that; according to several sources on the web (thank you Google), S-61T's are refurbished SH-3's, so ex-mil versions. The N61NH and N364FH are 'civil' :roll: S-61N's registered to EP Aviation.
By the way, EP stands for Erik Prince, the former owner of Xe, better known as Blackwater. So I guess these S-61's are flying their mercenaries eh sorry I mean security personnel around.

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Re: Afghanistan

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Hm those little birds had been at MeS during my stay as well..... very silent guys :wink: A lot of nice photos at this topic already. Really love to watch those pages.
I'll upload some additional shots at the weekend. (have to search for some nice ones at my harddrive)
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