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by tomcat604
27 Aug 2021, 17:13
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Crash/Heavy landing Mexican Armada Mi17 Hip
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Re: Crash/Heavy landing Mexican Armada Mi17 Hip

Tail rotor failure ? His initial approach to land looked good but then........
by tomcat604
20 Aug 2021, 22:50
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Swidwin (EPSN) - August 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1388

Re: Swidwin (EPSN) - August 2021

Sorry Gerard - close but no cigar - there is no better looker than the almighty Hawg - Its so ugly that it's actually a thing of beauty !!!!!!!!!!
by tomcat604
19 Aug 2021, 20:36
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Swidwin (EPSN) - August 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1388

Re: Swidwin (EPSN) - August 2021

Bennie wrote: 18 Aug 2021, 15:52 Best looking aircraft NATO has to offer since the retirement of the F-111! :worship:
Umm - Best looking SWING-WING aircraft...... :innocent: :innocent:
by tomcat604
13 Aug 2021, 16:56
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: RAF Valley 10/8/21 - Military
Replies: 4
Views: 1174

Re: RAF Valley 10/8/21 - Military

Sad to see 25 SQ (FIGHTER!!!!) markings on ZK032. Would look a heck of a lot better on a Typhoon ..............
by tomcat604
26 Jul 2021, 16:10
Forum: Vintage, warbirds and wrecks & relics
Topic: 24jul2021: F-14 Tomcat pilot / airshow performer Dale Snort Snodgrass died in SIAI Marchetti SM.1019B accident...
Replies: 1
Views: 471

Re: 24jul2021: F-14 Tomcat pilot / airshow performer Dale Snort Snodgrass died in SIAI Marchetti SM.1019B accident...

A true legend has slipped the surly bonds...... You knew that he was never going to pass away in a rocking chair or in bed

RIP Snort - aviation is a little less colorful today
by tomcat604
05 Jul 2021, 16:27
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: F-35 Lightning II developments
Replies: 1958
Views: 616126

Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

:?: In the news section talking about the "Black Knights" achieving FOC - is the aircraft in the photo carrying a gun pod?
Don't Charlie model '35's already have an internal gun???
by tomcat604
14 Jun 2021, 04:32
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: After 18 years the last hungarian soldier returned from Afghanistan
Replies: 3
Views: 904

Re: After 18 years the last hungarian soldier returned from Afghanistan

Jó dolog, hogy végre otthon vannak. In English - It's a good thing that they are finally home
by tomcat604
18 May 2021, 19:04
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 18may2021 pictures: F-15 Eagle damaged during landing at St Louis, ejections...
Replies: 11
Views: 1375

Re: 18may2021 pictures: F-15 Eagle wrecked during landing at St Louis, ejections...

'Wrecked??" Hardly - more like the rain tires weren't fitted and she slid of the runway. Pilot(s) may have misjudged and pulled the striped handle
New canopy , a couple of bang seats - good as new !!!
by tomcat604
18 May 2021, 19:04
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 18may2021 pictures: F-15 Eagle damaged during landing at St Louis, ejections...
Replies: 11
Views: 1375

Re: 18may2021 pictures: F-15 Eagle wrecked during landing at St Louis, ejections...

'Wrecked??" Hardly - more like the rain tires weren't fitted and she slid of the runway. Pilot(s) may have misjudged and pulled the striped handle
New canopy , a couple of bang seats - good as new !!!
by tomcat604
29 Apr 2021, 02:42
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: KNTU/NAS Oceana, VA
Replies: 4
Views: 979

Re: KNTU/NAS Oceana, VA

The E-2D look sweet! What's the bump behind the cockpit ? SatCom ?
by tomcat604
23 Apr 2021, 18:05
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Greek Dassault Rafale acquisition, new and second hand airframes...
Replies: 8
Views: 2246

Re: Greek Dassault Rafale buy approved by Athens parliament, contract signed on 25jan2021...

Trabanti wrote: 23 Apr 2021, 16:22 332 Mira at Tanagra will operate them. The older deux-milles are to be decommissioned or sold.
The contractor Red Air folks have to be eyeballing those frames.... Good compliment to the numerous F-1's already operating.
by tomcat604
22 Mar 2021, 00:39
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: USAF deploys 4 B-1B to Ørland, Norway
Replies: 5
Views: 1310

Re: USAF deploys 4 B-1B to Ørland, Norway

Worldnis wrote: 12 Mar 2021, 16:46
tomcat604 wrote: 10 Mar 2021, 16:55Pictures??
Please have a look for yourself at DVIDS and www.forsvaret.no ... they seem to have all you demanded and could have thought of yourself. US bombers in Norway... :roll:
Thank you for your lovely sarcastic reply - :roll:
by tomcat604
23 Feb 2021, 22:21
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: UH-1 Yankee forced landing near MCAS Miramar
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Re: UH-1 Yankee forced landing near MCAS Miramar

Call the Army - A Chinook can come and lift it!!!