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by tomcat604
13 Dec 2015, 15:49
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 12dec2015: F-16 "destroyed by own missile", supposedly....
Replies: 4
Views: 2430

Re: 12dec2015: F-16 "destroyed by own missile", supposedly..

This coming from FARS? Isn't that the mouthpiece for the Iranian gov't?
Has anybody corraborated the claimed losses from the article?
I cant recall having seen that many combat losses - although i could be wrong.
by tomcat604
19 Nov 2015, 15:21
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Hyakuri barrier landings
Replies: 4
Views: 2607

Re: Hyakuri barrier landings

Ummm - so where is he hiding the second seat ?
BTW nice pic's!
by tomcat604
04 Oct 2015, 19:15
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Venezuela SU30 crash 17/09/2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2192

Re: Venezuela SU30 crash 17/09/2015

Flanker wrote:oil most likely ....
So they will pay with oil to the world's second largest oil producer????(Russia)
I don't think so .....
by tomcat604
22 Sep 2015, 14:36
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Venezuela SU30 crash 17/09/2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2192

Re: Venezuela SU30 crash 17/09/2015

reaction of President Maduro : 'Venezuela seeks to replace this SU30, and plans to buy at least 12 new SU30s from Russia (and military equipment from China) in order to defend airspace and combat drug trafficking' source : Bloomberg And what are they going to use to pay for those new SU30's? Or doe...
by tomcat604
30 Jun 2015, 14:48
Forum: Helispot
Topic: S-92s in Djibouti
Replies: 4
Views: 1766

Re: S-92s in Djibouti

What does the S-92 give the SOF guys that a H-60 doesn't? More range - more room ?
by tomcat604
07 Jun 2015, 01:50
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Exercise "Houras 2015"
Replies: 2
Views: 1370

Re: Exercise "Houras 2015"

Now there's something you don't see everyday - Thank you!
by tomcat604
31 May 2015, 01:11
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Canada: civilian-operated F-16 fighter jets later this year.
Replies: 13
Views: 2572

Re: Canada: civilian-operated F-16 fighter jets later this y

Are our European friends looking to get rid of some Vipers? (ie Dutch or Belgian) Do they have any more to get rid of that aren't currently in service?
Maybe the Italian ADF's would be considered?
by tomcat604
18 May 2015, 01:00
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Japan April 2015 - Hyakuri
Replies: 7
Views: 3054

Re: Japan April 2015 - Hyakuri

Great set - nice to see the "real" Rhino going strong in the land of the rising sun!
by tomcat604
13 May 2015, 22:01
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Tigermeet 2015 Konya
Replies: 2
Views: 2495

Re: Tigermeet 2015 Konya

Very Nice!!! The dark sky adds an extra "punch" to the shots.
by tomcat604
05 May 2015, 14:41
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: QF-4E refused to be shot down
Replies: 10
Views: 3815

Re: QF-4E refused to be shot down

How long before someone suggests we upgrade the engines and avionics and put the Rhino back into production?
Oh wait ......
by tomcat604
29 Mar 2015, 18:57
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Saudi F 15 crew rescued
Replies: 2
Views: 1438

Re: Saudi F 15 crew rescued

Doesn't do the rest of us much. Unless you are a subscriber you cant see the article.
Can you post some more details?
by tomcat604
24 Nov 2014, 16:19
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Rainbow Canyon (Oct/2014)
Replies: 18
Views: 6464

Re: Rainbow Canyon (Oct/2014)

Picture 14 - did anyone notice that this Eagle is carrying "live" rounds. It's unusual for a peacetime training mission to carry lives!!!!
BTW - super shots thanks for posting them!
by tomcat604
20 Sep 2014, 01:34
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 6 MiG-31 close to Alaska?
Replies: 2
Views: 996

Re: 6 MiG-31 close to Alaska?

According to BBC news \ Six Russian fighter jets were intercepted by American and Canadian planes off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday, US defence officials have confirmed. They entered what is known as the Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ), but did not enter US air space. http://www.bbc.com/ne...
by tomcat604
08 Aug 2014, 15:58
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 07aug2014: the first Ukrainian Mig-29 to be shot down?
Replies: 3
Views: 1664

Re: 07aug2014: the first Ukrainian Mig-29 to be shot down?

Sorry but what exactly does this video show? How can you tell from a smoke plume that it was a MiG29?